Head of Finance and Operations

£50,000 - £55,000
18 Feb 2019
07 Mar 2019
Full Time
Contract Type

A growing charity seeks an experienced Finance and Operations professional to help lead a step change in services for older people.


The Organisation:

Established in 1993, Open Age is now celebrating over 25 years of championing an active life for older people. Currently operating in West London we have ambitions to expand our impact and reach in London. With an organisational budget of c£1.8 million and 40 staff, Open Age runs over 380 different activities for older people each week from three centres and over 60 community venues. Be it boxing or ballet, baking to blogging - Open Age's array of high quality activities improve the physical and mental wellbeing of our members and in doing so address the issue of loneliness and isolation among older people.

The Role

Following a strategic review you will join a newly formed Senior Leadership Team, working with a dynamic CEO to help shape the organisation's strategy for growth. Taking responsibility for all aspects of our Financial strategy, your knowledge of operational functions and passion for our work will be put to good use as we develop a new strategy for growth and implement new polices and systems to aid in this ambition. This opportunity will suit someone who is creative, ambitious and eager to make a significant impact.

The Person:

To be successful, you will need the following:

- A proven track record of successfully managing a finance and operations function and delivering successful outcomes.

- Leadership experience, managing high performing teams

- Experience of managing change and growth.

- Awareness of and a desire to impact the issues affecting the lives of people over 50 and a commitment to promoting a positive approach to later life.

To Apply:

To apply, please submit your CV via the "Apply" button below. 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.

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