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Posted on Jan 24, 2019 by The Chiltern Society

Chesham, Buckinghamshire United Kingdom
Senior Appointments
31 Dec 2018
Annual Salary
We are looking for a dynamic, forward-looking Chief Officer to manage the small staff and office volunteers and to assist the Trustees in the development and delivery of ambitious expansion plans.

A key role of the Chief Officer will be to support the Executive Council in the execution of its responsibilities including reporting to them on all aspects of the Charity's performance - finance, people, operational performance, marketing and member recruitment

Essential Qualities

A commitment to the aims, principles and policies of the Charity

Proven ability to communicate effectively in person and in writing

Ability to lead a contribute to a team, delegate effectively, handle pressure and take day to day decisions on the running of the Charity

Track record of successful income generation through fundraising and market activities

Candidates should also be willing to attend occasional meetings outside the agreed hours of employment

Demonstrable track record of financial management and budgetary control and ability to manage a budget under the guidance of the honorary treasurer

A full and valid driving licence.

Desirable Qualities

Familiarity with membership and voluntary organisations

Demonstrable ability in people management

Track record of managing IT in a business environment, including the ability to: use IT packages; undertake IT business planning; develop and maintain management information systems and procedures

Manage supplier relationships

Experience of working with volunteers

Experience of working in an Environmental/conservation organisation


In addition to a competitive salary, the successful candidate will be entitled to a contributory pension and 20 days annual holiday plus statutory public holidays

We welcome applications from people of all backgrounds, experience and cultures regardless of gender, marital status disability or race.

Reference: 618383194

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