We are working in partnership with Emmaus Colchester, one of 29 Emmaus communities across the UK supporting more than 800 formerly homeless people, known within Emmaus as companions. Each community provides a home for as long as needed and meaningful work in a social enterprise.
Emmaus Colchester are seeking a new Chief Executive. The opportunity to join the organisation comes at an exciting time, with Emmaus Colchester having come through the COVID crisis with a strong financial position. The Chief Executive will provide leadership and strategic direction to ensure that Emmaus Colchester continues to thrive.
The successful candidate will need to demonstrate the following:
Experience at a senior level in a similar organisation or related field
An understanding of and commitment to the Emmaus values
An ability to understand and empathise with people in vulnerable circumstances
Proven experience of leading, inspiring, and motivating a workforce with diverse needs to meet organisation objectives
Previous financial management and control responsibility
Experience of designing, developing, and implementing business strategies to fulfil Board vision and goals
Innovative skills in seeking new revenue streams and business models
Experience of retail business strategy and implementation
The new CEO will be an entrepreneurial individual with excellent communication, planning and organisational skills and the ability to influence and engage with a wide range of stakeholders. You will be a team player, with drive, integrity and enthusiasm and have a true belief in the ethos of the charity and the services they offer and be committed to the causes of social inclusion and empowerment.
For more information, please contact Adam Stacey, Managing Director, Charisma Charity Recruitment.
Applications should be submitted through the Charisma website and include your CV and supporting statement.
We welcome and encourage applications from people of all backgrounds. We do not discriminate on the basis of disability, race, colour, ethnicity, gender, religion, sexual orientation, age, veteran status, or other category protected by law.
Closing date: 28 June 2022
Interview: w/c 11 July