Chief Executive Officer

London (Central), London (Greater)
Circa £60,000 per annum
Closing date
29 Sep 2019

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Chief Executive Officer

Responsible to:
Board of Trustees

Circa £60,000 per annum

Full time, 35 hours per week, Monday to Friday with some evening and occasional weekend work

Direct reports:
- Social Research and Data Lead
- Networks and Partnerships Manager
- Employment and Skills Policy Lead
- London Plus Coordinator
- Business Development and Relationship Lead

Central London. Some travel will be required.

- 25 days’ holiday per annum
- Flexible working
- Pension – Employer contribution: 5%

Our client is looking for an outstanding, values-driven chief executive to help the organisation, their members, partners and stakeholders transform the role of civil society in London. Their values are London’s values:

- Promote equality and champion diversity
- Actively collaborate
- Always learning
- Act with integrity
- Be bold
- Look for the bigger picture

About our client

Our client has a big, brave idea to champion London’s civil society through insight, influence and powerful connections. They are a new pan-London civil society organisation, set up in 2018 with a small team that that focuses on the following work areas:

- Social research and data
- Networks/partnerships
- Advocacy and voice
- Communications/digital content and operations
- Employment and skills policy and project work

To make London’s voluntary action more effective it will benefit from reliable information, great networks and an influential voice. Civil society organisations are invited to become members. Our client facilitates networks to enable conversations to bring about change. With their members and partners, our client aims to be the go-to place to bring about positive change for Londoners and the diverse communities and networks that make up civil society in this great capital.

About you

You will have proven experience of strategic leadership, strong financial and business acumen, the ability to see the bigger picture and make the connections for collaboration to achieve a positive change in London. You will be an entrepreneur, a campaigner and have the humility needed to run a small charity. You will have an active commitment to addressing inequality and promoting inclusion.

You will provide visionary leadership that motivates staff, volunteers, trustees, partnerships and stakeholders alike to match our client’s vision, mission and values. To be responsible for the achievement of the strategic objectives and overall management of services and to promote the profile and the interests of our client and their impact on civil society.

How to apply

If you would like to apply for this position, please select the apply button shown to send the following:

- A full CV
- A supporting statement that tells our client why you are interested in this post and your suitability to meet the requirements of the person specification.

Applications should be submitted through the Webrecruit portal. To do this, please select the apply button shown.

Our client is unable to accept applications directly. Your application may not be considered if it is not submitted through Webrecruit.

Next Steps

Closing date: Midnight, Sunday 29th September 2019

Shortlisted candidates will be notified by: Midday, Thursday 3rd October 2019

First interviews: Wednesday, 9th October 2019 (we will make alternative provision for shortlisted observant Jewish candidates)

Second interviews: Monday, 14th October 2019

Please note that the interviews will take place in Central London.

This vacancy is being advertised by Webrecruit. The services advertised by Webrecruit are those of an Employment Agency.

Other organisations may call this role CEO, Chief Executive, Chief Executive Officer, MD, Managing Director, Director, Operations Director, or Senior Operations Manager.

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