England, United Kingdom
Commensurate with the seniority of the appointment
Permanent, Full-time
Job description

The Royal Foundation is the primary philanthropic and charitable vehicle for The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge. Our programmes currently revolve around five main themes of work; mental health, early years, wildlife conservation, young people and the armed forces community.

We are currently seeking a values-driven Director of Finance and Operations to work with our Executive, Board and Principals to deliver our ambitious strategy and our vision to make a real and lasting impact in our priority areas. The successful candidate will be instrumental in helping to shape the next chapter of our organisation as we move into our second decade. You will have a broad remit covering finance, governance and operations while supporting not just the Royal Foundation but also the exciting and innovative programmes we incubate. This role will need someone with excellent people skills as they inspire their team, support the wider organisation and build strong relationships across a diverse stakeholder map.

The Royal Foundation wishes to encourage applications from experienced professionals who will bring skills and expertise and passion for the causes we work on. Reporting to the Chief Executive and as an integral member of the Foundation’s Senior Management Team, you will advise on all aspects of strategy and operations with a particular responsibility for providing incisive business intelligence, strong financial and management accounting and robust governance. You will partner with the CEO to lead the organisation through an ambitious phase in its programme development, providing appropriate and constructive challenge on financial assumptions and asks. The Director will be a key advisor to our Board of Trustees, assisting them in their work to guide the Foundation to success.

To apply and download the appointment details, please click Apply now and quote reference 4467. The closing date for applications is Thursday 16th January 2020 at 9am GMT.

The role will be based in London and the salary is commensurate with the seniority of the appointment.

The Royal Foundation of the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge is committed to equality of opportunity for all employees. We are happy to talk about flexible working and we promote a workplace where you can be your authentic self and achieve success based only on your merit.

Protecting your personal data is of the upmost importance to Perrett Laver and we take this responsibility very seriously. Any information obtained by our trading divisions is held and processed in accordance with the relevant data protection legislation. The data you provide us with is securely stored on our computerised database and transferred to our clients for the purposes of presenting you as a candidate and/or considering your suitability for a role you have registered interest in.

Perrett Laver is a Data Controller and a Data Processor, as defined under the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). Our legal basis for much of our data processing activity is ‘Legitimate Interests’. You have the right to object to us processing your data in this way. For more information about this, your rights, and our approach to Data Protection and Privacy, please visit our website.

Posted on: 02 December 2019
Closed date: 01 January 2020
Job ref: 4467
Tags: Finance, Operations