Deputy Chief Executive


Hours: 35 p/week
Contract type: Permanent
Salary Range: £60,000 to £67,500 (dependent on experience)
Location: London, NW3

Closing Date: 25 September (12:00 BST)
Interviews: TBC

About Us:

Girl Guiding and Girl Scouting is the world’s only movement for every girl and any girl because we believe that each of them deserves to be the best they can be. In safe, local spaces, girls develop the skills and attitudes to change themselves, their communities and our world.

Girl Guides and Girl Scouts across the world have used these skills to achieve exceptional things. From Rwanda to California, they have changed law to end female genital mutilation, engaged in humanitarian relief efforts in refugee camps and fought for a new bill to ban plastic straws.

The World Association of Girl Guides and Girl Scouts (WAGGGS) supports Member Organisations in 150 countries to help 10 million girls to achieve their full potential.

About the Role:

The Deputy Chief Executive is a new role who will play a key role in the success of WAGGGS and our ability to deliver value for our 150 Member Organisations throughout the world.

You will directly manage our Fundraising and Global Programme teams (+50 people in total), providing leadership and direction to a talented team in order to drive our ambitions of sustainable growth. You will oversee some exciting and significant international projects, working closely with the CEO, Board of Trustees, and Heads of Department.

You will also assist the CEO in providing direction across the organisation and foster a positive culture where staff at all levels across the business are empowered to succeed.

About you:

To be successful in this role, you will need outstanding management and communication skills with proven experience in a high-level leadership role preferably including fundraising

You will need to be able to contribute to the highest level of strategy, whilst also retaining the ability to be hands-on within a small and dynamic organisation.

Above all, you will need to have a passion for, and commitment to, positive change on issues affecting girls and young women globally.

What you can expect from us:

  • 26 days annual leave plus public holidays
  • Flexible working
  • 5% Generous Matched Pension Contribution
  • Life Assurance
  • Season Ticket Loan
  • Cycle to Work Scheme
  • Employee Assisted Programme (EAP)

How to Apply

If you are interested in this position, please download the recruitment pack and submit your cover letter & CV online via our recruitment portal.

We reserve the right to change the closing date depending on the number of responses received. Please submit your application as soon as possible to ensure it is considered in the selection process.

If you have a disability and can demonstrate that closing this post early would impact on your ability to submit an application in time, please contact our Human Resources team to request arrangements for an application to be submitted within the original time frame.

A note for recruitment agencies:

We prefer to hire people directly and have a preferred supplier list in place. We will be in touch if we need you.

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