11th April 2016

Chief Executive, The Institution of Occupational Safety and Health (IOSH)

Leicester base with extensive travel Attractive Six Figure Salary with Benefits The Institution of Occupational Safety and Health (IOSH) is the world’s leading professional body for people responsible for safety and health in the workplace. We act as a champion, supporter, adviser, advocate and trainer for safety and health professionals working in organisations of all sizes. We give the safety and health profession a consistent, independent, authoritative voice at the highest levels and our single-minded focus is to support our members to protect the safety, health and wellbeing of working people. A registered charity and chartered professional body we also have a successful commercial trading subsidiary. With 190 staff and a turnover in the region of £12miillion, we have 45,000 members from across the world. We support and empower our members in a variety of ways from our highly regarded training through to advice, lobbying and campaigning, engaging with government, policy makers and commissioning research to set standards. With a Board of Trustees, Presidential Team, Council and a network of committees we ensure our members are represented throughout the organisation. IOSH is a complex organisation and our new Chief Executive will need exceptional strategic, interpersonal and ambassadorial skills to operate […]
6th April 2016

Director of Membership Services, IEMA (Institute of Environmental Management & Assessment)

Location: Lincoln, LN6 7AS, UK Salary:  Highly competitive, depending on experience IEMA (Institute of Environmental Management & Assessment) is the largest environment and sustainability professional body in the world and has a central role to play in a new sustainable economy. Collectively our 15,000 members from over 100 countries have the skills, knowledge and experience to transform their organisations to resolve the challenges that society now faces: people, planet and profit. In doing so they are making their specific contribution to the climate change and sustainability objectives set by world leaders. The Director of Membership Services will raise the profile of IEMA and our members on the local and global stage.  Our members range from students just starting out on their career choices, one person consultancies offering local environmental management services, and executives leading global sustainability agendas. This crucial role is responsible for commercial income and member services, thus you will lead professional teams focused on maintaining and growing member numbers deliver exceptional member services, whilst developing and promoting products and services that enhance members’ effectiveness. This is not a role for the faint hearted or for someone seeking a life in a comfort zone – it will be challenging […]
5th April 2016

Chief Executive, Sheffield Hallam Students’ Union

Sheffield Hallam Students’ Union Chief Executive Sheffield Up to £65K + benefits Help us realise our full potential. Sheffield Hallam Students’ Union is an independent charity with £3.2m income and 65 full-time staff, which represents the 35,000 students who study at the university, one of the largest educational institutions in the UK. We are recognised as the representative channel between students, the university and other stakeholders. We do this by promoting the interests and welfare of a student body that has real passion and pride in the university. We represent, support and advise students as well as provide social, cultural, sporting and recreational activities and opportunities for personal development. We are ambitious to achieve more for our students. We need to improve student engagement, enable our membership to understand the opportunities the union can offer and how they can get involved. To enable us to do this we seek a student-focused and enabling Chief Executive who can help us realise our full potential.  This is a role that requires a level of energy and dynamism, the capability to manage multiple stakeholder relationships and drive change and organisational development. You will join us as the university welcomes a new Vice Chancellor […]
4th April 2016

Chief Executive and 4 External Trustees, University of Strathclyde Students’ Association

Salary Package: Up to £60,000 + Excellent Benefits Location: Central Glasgow The University of Strathclyde aspires to become a world leading international technology institution with over £400m currently being invested into its physical and technological infrastructure. This ambition is shared by the University of Strathclyde Students’ Association (USSA), which provides services to the University’s 22,000 students. With income of over £2.2m and 30 career staff who are complemented by student staff, interns and volunteers, USSA’s services include advice and welfare, academic support, clubs, societies, volunteering and a range of commercial outlets within the Union building. USSA benefits from a strong relationship with the University leadership who recognise that engaged and motivated students who succeed in their studies and future careers are critical to realising the University’s ambitions. To that end the University is positive about supporting USSA initiatives that improve the student experience and further the University’s objectives. The Chief Executive role has responsibility for the day-to-day management of USSA and for ensuring that the elected leadership, staff and volunteers are supported to thrive and succeed. We are seeking a Chief Executive with experience of managing a complex organisation and a track record of skilfully managing a range of stakeholder relationships. Embracing the values of […]
4th April 2016

