Chief Executive Officer

Charity People
City Of London, London
11 Jun 2017
11 Jul 2017
Contract Type
Part Time

Chief Executive Officer, Ovacome

  • Old Street, London
  • £55K-£60K, Full time/ Part time considered
  • Ovacome, ovarian cancer charity

Ovacome is a small, focused; member led ovarian cancer charity that works to improve the lives of those affected by ovarian cancer. We provide expert, personalised support and information through our free support service and evidenced based information materials to ensure our service users are able to make informed choices. We have been committed to this for over 20 years.

We are also focused on raising awareness of the signs and symptoms of ovarian cancer and we run an education programme for medial and clinical students across the UK.

We fund innovative research that will help change the way we understand and treat ovarian cancer in the future. We campaign to give ovarian cancer the recognition it needs, improve access to treatment and improve the patient experience.

We have been founding members of several collaborative organisations and events including; The Cancer Campaigning Group, The European Cancer Patient Coalition, The European Network of Gynae Cancer Advocacy Groups (ENGAGe) and World Ovarian Cancer Day. We are members of serval national organisation such as Cancer 52, National Cancer Research Network and National Forum of Gynae Oncology Nursing.

We are now looking for someone who is committed to our high standard of care and support for those affected by ovarian cancer. The right candidate will:

  • Lead the organisation in seeking out new opportunities
  • Identify strategic partners
  • Support income generation
  • Providing inspirational leadership
  • Drive the organisation forward to achieve our charitable vision.

We are looking for somebody with a track record of management and strategic development at a senior level.

The successful candidate will become an advocate for all those affected by ovarian cancer and play a lead role in representing Ovacome and our members at both a local and national level.