over 1 year ago
Job Title: Director (CEO)
Salary: circa 65,000
Hours: Full time, with occasional weekend and evening work
Location: Westminster, London
Who are we?
We support adults with learning disabilities to achieve their potential
PIP Pursuing Independent Paths extends independence and choice to people with learning disabilities.
We are a small, highly successful and well-regarded local charity based at our centre in Maida Vale, with 19 employees, around 60 students at any one time, and an oversubscribed waiting list thanks to our fantastic services. We enjoy strong support from our local authority and corporate funders, a have a great reputation with our local community.
We are committed to empowering people with disabilities to reach their full potential and live their most active life possible. We do this by providing a flexible and dynamic range of services, including accredited training and education, travel training, independent living skills, social and emotional development, employment skills and work placements, and support into mainstream education. All of PIP's activities focus on promoting choice, participation and independence.
This is an exciting time for us this year we will be moving to bigger, better premises, which will allow us to grow and develop our services and work with more students. Our strategic plan over the coming years is to double in scale, whilst maintaining the quality of our services for which we are renowned.
What are we looking for in our Director?
Our Director will lead PIP into this next stage of our development, setting out a clear vision for the organisation, building our networks and income as our chief spokesperson and lead fundraiser, and inspiring our committed team of staff and volunteers.
The successful candidate will have a strong personal alignment with and commitment to our mission and values, and enjoy working with and alongside a diverse group of people in a busy and lively environment. They will be creative thinkers and have a significant entrepreneurial streak, with the ability to identify opportunities and see them through to fruition. Their experience will include devising and implementing strategy (as either the lead or a significant contributor), a track record of business development and growth, leadership, development and management of team/s and significant stakeholder management. Professional experience in an aligned sector and of fundraising are highly desirable.
If you would like to receive an Information Pack for this role, and details on how to apply, please send your CV to firstname.lastname@example.org
For an informal and confidential conversation about this position, lead consultant Jenny Hills can be reached at 0207 820 7321.
Closing date for applications: 9am, Monday 17th February