Head of Executive Office

Location
London (Central
Salary
£50,000 - £55,000
Posted
12 Aug 2019
Closes
12 Sep 2019
Hours
Full Time
Contract Type
Permanent

WorldSkills UK
Head of Executive Office
£50,000 - £55,000 
Full-time, permanent
London, Victoria

WorldSkills UK is all about helping young people go further, faster in their careers, gaining the skills that employers need most. 

We help young people from all backgrounds get the best start in work and life through experiential careers advice activities and access to guidance from peer role models.  Each year we engage thousands of young people in skills competitions right across the UK, where they improve their technical and employability skills to the highest possible national standard. 

Then we select the best in the UK and put them into an accelerated development programme to compete with the best in the rest of the world. 

The result? We create medal winning, world class skills champions: young, confident role models, from all backgrounds, who go on to inspire others to follow in their footsteps.

Reporting to the CEO, the Head of Executive Office is a new role established to hold a strategic overview of the organisation’s activities designed to ensure delivery of our ambitious 5 year plan.  In addition the post-holder will act as Company Secretary and provide first class secretariat support to the Board in pursuit of our charitable objectives and business plan in compliance with all relevant legislation governing charitable activity.

You will be an experienced ‘chief of staff’ professional with a track record in managing multiple complex projects, including profile raising and engagement with external audiences. You will also be able to demonstrate being able to delivery excellence in secretariat support at executive board level and for holding responsibility for Company Secretary duties.

Charity or education sector experience would be helpful to you in the role, but it is not essential. What will be aid you in the role for sure is an interest in working with young people as well as a personal alignment with our organisations values and purpose  

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