Chief Executive

Location
London SE1
Salary
£58K
Posted
23 Jul 2019
Closes
23 Aug 2019
Ref
JO1692
Hours
Full Time
Contract Type
Permanent

Job Title: Chief Executive

Salary:  £58k

Hours of work: full time/permanent

Location:  London SE1

We are working in partnership with Age UK Lewisham & Southwark, a charity that aims to improve the lives of older people by providing services and support that address poverty and isolation.  The charity also promotes health and wellbeing and actively connects older people with their communities. This is an exciting opportunity to lead the organisation going forward and to further develop the support available to older people in this part of South London. This is a well established local organisation, continuously innovating and promoting the interests of older people.  The charity is now seeking to appoint a Chief Executive Officer who can build on the success and further strengthen the charity.  The successful candidate will demonstrate:

  • Senior leadership experience in public or not for profit setting with a diverse staff group
  • Proven track record of managing change and building organisational resilience
  • Successful experience in income generation and fundraising as well as managing budgets
  • Experience of working in partnership with multiple voluntary/ statutory organisations
  • Ability to lead local voluntary sector consortia to deliver quality services, addressing any issues that may arise regarding performance and delivery
  • Excellent understanding of key challenges facing the local voluntary sector and the value of diversity.

We are seeking an individual with a commitment to the vision and values of the organisation, including recognising older people as individuals with diverse talents and needs; fairness and equality as service provider, employer and partner; open to partnerships and collaboration with individuals and organisations.

Age UK Lewisham and Southwark is a dynamic, credible, trustworthy and sustainable organisation.  You will be a team player, with drive, energy and enthusiasm as well as emotional resilience.  Age UK is a team of committed people, many of whom are volunteers therefore as leader you will have the responsibility for ensuring a successful, motivated and happy team.

To apply for this role, please e-mail your CV and Supporting Statement to Jill Livingstone, Associate Director, Charisma Charity Recruitment, info@charismarecruitment.co.uk quoting our reference JO1692.

Closing date for applications: 8 September 2019

Interview date: 26 or 27 September 2019

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