• Location: East London with some London/UK travel
  • Salary: c.£50-60,000 per annum, depending on experience
  • Hours: Full-time, 40 hours per week
  • Contract: Permanent
  • Reports to: Chair of the Board of Trustees
  • Closing Date: 20 September 2019, 17:00

We are looking for a well-organised, highly literate and confident individual with initiative to take responsibility for the role of CEO.


Main Purpose:

Provide strategic and operational leadership to the Charity, towards the delivery of the organisational mission

Ensure the financial sustainability of the organisation ensuring robust financial planning and by overseeing the fundraising strategy 

Lead development of services in support of the strategic plan, and oversee delivery of existing services

Provide management and leadership to all paid and voluntary staff and sessional workers engaged in the delivery of client services provided by the Charity

To promote the profile of the Charity externally, advocating for the needs of service users

Represent client voices and interests in all aspects of work carried out by the Charity, including advertising, digital marketing and fundraising


Essential experience / knowledge:

Experience of developing and implementing strategic, business and operational plans

Experience of managing support services

Experience of representing an organisation externally

Experience of change management and/or organisational development- Experience of sound financial and resource planning and management

Ability to identify and anticipate risks, and communicate these in a timely and transparent fashion

Ability to cope with and contribute to a changing and developing organisation

Full driving licence


Terms of appointment:

This appointment will be made by the Survivors UK Board of Trustees, which has enlisted the support of Eden Brown for this recruitment process.

If you have any queries about the recruitment process you should contact Bhavana Verma, Senior Advance Consultant from Eden Brown on [email protected] or 020 3017 5031.

For the full requirements, please see the Recruitment Pack.


How to apply:

If you decide to apply, please send the following

• Your latest CV
• A cover letter addressed to the Chairman
• A completed equal opportunities monitoring form


Please send the above documents by email to [email protected]

All applications must be received by 17:00 on Friday 20th September 2019.

A longlist of candidates will be invited to a panel interview with a cross-selection of Trustees.

From this, a shortlist of candidates will be invited to a meeting with senior staff, followed by a final interview with the Chairman and HR sub-committee.


Please note: in order to apply for this role you must be able to demonstrate your eligibility to work in the UK.

All SurvivorsUK posts are subjected to enhanced Disclosure and Barring Clearance.

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