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Chief Executive

NFP People
Barnet, London
Circa £65,000 per annum depending on experience
Closing date
14 Jun 2021
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Chief Executive

Are you looking for a Chief Executive role where every day is different and you can have a direct impact on improving the lives of young people? We are offering a fantastic opening to lead and develop a pioneering youth charity in Barnet, committed to investing in its staff and volunteers and giving young people the opportunity to discover their passion and purpose.

Position: Chief Executive Officer

Salary: Circa £65,000 per annum depending on experience

Hours: Full time, permanent

Location: Barnet, London

Benefits: employer pension contribution. 25 days’ annual leave plus 8 bank holiday days

Closing date: 9am, Monday 14th June 2021

Interviews: Telephone interviews 17th/18th June 2021; first stage interviews w/c 21st June 2021 (to be held face to face)

The strength of the charity comes from the diversity of the people within their vibrant network. They are proud that the Youth Zone teams reflect the communities they serve, and value people working together from a range of different backgrounds locally and nationally, and with different experiences, all with a shared passion for boosting the aspirations of young people across the country. Diversity brings innovation, fresh ideas and creativity, and we actively strive to create a culture that is truly inclusive and fair for all and where everyone in the team can be themselves and thrive.

The organisation is committed to the safeguarding of young people. In accordance with Child Protection and Safeguarding procedures, this position requires an enhanced DBS check.

About the role:

This is a fantastic opportunity to join a national charity that believes all young people should have the opportunity to discover their passion and their purpose; to find out what they’ve got and where it could take them.

This Chief Executive role is strategic, requiring effectiveness at a high level, yet at the same time it demands detailed and hands-on management. You will have responsibility for a revenue budget of £1.45m per annum and be able to influence effectively at senior level, while also be willing to get stuck into the detail; all this in an environment without corporate support structures. As Chief Executive, your relationship with the Chair of the Board will be supportive and challenging, enabling you to deliver on-going success for the Youth Zone.

Key responsibilities will include:


  • Working with the Chair and Board on the continued development of the strategic plan, together with the delivery of a robust funding plan to ensure the long-term sustainability of the charity
  • Establishing a vision to lead and inspire the team to be effective in their roles and supporting them to deliver a wide range of activities for young people
  • Working with the local authority, the business community and other services providers to generate added benefits for young people and showcase the Youth Zone as an asset for the whole community
  • Demonstrating the charity’s values and a commitment to Equality, Diversity and Inclusion


About you:

As an exceptional leader, motivated to improve young people’s lives for the better, you will have the ability to think strategically and develop a long-term vision, bringing with you a successful track record of developing organisations or large teams, proven experience of generating significant income and time spent in the voluntary sector and/or working with young people. Your communications and people management skills will be strong, together with an ability to build inclusive relationships and display excellent judgement and focus at all times.

If you have the desire and drive to take on this leadership role, please provide a CV and supporting statement explaining how you meet the criterial for this role.

To apply for this position please provide a CV and supporting statement explaining how you meet the criteria for this role.

Other roles of which you may have experience could include: CEO, Chief Exec, Chief Executive Officer, Director, MD, Managing Director, Executive Director, COO, Chief Executive, etc.


We are Not-For-Profit People.

We recruit exclusively for organisations in the challenging Not-For-Profit sector. We’re fully behind the charities and bodies that aim to change the world – one project at a time. Whether you’re seeking exceptional leaders, committed staff or a combination of the two, you probably want to know exactly how we’re different and why it matters to you. We don’t do business as usual. We deliver a recruitment solution that replaces clunky, costly, contracted processes with a single, seamless solution.

Find Us
01234 815658
6 West Street
MK46 5HR
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