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Chief Executive Officer

Harris Hill
South Warwickshire
circa £45,000
Closing date
24 Mar 2021

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This advice service in South Warwickshire helps people resolve their legal, money, housing and other problems by providing free, independent, confidential and impartial information and advice. We value diversity, promote equality and challenge discrimination. Our organisation was created in 2017 from the successful merger of Warwick District and Stratford upon Avon District Citizens Advice. The service now encompasses the whole of the South Warwickshire area, which serves a growing population of over 250,000. Since the first lockdown all services moved seamlessly to being provided online, and since then we have helped more than 6,000 people.

We are recruiting to the pivotal role of Chief Executive Officer. We are looking for someone who will drive the organisation forward to become a flourishing and dynamic organisation that will be there for the community long into the future.

Organisation: Charity providing advice to citizens of South Warwickshire

Job Title: Chief Executive Officer

Salary: c. £45,000

Location: South Warwickshire

Amongst other criteria, the successful candidate will have:

  • Demonstrable success in senior management or leadership roles in an organisation of comparable scale and complexity
  • A solid track record of effectively managing resources and budgets, with experience of delivering long-term financial sustainability
  • A track record of successful income generation, through fundraising, commissioning and marketing activities
  • A clear understanding of the aims, principles and policies of the Citizens Advice service
  • A clear understanding of equality and diversity and its application to service delivery, business development and the management of staff and volunteers
  • An ability to develop and nurture partnerships and collaborative relationships
  • Experience of running and improving high-quality, value and volume client-facing services at a senior level in a multi stakeholder environment

We encourage applicants who are from underrepresented groups with protected characteristics, as we value having a diverse pool of applicants to find the best candidate.

If you would like to receive an Information Pack for this role with details on how to apply, please send an expression of interest and (optional but appreciated) a CV or professional profile in confidence to our consultants, Aled Morris or Jenny Hills at

For an informal and confidential conversation about this position, please contact Aled or Jenny at the above address with your number and suitable times to speak. You can also call on 0207 820 7321 but please be aware the line can be busy so a pre-arranged call is the best way to ensure availability.

Please note: responding to this advertisement will not in itself be considered an application. We will need a CV and a supporting statement addressing the full person specification in the information pack.

Closing date for applications: 9am, Wednesday 24th March 2021.


Harris Hill has been providing the Charity and Not-for-Profit sector with high quality recruitment solutions for over 27 years. In the past year we have worked on more than 3,000 charity vacancies (approximately 2,000 permanent and 1,000 temporary) and are continuing to grow, developing new teams to respond to the strong demand for specialist charity professionals.

Our teams focus on specific functions within charities including Fundraising, Marketing/PR/Digital, Data Management & Business Support, Finance, Human Resources, Temporary and Executive-level roles.

We are committed to delivering a level of excellence to both candidates and clients alike and have an unrivalled reputation for finding talented people their ideal charity jobs within the UK's leading national and international charities and non-profit organisations.

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