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Title Chief Executive Officer (Headway Devon)
Job Title
Region South West
Salary From £35k
Interview Date
Closing Application Date 2017-10-27
Location Exeter, Devon
Job Information

Hours of Work:  37.5 hours per week. The post holder can expect to work some evenings and weekends when required as commensurate with a senior leadership role.
Reporting to: The Chair of the Board of Trustees
Please click here to download further information about Headway Devon
If you can tick these boxes we would like to hear from you:
Demonstrable leadership ability: Proven track record in leading and developing services, enthusing and motivating a small team to deliver big results.
Working knowledge of the voluntary / charity sector: Insight and ideally work experience of the third sector and the governance it involves.
Developing & managing services/ organisation: Accomplished in developing and delivering to plan. Ability in capacity building and service review.
Experience or Knowledge of working with people with disabilities: An understanding of relevant vulnerable groups and experience of working collaboratively with beneficiaries as well as wider stakeholders. Ability to empathise with those impacted by life-changing disabilities.
Influence: Highly accomplished and persuasive with a proven track record of influencing key opinion leaders, decision makers and funders and of securing funding and successful bidding in tough circumstances.
Communicate: Outstanding representational and communication skills with the know how to represent the Charity – both orally and in writing – and the ability to build a strong brand.
Decisions: Solves problems and generates solutions and makes clear, timely decisions.
Driven: Resilient, self-motivated and tenacious, not afraid to take the initiative and with a healthy appetite for risk and the ability to work successfully under pressure.
Plan: Determine strategies to move the Charity forward, set goals, priorities and monitor progress.
Knowledge: Of the sector along with an awareness and understanding of the political environment.
If you are interested in this position, please visit our website for further information about who we are and what we offer.  Applications will only be accepted on a completed Headway Devon application form.  Download the recruitment pack and form or visit our website for further details.
Send the application to holly@headwaydevon.org.uk

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