Role: Chief Executive Officer – The Futures Group
Remuneration: Competitive, plus pension and healthcare schemes
Annual Leave: 28 days, plus bank holidays
The Futures Group exists to make a positive difference to people’s lives by enabling them to realise their full potential in employment, education and training through increased confidence, awareness and skills.
The organisation as a whole has been established for twenty years and holds a key role in its sector, as a social enterprise. The name – ‘Futures’ – represents both the prospects of the beneficiaries that they support and the nature of the activity that they deliver across a broad spectrum of clients, locations and stakeholders.
Acting as an ambassador for the organisation, the Chief Executive Officer will engage and influence stakeholders at all levels, across Local Authorities and Central Government and will represent The Futures Group to a wide network of contacts within the sector.
In addition, the Chief Executive Officer will provide focused and inspiring leadership to the Executive and wider team of committed, knowledgeable and passionate staff across the organisation to enable them to achieve their objectives and drive the business forward in sustaining current contracts and relationships and building new ones for the future.
This is an excellent time to join the organisation as we work towards our new strategic direction, developing our services and contracts to extend our reach across the sector, whilst maintaining our position as an ‘outstanding’ source of skills, education, training and career advice across the East Midlands and East of England.
The organisation works closely with both Nottingham City and Nottingham County Councils, as primary stakeholders and these relationships are key to the success of the future strategy and supporting the Councils in delivering their key strategic plans.
As the spearhead of the executive team and a Board member, you will need to be a proven leader with the ability to see things differently in the ever-changing sector of education, training and skills. You will need to have the confidence to communicate, negotiate and influence stakeholders at a high level, as well as deliver innovative ideas, drive change and recognise commercials opportunities across the sector working with your team to bring these to fruition.
All in all, we are keen in hearing from people who are proven great leaders – those who are strategic, inspirational, empowering and resilient. If you are as excited about developing the education, training and skills sectors as much as we are, and meet the requirements of the position, then we would encourage you to apply and would be delighted to receive your application.
Please visit our dedicated microsite to download the job description: http://peridotportal.co.uk/futures/index.php
If you would like to arrange a confidential conversation about the role you can contact our advising consultants at Peridot Partners:
Closing date for formal applications: 9.00am on Thursday 14th February 2019