Director, The Prince’s Business Emergency Resilience Group

£55,000 - £65,000
07 Feb 2019
28 Feb 2019
Full Time
Contract Type

The Organisation

Business in the Community - The Prince's Responsible Business Network - is a business-led membership organisation made up of progressive businesses of all sizes who understand that the prosperity of business and society are mutually dependent.Their purpose is to create a fairer society and more sustainable future. They engage thousands of businesses through their campaigns, focusing on Education, Employment, Enterprise, Environment and Employees. Their local, national and international programmes enable businesses to achieve more through collaboration than would otherwise be possible, and they work with members to develop an integrated approach to running a responsible business. They are proud to be part of the Prince's Charities, a not-for-profit organisation of which the Prince of Wales is president.

The Prince's Business Emergency Resilience Group (BERG) is BITC's business resilience campaign. The Group is an active network of leading businesses and organisations across the UK which focuses on helping small and medium sized businesses to build resilience to extreme weather, cyber disruption, pandemic and other crisis events affecting the community.

Director, The Prince's Business Emergency Resilience Group (BERG)

Business in the Community

Salary £55,000-£65,000 depending on experience

Based in London


The Role

BITC are looking for a Director to lead their business resilience campaign (BERG) so that BITC can achieve its goal of being the 'go to place' for responsible business. This role will include building and managing key relationships, talking to the media and speaking at events to increase visibility of both BITC and the campaign. The post is required to coordinate and manage BITC's response to UK business disruption. Alongside team management, the candidate will also be responsible for identifying and creating new income streams for the campaign and BITC as a whole. This is a unique opportunity to take a leading role in helping the UK be more resilient - to prepare, respond and recover from a crisis.

The Person

Engaging directly with some of the most influential people in business, government and charity in support of the overall purpose, the ideal candidate will be an excellent relationship manager with experience of developing strong business partnerships including generating income. Experienced in managing teams this role requires an individual who is engaging and credible at a senior level and who is comfortable with public speaking and acting as an ambassador for both the campaign and BITC.

To Apply

For further details about this exciting opportunity please see the full Job Description on the Prospectus website. You can access this by pressing the "Apply" button below.

To apply, please upload your CV in Word format and include a supporting statement as part of your application, addressing your experience in relation to the key points on the person specification, which should be no longer than 2 sides of A4. A Prospectus consultant will review and assess all submitted applications. As part of the selection process candidates may be invited to meet with a consultant at our offices.

If selected for interview with Business in the Community, interviews are planned to take place on the dates below:

Panel Interviews (1st stage): Wednesday 13th and Friday 15th March

Panel Interviews (2nd stage): TBC

If you have any further questions please call Prospectus on 020 7400 6373

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