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Chief Executive Officer

Fylde Coast YMCA
Closing date
20 Jun 2021

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Chief Executive Officer

YMCA Fylde Coast is looking for the next strategic and visionary leader to join our independent charity. Working across 9 communities on our 4 programme areas (Leisure, Outdoor Education, Housing and Youth Work), our aim is to serve those communities and provide opportunity for development in Body, Mind and Spirit. Over the years, we have successfully grown from 1 small site with 12 staff to 12 sites, now employing nearly 350 staff and with an annual turnover of £10 million in 2019/20. We are extremely proud of the impact we have had in the communities we seek to serve.

Do you share our organisation's values, have a passion for supporting the community, believe in equal opportunities and that social mobility can and must be improved? If this is you, we would like to hear from you.

Job Description

As the Chief Executive Officer, you will oversee the operations of the organisation, providing strong leadership and ensuring that commercial and financial objectives are met.

As the public face of the organisation, you will be responsible for developing existing and building new relationships along with developing and expanding current services.

The successful candidate is required to have:

a strong background in strategic operations,
previous experience of working in a leadership role, for a similar sized organisation, with proven decision-making responsibility,
experience with budget and financial management procedures,
the ability to build strong and effective internal and external relationships,

It would be advantageous if you have experience of:

working in a charity setting,
working in partnership with local authorities,
or an understanding of safeguarding and health and safety in a regulated environment,
being involved in community support initiatives.

To the successful candidate we can offer:

salary of £70,000 - £80,000 depending on skills and experience,
flexible and rewarding working environment.

How to Apply

Please visit our website, to download our information pack for further information on the role; send your CV and covering letter outlining how you meet the person specification to the stated email address.

The closing date for applications is 18th June, 5pm. Applications received after this date and time will not be considered.

Please note, that due to the high volume of applications we are currently receiving for our job roles, we are only able to contact candidates who are successful in progressing to the next stage. If you have not been contacted within 10 working days of the closing date, then please presume that you have not been successful on this occasion.

Please Note:

We are committed to reflecting the diverse community we serve and creating an inclusive workplace for all people, where everyone feels valued. We encourage applications from a diverse range of people and are committed to employment practices that are fair, responsive and inclusive. Furthermore, we are committed to providing adjustments and accessibility to candidates with a disability. Please make direct contact to discuss how we can support you throughout your candidate journey.

YMCA Fylde Coast is a Christian organisation and as an employee you will be required to respect its ethos and uphold its values.

The successful candidate will be expected to declare all previous offences and to undergo an Enhanced Disclosure via the Disclosure and Barring Service.
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