Hackney, London
£50000.00 - £55000 per annum
Job description

Charity People are delighted to be partnering with Hackney Foodbank (HFB) in their search for a new CEO.
HFB supports people in the London Borough of Hackney who are in crisis or trapped in poverty. Our vision is to end poverty and hunger in Hackney and the surrounding areas. A dynamic charity with exceptionally strong links with the community, we take a dignified and compassionate approach to supporting people who are in crisis or trapped in poverty. In the last 18 months we have supported 10,244 people which is almost two and half times as many as in the previous 18 months. We expect need for our services to continue to grow over the next 18 months. We are proud of our achievements, which have resulted from being bold, working in partnership and focusing on what works.
Despite the challenges of the last 18 months, HFB has achieved a period of rapid growth, and the new CEO will join at a pivotal time to continue this journey of success and positive impact in the communities we serve.
We are seeking a visionary, strategic and courageous leader to help us achieve our next phase of growth and in turn help us to serve our communities better. This leader will embrace the ambition of ending hunger within our communities, engage with integrity with our key partners and embrace our values of catalysing community-led change.
Our new CEO will drive Hackney Foodbank's strategy, recently agreed by the Board and Hackney Foodbank team.
We are searching for a passionate and driven individual; in turn you can expect to be part of a new but committed and entrepreneurial team; you will work with an inspirational and passionate group of stakeholders and Board members; you will build on a track record of excellence and impact and be at the forefront of one of the leading organisations working on social change in the local area.
As CEO you will be responsible for the vision, implementation, operation, management, ethos, and coordination of all our charitable activities including the food bank franchise in the borough of Hackney. Following a period of organisational change and intense strategic and business development planning, Hackney Foodbank is looking for an outstanding leader to embed the restructure and lead on the next phase of our three-year strategy. while looking forward to longer term strategy and business development. The ideal candidate will be collaborative, progressive, empathetic, and flexible.

Terms of Appointment
Location: The role is based in London, with the need to regularly visit our five centres and partners and communities in the London Borough of Hackney. As CEO you will need a willingness and ability to work outside of normal office hours as required and to work flexibly in response to changing organisational requirements.
Salary range is £50,000 - £55,000. It is expected that the successful candidate will start towards the lower end of this range. A starting salary towards the higher end may be offered in exceptional circumstances to outstanding candidates

How to apply
Charity People Ltd is acting as a recruitment agency advisor to HFB on this appointment.
Candidates should apply for this role through this website with an updated version of your CV.
In the first instance you will be sent the recruitment pack with details about the role and the recruitment process. Tiku van Houtem is also available to answer any questions that you may have about the role, so please do get in touch if you would like a confidential discussion. [email protected]

The closing date for applications is noon on 5th November 2021
Interviews will take place week commencing 15th November 2021.

We want you to have every opportunity to demonstrate your skills, ability and potential; please contact us if you require any assistance or adjustment so that we can help with making the application process work for you.
Charity People actively promotes equality, diversity and inclusion. We match charity needs with skills and experience of candidates, irrespective of age, disability (including hidden disabilities), gender, gender identity or gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, or sexual orientation. We do this because we know greater diversity will lead to even greater results for the charities with which we work.

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Posted on: 14 October 2021
Closing date: 04 November 2021
Job ref: J22190
Tags: Management, Operations
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