The Children’s Trust is the UK’s leading charity for children with brain injury and neurodisability. We deliver rehabilitation, education and community services through our national specialist centre and The Children’s Trust School, based in Tadworth. We also offer support more widely through our community services for children and young people across the UK and via our online Brain Injury Hub. Established for over 30 years, we have a team comprising 522 staff and over 500 volunteers who together are dedicated to providing children with brain injury and neurodisability to have the opportunity to live the best life possible.
You join us at an exciting time as we launch our new three-year strategy ‘Creating Futures Together’, which focuses on a number of key objectives including; to be the best at what we do, respond to the needs of children and young people, ensure our services are there for the long term and to scale up. As Director of Finance you will play a pivotal role in driving transformational change in our Finance area and be a proactive, engaged and collaborative member of our leadership team as we forge ahead with our new strategy. This role will also deputise for the Chief Executive.
We are looking for a progressive, can-do and ambitious strategic finance professional, who will be able to hit the ground running and make a positive impact. Able to assess, evaluate and prioritise in a complex environment and in a role with multiple dimensions, you will be able to demonstrate experience of leading transformational change and improvement in one or more of your roles. With experience of developing robust and enabling financial systems and processes, you will also bring experience of best practice in contracts management and procurement and understanding of working within a regulated environment. Just as important is your capability as an effective leader and your proven track record of driving performance improvement in your teams.
For more information about the role, please view our recruitment microsite: www.peridotportal.co.uk/thechildrenstrust
For a confidential conversation please contact our consultants at Peridot Partners; Philippa Fabry on 07772 902071 or firstname.lastname@example.org, or Liz Holderness on 07872 031079 or email@example.com