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Chief Executive Officer

Job description

Peterborough Council for Voluntary Service (PCVS) is recruiting a new Chief Executive Officer. The charity is seeking a dynamic CEO to help shape and take the organisation forward at a time of change.

PCVS  was set up in 1980 as an umbrella and network organisation to the voluntary sector in Peterborough. We provide essential support to our 400 members, run a variety of targeted projects and broker cross-sector strategic relationships.

We run services aimed at improving health and wellbeing, building the capacity of individuals and groups to help some of the most excluded members of society, and providing the skills and support needed for many charities and community groups, big and small, to thrive.

The CEO will work with our key stakeholders and offer leadership and vision to the local voluntary sector. The successful candidate will articulate and deliver a passion and vision for enriching the local voluntary sector, supporting those most at risk, and championing equalities and social justice causes in Peterborough.

Job title: Chief Executive Officer

Salary: £60,000 p.a.

Location: Hybrid working, with expectations of being office based in Peterborough 3-4 days a week.

Contract: Permanent – 37 hours p/w

Benefits: 25 days holiday, increasing by 1 day a year to a max 30 days. 3% pension contribution.


How to apply:

If you would like to receive an Information Pack on how to apply, please send a CV in confidence to Nick Shanks at

For an informal and confidential conversation about the position, please contact Nick at the above address with your contact details, and suitable times to chat.

Closing date for applications: 9am, Friday 5th April 2024

Both PCVS and Harris Hill operate an equal opportunity policy and commit to treating all of our candidates and jobseekers fairly. We welcome and encourage applications from everyone regardless of age, disability, sex, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief and marriage and civil partnerships.