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Chief Executive Officer (CEO)

Location: London

Hours: 40 hours a week

Salary: £50,000

Job Description:

THE ROLE

Operational

  • You will be based in the office and oversee all operational units in the organisation.
  • Establish Key Performance Indicators for each operational units and measure progress against each.
  • Undertake staff appraisals and regular 1:1 meetings.

Strategic

  • Play a key role in creation and implementation of MEND’s strategy.
  • Translate MEND strategy into annual, quarterly and monthly targets – to be measured and reported to the Board monthly.
  • Work with the volunteer base and employees to create, update and communicate the strategic direction of MEND.
  • Establish and nurture relationships with stakeholders and strategic partners.
  • Initiate and maintain excellent relationships with Mosques and Islamic organisations across the country.

Community & Staff Development

  • Develop excellent relationships across the country. Visible and accessible across the country with the grass roots Working Groups.
  • Nurture talent in various key roles/ specialisms.
  • Encourage and motivate volunteer and staff growth.
  • Develop and maintain a professional and harmonious working environment that attracts and retains high calibre staff and volunteers.
  • Increase the profile of MEND in the community, wider organisation and in the media.

Compliance & Regulatory.

  • Responsible for MEND corporate compliance.
  • Remain up to date with Political and Media regulatory changes and updates.

THE CANDIDATE

Leadership & Management

  • Excellent leadership skills; a strategic thinker able to motivate and lead a diverse team of staff and volunteers.
  • Engaging presentation skills.
  • An empathetic servant leader who thrives under pressure.
  • Minimum of 10 years senior management experience in the public or private sector.

Community Development

  • Enjoys working with the grass roots community; experienced developing and implementing programs designed to empower communities.
  • Drive results from a diverse volunteer base.
  • Establish links with key organisation and individuals in the community.
  • Possesses a deep understanding of the political milieu affecting the British Muslim community.

Media & Communication skills

  • Confident and experienced appearing in TV interviews and Radio discussions.
  • Able to communicate complex ideas and strategy clearly and concisely.

General

  • Ability to work under pressure.
  • Ability and willingness to work unsocial hours.
  • Either living in London or prepared to relocate.

THE PROCESS

To apply (or for more information), please:

  • email ‘dalya.bernstein@mend.org.uk’ with the subject as ‘Job Application – CEO’.
  • attach your CV, three references and a cover letter (no more than 800 words) outlining why you would be a strong candidate for the role.

Closing date for applications: Sunday 18th November 2018 (midnight).

We regret, only candidates shortlisted for interview will be contacted.

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