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Chief Executive Officer (CEO)

Harris Hill
South London
£50,000 - £55,000
Closing date
29 Nov 2021

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Senior Management
Housing & Homelessness
Full Time
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Our organisation is a London based homelessness charity that will support anyone who is in a state of need. Our clients have a range of complex needs including homelessness, insecure accommodation, unemployment, mental and physical ill health, addiction and substance abuse. Some are victims of domestic abuse and others imprisoned in sex work with entrenched addictions and chaotic lifestyles.

We are committed to promoting the dignity of individuals by working to restore their self-esteem and relieve their loneliness. We strive to discover the unique qualities of everyone accessing our services in order to meet individual needs.

Our new CEO will lead the implementation of an exciting new strategy that will greatly increase our reach, both geographically and in the number of people we work with.

Role: Chief Executive Officer (CEO)          

Location: South London

Salary:  £50,000 - £55,000         

Contract: full time, permanent

Amongst other criteria, the successful candidate will have:

  • Knowledge and understanding of the specific needs of people affected by homelessness, substance abuse, domestic violence, or involved in sex work
  • Experience of leading an organisation, service or team and coordinating a wide range of people to achieve strategic goals
  • Experience of implementing strategic plans, including business planning systems and ensuring good governance and performance
  • Experience of building and maintaining successful partnerships with funders and other service delivery organisations
  • Well-developed people skills and the ability to create positive relationships with staff, volunteers and service users

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 consultant, Jenny Hills at Harris Hill, For an informal and confidential conversation about this position, please contact Jenny at the above address with suitable times to chat.

Closing date for applications: 9am, Monday 29th November 2021.

Harris Hill Charity Recruitment Specialists operates an equal opportunity policy and commits to treating all of our candidates and jobseekers fairly. We welcome and encourage applications from everyone regardless of age, disability, sex, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief and marriage and civil partnerships.


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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