CLOSING DATE: 16 April 2022 LOCATION: Emmaus Colchester SALARY: £47,000 TYPE: Full time
Emmaus Colchester is looking to recruit a dynamic and experienced self-starter as its Chief Executive. The opportunity to join our organisation comes at an exciting time, with Emmaus Colchester having come through the COVID crisis in a strong financial position and changes in plan at Emmaus UK, our national support centre.

We are now seeking a Chief Executive to develop income streams to maintain the resilience of the community through government funding uncertainty and to enhance the training opportunities for our companions.

The Chief Executive will provide leadership and strategic direction to ensure that Emmaus Colchester continues to thrive. You will seek and assess new opportunities to fully achieve the objective of financial self-sustainability through our enterprise, promoting Emmaus internally and externally, and developing strategic partnerships.

The successful candidate will work closely with the Board of Trustees and have significant experience in managing all aspects of a growing organisation. You will manage an established staff team, leading and supporting them to deliver set objectives and maximise the opportunities ahead. Also, you will have a strong career track record, sound commercial acumen, excellent communication skills, both verbal and written, and empathy for a genuine interest in working with vulnerable people.

If this role sounds interesting and you believe you have what it takes to deliver, please send your CV and covering statement of no more than two sides of A4 setting out your reasons for applying and how your skills, knowledge and experience meet those set out in the person specification. Please also provide evidence of achievements and past experience to support your responses. CVs alone will not be considered.

Your completed application should be sent to [email protected]. Alternatively, you could post your application to for the attention of Bob Sugden to Emmaus Colchester, 175 Magdalen Street, Colchester, Essex, CO1 2JX.

The closing date for applications is 1pm on Friday 25 March 2022.

For an informal chat and confidential conversation about the role please email me in the first instance at [email protected]

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