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Deputy Chief Executive (Finance and Resources)
Open University Students Association
  • Salary £39,992 - £47,722
  • Location Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire, South East
  • Job Type permanent
  • Category Finance , Senior Management
  • Sectors Education
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Job Description

This is a newly-created senior management post dedicated to strong financial leadership and risk management but also offering a real opportunity to take on a broader remit and play a key role in our future development. The post-holder will lead on the successful management, growth and effective communication of our resources whilst working closely with the rest of the management team, Trustees and student leadership team on delivering our mission to be the voice of and community for all OU students.

The organisation

The Open University Students Association serves the interests of around 170,000 part-time and distance-learning students spread across the UK, continental Europe and beyond. Our role is to represent and support the interests of this vast and extremely diverse community of students. The OU Students Association is an independent registered charity, governed by elected student leaders. Our small team of dedicated, professional staff provide the vital support needed to deliver excellent services across the breadth of our student population.

The person

You will be a CCAB qualified accountant with strong charity financial management experience and excellent interpersonal and communication skills. You will be excited by the opportunity offered within this role to develop your career and create wider impact. You will need to be highly self-motivated, have an empowering and enabling approach to management, have meticulous attention to detail and be enthused by our mission, strategy, values and future prospects.

To apply

Please click on apply and follow the link for the full advert and further particulars which include the role description, person specification and details of the selection process. Please note that the closing date is 12pm (midday) on Monday 3 September 2018, with interviews scheduled for Friday 14 September 2018.

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