Director of International Delivery

Leonard Cheshire
Closing date: 21 July 2019
Job Type: Paid
Location: London Office - Vauxhall
This is a fast-paced and dynamic role leading on long term planning, working collaboratively across the organisation, to ensure the right resources and structures are in place to drive high performance.

About the Role

This new senior level role has been created to support the International team, in close collaboration with the Executive Director, in achieving Leonard Cheshire ambitious and exciting growth strategy. It is a fast-paced and dynamic role leading on long term planning, working collaboratively across the organisation, to ensure the right resources and structures are in place to drive high performance.

This is an exciting and fast-paced leadership position that spans many areas: from strategic implementation to risk management and compliance, no day will be the same and its remit allows for real impact on the shaping of the international team’s agenda as well as motivating and supporting the team towards the aim of becoming a global partner of choice.  

About You

With a proven successful track record of delivering large-scale international programmes, you will be able to show strong business acumen, analytic skills, experience in planning and compliance, effective time management and problem solving skills, all whilst working in a demanding international environment.

You will possess outstanding communication, influencing and interpersonal skills. You will be able to create positive and long-lasting internal and external relationships. You will contribute to the wider strategy and corporate objectives of Leonard Cheshire and be able to think creatively, have a keen eye for innovation and respond positively to new opportunities.

Lived experience of disability will be an advantage and leadership within disability activism would be highly desirable.

About Leonard Cheshire

We are Leonard Cheshire – supporting individuals to live, learn and work as independently as they choose, whatever their ability. We’re at the heart of local life – opening doors to opportunity, choice and support in communities around the globe. Through pioneering research and innovation, we are building a fairer, more inclusive society that recognises the positive contributions we all make, and where we are all proud to play our part. Our international development programmes support children in school and disabled adults into employment across Africa and Asia.

What we Offer

  • Fair and competitive pay rates
  • A generous employer contribution to a company pension scheme with        additional life cover
  • Substantial annual leave, with the option to buy or sell leave
  • Private health insurance
  • A comprehensive employee assistance programme

We seek candidates with a genuine commitment to the values and ethos of Leonard Cheshire who are excited by this opportunity to make a difference to the lives of people with a disability.

Leonard Cheshire welcomes applications from all sections of the community

Shortlisting for this role may take place as applications are received. We therefore reserve the right to close this vacancy once a suitable candidate has been appointed.

Region: London and the southeast
Location: London Office - Vauxhall
Sector: Campaigning Consulting Effectiveness Innovation Leadership Management Monitoring, evaluation and learning Projects and programmes

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