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Chief Executive Officer

SK23 7HX (Hybrid)
£45,000 per year
Job description

Do you have the skills to be an effective leader, plus a passion for the community and voluntary sector, integrity and the ability to work with a diverse range of people from all sectors?

If so High Peak Community and Voluntary Support is seeking to appoint to the following position:

Chief Executive Officer

High Peak CVS is a charitable organisation that supports community and voluntary groups across the High Peak area of Derbyshire. An exciting opportunity has now arisen and we are looking to recruit our new Chief Executive Officer.

The main purpose of the job is to ensure and deliver the co-ordinated and sustainable operation and future development of High Peak CVS as the infrastructure organisation for the voluntary and community sector in the High Peak of Derbyshire.

This is a fantastic opportunity to play a key role for an organisation who do great work.

As Chief Executive Officer you will lead the charity to ensure we deliver a high quality service to the local community, our members and partners.

You will look at developing new areas of work within the organisation’s aims and objectives as well as seeking sustainability and continuity with current projects.


  • Provide effective leadership, supervision and management to the staff and volunteer team, ensuring that appropriate targets are set and delivered.
  • Negotiate, prepare and develop applications and contracts to enable the development of agreed projects and work programmes.
  • Explore and appraise potential new initiatives for the CVS, providing detailed recommendations to the Board of Trustees/Directors.
  • In conjunction with the Board of Trustees/Directors plan, develop, implement and monitor strategies to ensure the current and future viability of the CVS.
  • Maintain and develop new and existing relationships with stakeholders from all sectors, providing leadership and direction.
  • Provide effective, inclusive representation of the High Peak VCS in a wide range of forums.
  • Carry out work in accordance with all external regulations and CVS policies and procedures, developing new ones where necessary.
  • Work in collaboration with the Board of Trustees to ensure the organisation meets its legal obligations, operates within its charitable objects and has good management of its financial and staffing resources.
  • Report to the Board of Trustees on internal and external developments.
  • Ensure that the organisation has the appropriate management systems and structures in place to carry out its work effectively and safely.
  • Contribute to writing grant applications for future projects and core work. Undertake training and development as required.

This is not an exhaustive list of tasks.

Posted by
High Peak CVS View profile Company size Size: 11 - 20
Posted on: 15 April 2024
Closed date: 07 May 2024 at 17:00
Tags: Senior Management, Management, Business Development, Volunteer Management, Operations, Governance

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