We are working in partnership with Emmaus Greenwich, a charity that provides a home and meaningful work for up to 35 people who have experienced homelessness and social exclusion. Their goal is to help homeless people regain their self-respect and move on to independent living when they are ready.
Emmaus Greenwich is now seeking to appoint their new Chief Executive who will be responsible to the Board of Trustees for the overall strategy, direction, development, and management of the Community and of the business and social enterprise activities. You will be joining the organisation at an exciting time and will be responsible for leading the organisation through significant changes, embedding an expanded organisation, building on and managing the established staff team and developing strategic partnerships.
The successful candidate will need to demonstrate:
- Proven strategic and commercial understanding with the experience to develop and grow an organisation financially
- Significant leadership and management skills in a growing organisation
- Excellent financial and budget management skills
- Project management experience
- Excellent communication skills, both verbally and written
- An empathy and genuine interest in working with vulnerable people
The new CEO will be an entrepreneurial individual with excellent communication, planning and organisational skills and the ability to influence and engage with a wide range of stakeholders. The successful applicant will be strong strategically with excellent commercial acumen. You will be a team player, with drive, integrity and enthusiasm and have a true belief in the ethos of the charity and the services they offer and be committed to the causes of social inclusion and empowerment.
This is a fantastic opportunity for the right person. For more information, please contact Sandra Smith, Associate Director, Charisma Charity Recruitment.
Applications should be submitted through the Charisma website and include your CV and supporting statement.
We welcome and encourage applications from people of all backgrounds. We do not discriminate on the basis of disability, race, colour, ethnicity, gender, religion, sexual orientation, age, veteran status, or other category protected by law.
Closing date for applications: 25th July 2022
Interview dates: TBC