Chief Executive Officer (CEO)

Harris Hill
Kings Norton, Birmingham
£90,000 - £100,000 per annum
Closing date
1 Sep 2022

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Senior Management
Community, Disability
Full Time
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We are a charity working across the West Midlands to provide quality services for autistic people and their families. We are looking for a strategic thinker with a passion to join as our next Chief Executive Officer (CEO).

The charity is an established charity that supports families, children, young people and adults on the autistic spectrum. We provide care homes and supported living, early intervention, parenting programmes, adult community support and operate a helpline. The work that we do makes an enormous difference to the people we support and we wish to build on the achievements of the last few years. 

The charity is in a strong financial position, having worked hard to make this happen under the leadership of an effective senior team and committed and engaged trustees. We run good CQC services and want to do even better. We have expanded our range of services in different parts of the West Midlands, but there is still more to do. We want to be able to offer comprehensive support across all of the West Midlands. 

Key details:
Role: Chief Executive Officer (CEO) at Charity
Salary: £90,000 - £100,000 per annum
Location: Kings Norton, Birmingham (3 days per week to be spent on site) permanent, full time

As well as a demonstrable alignment with our vision, mission and values the successful candidate will have:
•    Substantial experience of senior management of a complex organisation, providing vision and strategic leadership and collaborating with a range of other organisation and partners.
•    Experience of having worked in a senior role in health or social care or closely allied sectors 
•    Evidence of leading the delivery of key targets, service improvements and management of change.
•    Demonstrable evidence of strategic planning and development, leading people / organisations through to successful delivery 
•    Track record as an exceptional leader of people; ability to motivate and inspire multi-disciplinary teams.
•    Experience at working with a Board of Trustees or equivalent.
•    Solid track record of effectively managing multi-departmental resources and budgets, with
•    Experience of delivering long term financial sustainability and stewardship of valuable resources.
If you would like to receive an Information Pack for this Chief Executive Officer role with full details, including 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 talk.

Closing date for applications: 9am Monday 5th September 2022

Harris Hill Charities 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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