Diocesan Secretary

Birmingham, West Midlands
c. £80,000
31 Jul 2019
31 Aug 2019
Full Time
Contract Type

As the UK’s second city, Birmingham has the youngest urban population in Europe and one of the most lively and diverse regions and it is an amazing and vibrant place to serve.

We are seeking a new Diocesan Secretary to resource, develop and encourage Christian mission and ministry across one of the most enterprising and multicultural dioceses in England.  This is a unique opportunity to combine your first-class executive skills with a passion to see God’s Kingdom grow, and you will play a vital part in continuing to shape and implement profound change within our Transforming Church strategy.

We are looking for an exceptional individual with a proven track record of successful high-level management and leadership gained in a diverse environment in the business, public or voluntary sectors. You will combine a solutions-driven approach with the ability to lead a team of highly committed professionals to ensure the delivery of our strategy.

This role requires someone with strong financial acumen and the ability to manage complex working relationships with a wide range of stakeholders; as Diocesan Secretary you will be responsible for the smooth running of the governance of Church of England Birmingham.

This is a senior leadership role in the Church of England Birmingham and there is a genuine occupational requirement for the post holder to be a committed and practising Christian*

For further information about this role and to apply, please click on the "Apply" button. Alternatively, for a confidential discussion about the role, please contact Juliet Brown on 0113 205 6111, Rebecca O’Connor on 020 7426 3373 or Peter Guilder on 07545 441 127.

Closing date is 10am Thursday 12th September 2019.

*Schedule 9, paragraph 1 of the Equality Act 2010 applies to this post.