Newcastle upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
£52,000 - £57,000 per year
Permanent, Full-time
Job description

The core responsibilities of the Chief Executive are to:

  1. Provide strong and strategic leadership, offer a clear vision to promote and develop the aims of the Organisation
  2. Shape and deliver services using a community development approach, including addressing inequalities, responding to local needs, involving service users, building capacity, promoting participation, and challenging power structures which are harmful to the wellbeing of communities
  3. Ensure the continued sustainability of the Organisation within a complex funding environment
  4. Build strong relationships and partnerships, using effective communication skills, including those of influencing and negotiating


The successful candidate will have the following knowledge, skills, and abilities to deliver the organisation’s strategy, aims and objectives in accordance with our values:

  • Significant experience of leadership, including experience of strategy development and effective implementation
  • Working with disadvantaged groups and challenging inequalities
  • Management experience at a senior level in a charitable organisation or similar
  • Competence in financial management, budgeting and fundraising and expertise in managing multiple and diverse funding streams
  • Experience of developing and maintaining effective networks and strategic partnerships
  • Knowledge of the local, regional and national political and policy landscapes in relation to the aims and objectives of the Organisation, and experience of influencing public policy decision making
  • Experience of monitoring, evaluation, reporting and performance management
  • Understanding of the governance requirements of a voluntary organisation
  • Ability to communicate with a wide range of stakeholders at all levels
  • Skills to ensure the effective management and the sustainability of the Carnegie Building


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Refreshed on: 19 October 2021
Closing date: 31 October 2021
Tags: Senior Management, Management
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