What we are looking for:
Our current CEO, Norman Goodwin, CBE, who has been our outstandingly successful leader for 29 years, is planning to retire in late 2021; and this has created a vacancy for a new leader.
The CEO will be responsible for leading Adoption Matters in delivering the strategic vision of the agency; and to sustain the values, ethos and service quality to which it is committed.
The person we are seeking should share our passion for meeting the long-term needs of vulnerable children and young people and for supporting their new families through adoption.
That person will have a strong track record of shaping and delivering a clear vision through senior leadership, partnership working and effective business and financial management in the voluntary, public or related private sector.
Skills and Qualifications:
The successful candidate will be an inspiring, collaborative, dynamic and creative leader; with a proven track record of strategic leadership and skills. You will have experience as a CEO or in general management with leadership, a minimum of 5 years’ experience and demonstrable ability to successfully manage and profitably develop a charity, private company or other organisation. A strong educational background to degree level and a professional qualification in business/social work or a related area is required.