Deputy Chief Executive
Location: London, NW3
Hours / Tenure: 35 per week
Salary: £60,000 to £67,500
Contract Type: Permanent
Closing Date: 16th September 2019 (12:00 BST)
Interview Date: w/c 23rd September 2019
Girl Guiding and Girl Scouting is the world’s only movement for every girl and any girl because we believe that each of them deserves to be the best they can be. In safe, local spaces, girls develop the skills and attitudes to change themselves, their communities and our world.
Girl Guides and Girl Scouts across the world have used these skills to achieve exceptional things. From Rwanda to California, they have changed law to end female genital mutilation, engaged in humanitarian relief efforts in refugee camps and fought for a new bill to ban plastic straws.
The World Association of Girl Guides and Girl Scouts (WAGGGS) supports Member Organisations in 150 countries to help 10 million girls to achieve their full potential.
About the Role:
The Deputy Chief Executive is a new role who will play a key role in the success of WAGGGS and our ability to deliver value for our 150 Member Organisations throughout the world.
You will directly manage our Fundraising and Global Programme teams (+50 people in total), providing leadership and direction to a talented team in order to drive our ambitions of sustainable growth. You will oversee some exciting and significant international projects, working closely with the CEO, Board of Trustees, and Heads of Department.
You will also assist the CEO in providing direction across the organisation and foster a positive culture where staff at all levels across the business are empowered to succeed.
To be successful in this role, you will need outstanding management and communication skills with proven experience in a high-level leadership role preferably including fundraising.
You will need to be able to contribute to the highest level of strategy, whilst also retaining the ability to be hands-on within a small and dynamic organisation.
Above all, you will need to have a passion for, and commitment to, positive change on issues affecting girls and young women globally.
What You Can Expect from Us:
- 26 days’ annual leave plus public holidays
- 5% Generous Matched Pension Contribution
- Season Ticket Loan
- Cycle to Work Scheme
- Employee Assisted Programme (EAP)
How to Apply:
If you are interested in this position, please select the apply button and submit your CV, respond to a number of supporting questions and add a covering letter.
We reserve the right to change the closing date depending on the number of responses received. Please submit your application as soon as possible to ensure it is considered in the selection process.
If you have a disability and can demonstrate that closing this post early would impact on your ability to submit an application in time, please contact our Human Resources team arrangements for an application to be submitted within the original time-frame.
A Note for Recruitment Agencies:
We prefer to hire people directly and have a preferred supplier list in place. We will be in touch if we need you.
This vacancy is being advertised by Webrecruit. The services advertised by Webrecruit are those of an Employment Agency.
Other organisations may call this role Deputy Chief Executive, Operations Director, Fundraising Director, Head of Fundraising, Head of Global Operations, Head of Operations, Senior Charity Operations Manager, or Senior Operations Manager.