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UK Director
Orphans in Need

Job Description

UK Director

Salary: Competitive 
Employment Type: Permanent  
Location: Bradford or London
Job ref: UKD0218 

Application Deadline: 16 March 2018 

A leader to help deliver real change. 

Orphans in Need is a UK charity dedicated to changing the lives of orphans and widows in some of the most deprived areas of the world. Following years of growth and development, we are now looking for a UK Director to manage our operations in the UK.

We are looking for an exceptional individual that has the commitment and drive to change lives. We’re a fast-growing charity that transforms outcomes for orphans and widows suffering poverty and deprivation across the globe, and our sustainable development projects are winning the battle against starvation, illiteracy and exploitation. 

Our UK Director will be an inspiring and engaging leader that will adopt our strategic vision and deliver its realisation through our stakeholders in the UK.

The successful candidate will have:

  • A good understanding and strong appreciation of the work of Orphans in Need
  • A track record of senior leadership at a strategic level
  • Experience of building a developing high performing teams
  • Experience of successfully growing an organisation
  • Experience of representing an organisation and raising its profile

The successful candidate will be at the heart of drawing up and implementing our organisational strategy, working with the Trustees and the senior management team in delivering the overall objectives within our business plan. The UK Director will be supported by a strong and active Trustee board, with whom you will work to deliver the best form of care and support for our beneficiaries.

You will be an enthusiastic communicator with a huge amount of passion as an ambassador for the charity. But above all, you’ll be as passionate about changing lives as we are. 

If you have substantial leadership experience and can demonstrate an impressive track record of managing a successful and happy team, of developing strong external links with a wide range of stakeholders from donors to public figures, of ensuring the voice of our beneficiaries is heard, then we would definitely like to hear from you.

To apply, please send your CV and a covering letter to the email address below.

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