Communications Manager and Membership Services Manager, Oxford University Student Union

Communications Manager Oxford University Student Union (OUSU) Oxford Salary: £35,609 – £40,082, dependent on experience Oxford University Student Union (OUSU) is the representative body for all students at the University of Oxford.  As a student-lead charity we exist to represent, support and enhance the lives of the 22,000 students at the University. We offer advice; we provide training for students leading student representative bodies within Colleges, as well as to those involved in campaigning; we co-ordinate the Freshers’ Fair; and we run student media: the student newspaper – The Oxford Student and Oxford’s only student radio – Oxide. And, of course, we actively represent our students within the University. This is an exciting time for OUSU. We are a developing organisation with huge potential and ambition for further growth. Since our Chief Executive joined us 18 months ago, we have strengthened our relationship with the University, reviewed our democratic structures, and developed greater connectivity between our teams. The building blocks are now in place to expand our reach and engagement, and to increase the scope and range of our services. We are now looking for a Communications Manager and a Membership Services Manager to join our senior leadership team, reporting […]
2nd March 2016

HR and People Operations Manager, Anglia Ruskin Students’ Union

Based in Chelmsford or Cambridge with regular travel between the campuses. Salary up to £32,000 depending on experience. Anglia Ruskin Students’ Union is an independent charity working to represent and offer opportunities to a diverse student body of over 20,000 students studying at Anglia Ruskin University across campuses in Cambridge, Chelmsford and Peterborough. Our challenge is to ensure that every student has an unforgettable experience whist studying with us. Graduates of Anglia Ruskin University have some of the best prospects in the country – with 9 out of 10 starting their career or further study within the first six months. Our graduate’s average starting salary is also above the national average and the Union has an important role to play in ensuring that this continues. We are a fun, vibrant and tight-knit community with a level of team camaraderie in the Union that we are really proud of. Our passion for students translates to work that includes co-ordinating the elections, induction, training and support of over 560 student representatives, providing advice services for academic and welfare support, offering volunteering and employment opportunities to students in the bars and shop to develop valuable skills and experience, as well as running sports […]
2nd March 2016

Business Manager, Peridot Partners

Basic salary: £40,000 + generous bonus structure and six-figure earning potential. Based anywhere in the UK although you will be expected to work with the team in London at least 2 days per week. Located alongside Kings Cross Station we spend most of our time recruiting people for leadership roles, both executive and non-executive, and helping boards of trustees to become more effective through our diagnostic reviews and consulting solutions. As we approach our seventh year of trading we have never been in a better position to grow. For the last two years we have been the sole recruitment business promoted by ACEVO, the membership body for Chief Executives in the charity sector, and we have similar associations with NUS and very strong relationships with a range of charitable and educational organisations who continue to use our services and recommend us to others. We have a small but perfectly formed core team of seven people, with four of us now holding a share in the business and our other staff deeply embedded and committed to our culture and values. We are also complemented by trusted associates and advisors. So what does growth mean to us and what are we looking for? We are more interested in preserving […]
17th February 2016

Director, GFS Platform (One year contract)

Salary: Highly competitive.  Location: London, EC1  The Girls Friendly Society in England and Wales (GFS) is part of an international network, assisting girls and young women to help themselves by giving them opportunities to pursue their aspirations, grow in confidence and learn to value themselves and others. In England and Wales they work with girls and young women of all faiths and none. Due to the early retirement of their outgoing Director they now seek an interim Director, initially on a one year fixed term contract, to not only take on leadership of the organisation but to drive forward  an ambitious programme of change and growth. The interim Director will lead and develop a programme of work to support the delivery of the Society’s strategic aims; to build an external profile by investing in publicity and marketing, both at a local and on a national level; invest in their people to develop an organisation that staff and volunteers are proud to work for and support; and review how they operate and become more efficient in the way GFS work to deliver these stated aims. The Director will provide leadership to their 20 staff, and approximately 50 volunteers, with direct line […]