We are looking for an experienced manager to lead and operate our corporate services including finance, facilities, HR and governance. PHG Foundation is a well-respected policy think tank, advocating for and providing leadership on the translation of modern and emerging biomedical technologies to improve healthcare.
You will be educated to degree-level with relevant continuing professional development and have a good record of successfully managing people and corporate services. You will be able to demonstrate strong financial literacy, excellent written and oral communication skills and the ability to work effectively in a very professional team. A clear thinker, planner and practical problem solver, you will be pro-active, adaptable and resilient. Knowledge of the company secretary role and/or charity governance requirements would be highly desirable.
The Foundation is a linked exempt charity of the University of Cambridge.
A good track record of working in general management across several domains; e.g. finance, facilities, business administration
Significant financial experience, including budget preparation and management
Managing and decision making on HR issues such as pay and benefits, handling grievances, dispute resolution and disciplinary matters.
Writing and implementing business plans
Providing secretariat services for Boards, committees or working groups
Writing grant applications, tenders and bids for commissioned work
Knowlegde and skills:
Excellent people management and team working skills
Problem anticipation and solving
Good financial acumen, ability to analyse financial reports and write effective financial reports for management purposes
Assessing performance and identify areas for improvement
Working effectively with trustees and professional staff
Excellent oral and written communications skills
Ability to plan, prioritise and manage deadlines.
High standards of business ethics and professional probity
Good judgement / making decisions based on evidence
Ability to enthuse, motivate and engage staff and colleagues
Self-motivation and ability to take the initiative
Strategic thinker with the ability to take the corporate view
Ability to respond effectively to unforeseen events
Ability to work at all levels in the organisation from strategic to operational
The client requests no contact from agencies or media sales.