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Chief Executive Officer

Adoption Matters
North of England - Currently Remote Working
Up to £74,238, full time equivalent subject to skills and experience.
Closing date
11 Jun 2021
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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.


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