Chief Operating Officer

Liverpool, Merseyside
Circa £100,000 per annum, depending on experience and qualifications
09 Mar 2018
03 Apr 2018
Liverpool Archdiocese COO
Kinharvie Institute
Full Time
Contract Type

The Catholic Archdiocese of Liverpool is now seeking to recruit an exceptional candidate as our first Chief Operating Officer. Working closely with the Archbishop, Moderator of the Curia, the Trustees and leads of each department in the Archdiocesan Offices, our Chief Operating Officer will lead the work of all lay personnel who work at the Archdiocesan Offices to ensure they provide the most effective and responsive support to the parishes within the Archdiocese of Liverpool. 

You will be a collaborative, emotionally intelligent leader who has a passion for the church and a proven track record of leading change in a large organisation(s). With significant commercial experience you will have the ability to make decisions to balance financial pressures with the diverse interests of the Archdiocese and the wider public.

We are seeking a strategic thinker who is able to work with others to develop a strategy and create and sustain structures to successfully implement it. Exceptional communication skills are essential along with the ability to influence a variety of different types of people.

This appointment represents an exciting opportunity for someone with vision, commitment and skill to develop the Archdiocesan Offices so they are best able to support parishes in the Archdiocese of Liverpool respond to the challenges and opportunities of the future.

The Catholic Archdiocese of Liverpool is one of the largest Archdioceses in the UK. It extends from the Mersey to the Ribble and encompasses the Isle of Man and parts of Lancashire, north Cheshire and Greater Manchester. It serves a Catholic population of over 550,000.

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