Chief Executive – Refugee Council
The Refugee Council has been supporting and campaigning for refugees in the UK since 1951. Working with thousands of refugees each year we provide crisis advice and practical support. We are the only national organisation supporting unaccompanied refugee children and young people in the UK. Our mission is to be a tenacious, resourceful and effective champion of refugee rights holding governments to account and changing public attitudes for the better.
About the role
Inspired by the courage of our refugees our new CEO will be ready for the challenging operating environment and prepared to take the organisation to the next level. By valuing the legacy of Maurice Wren, the outgoing post-holder, and maximising the talent within the organisation, you will lead organic change at pace. The successful candidate will need to demonstrate a rare combination of talents and abilities.
You will be an inspiring communicator who will extend the influence of the Refugee Council, whilst delivering first class services. You will work with the Board to strengthen the Refugee Council’s independence through a sound strategic understanding of the fund-raising environment. Their authentic commitment to refugee involvement will strengthen the influence of refugees throughout the Council.
For an informal discussion and further information about this role, please contact James Tickell on 020 3434 0990.
|Closing date||Stage 1 interviews||Stage 2 interviews|
|Fri 6 Mar 2020 at 12 noon||Thurs 2 Apr 2020||Mon 20 Apr 2020|
How to apply
Please download and review the recruitment pack and associated documents below:
Send an up to date CV and supporting statement, detailing how you meet the criteria for this role using the person specification, along with your completed declaration form. We advise that your supporting statement is no longer than 3 pages and your CV no more than 3 pages. Your CV must contain dates worked and a brief description of your key responsibilities for each role including consultancy/project work.
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