England, United Kingdom
Competitive salary
Permanent, Full-time
Job description

Air Ambulance Kent Surrey Sussex (AAKSS) is a world-leading charity, providing life-saving emergency pre-hospital care wherever, whenever we’re needed. Working throughout the South East, we strive to save lives by providing the best possible care every minute of the day, every day of the year.


We are at the forefront of patient care, undertaking pioneering medical care in all manner of challenging situations outside of the hospital. We were the first UK air ambulance service to fly 24/7 and today we are the forefront of innovations such as taking over smartphones in a crisis to make critical diagnosis, a result of our ongoing research. We ensure the best care for the best possible outcomes, as well as working on preventing accidents, and educating and training the public to be best placed to help in an emergency.


Executive Director of Corporate Services

Air Ambulance Kent Surrey Sussex (AAKSS)

Rochester, Kent and Redhill, Surrey

Competitive salary


It’s an exciting time at AAKSS with huge opportunities to shape medical care for the next 30 years. We’re ambitious and are developing our strategy to continue to deliver the world’s most innovative medical approaches. With our new Chief Executive, the Executive Director of Corporate Services will shape and deliver our strategy, ensuring our systems, services and culture allow our brilliant team to focus on delivery. As well as taking oversight of our robust finances and ensuring clear financial strategies, the Executive Director of Corporate Services will work with a wide range of stakeholders and develop our HR, IT, compliance and governance functions, to ensure all are fit for purpose in the complex environments we operate in.


We are seeking a highly collaborative, financially qualified leader, with experience, or strong understanding, of broader organisational operations. With a track record of working in changing and innovative environments, you will be adept at identifying, planning for and delivering new opportunities and efficiencies that maximise organisational-wide effectiveness and ultimately saves lives. You will be an engaging and strategic leader, with experience of working in collaborative cultures and a proven track record of building strong relationships, both internally and externally. Crucially you will be inspired by our critical work to save the lives of the thousands who need our help every year by working with cutting edge opportunities.


To learn more about this unique opportunity, and to find out how to apply, please read the full appointment brief, on the Prospectus website, which can be reached by clicking on the “Apply on Website” Button.


Closing date: Thursday 2nd January 2020

Initial interviews with Prospectus: 13th to 21st January 2020

Site visits and panel interviews: week commencing 27th January 2020

Air Ambulance Kent Surrey Sussex is committed to achieve greater diversity in its executive team, and welcome applications regardless of sex, gender, race, age, sexuality, belief or disability.


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Posted on: 22 November 2019
Closed date: 19 December 2019
Job ref: HQ00176121
Tags: Finance, Senior Management