Up to £80,000


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Job Description

King's College London Students' Union (KCLSU) is one of the largest Students' Unions in the UK and together with our members, we are a union of students where individuals connect, have fun, build communities, share experiences, and make change. We're here to make sure every King's student has the best student experience possible. We're run by students, for our 30,000 students.   
We use our staff team of 220, our turnover of £6M and our three London campuses to ensure we make sure that every student at King’s has the best student experience possible.   
Chief Executive
King’s College London Student Union (KCLSU)
Up to £80,000

We are seeking a Chief Executive to provide strong strategic leadership that enables a powerful voice for our students through our next stage of growth. Building on the successful increases in engagement, diversity and visibility in our Big Plan strategy (2014 to 2019), the Chief Executive will work closely with student officers, staff and King’s College to develop and implement our next strategy, which will be determined by our students. The Chief Executive will guide a democratic organisation where students lead us at every level, including our majority student trustee board, and will coach and support student officers to empower our student members to deliver impact. They will also build and maintain relationships with a wide range of stakeholders, including with student officers, staff and King’s College.
We are seeking a visionary and inspirational leader and coach who is values driven and supports others to lead. With direct experience of working within membership organisations and a track record of developing successful strategies with stakeholders, our new Chief Executive will be a strong facilitator, with experience of enabling staff to work effectively. Adept at corporate governance, the Chief Executive will be confident working within a complex governance environment and crucially will be collaborative and ‘low ego’; motivated primarily by others succeeding over achieving their own personal agenda.
For further information and to find out how to apply to this role, please read the appointment brief on the Prospectus website which can be reached by clicking on the Apply button.
To learn more about this opportunity, please contact Anna Gardet or Selam Petros at Prospectus for a confidential conversation.
Closing date: Wednesday 7th February 2018
Initial interviews with Prospectus: 12th-14th February 2018
Panel interviews and meeting stakeholders at KCLSU: 19th February 2018
Prospectus embraces diversity and works actively to achieve a workforce and governance reflecting society.   

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