Closing date: Monday 24 May 2021

Preliminary interviews with Russam: Week commencing 31 May 2021 

Interviews with Family Fund: 29, 30 June and 1 July 2021 (via Microsoft Teams)

This role is being managed by our recruitment partner, Russam

The role

You will be specifically responsible for overseeing the efficient and effective delivery of the day-to-day operations of Family Fund ensuring that we have the capability and capacity to deliver our goals and commitments to funders, whilst continuing to seek continuous improvement through the delivery of transformational projects.

Key responsibilities include, but are not limited to: 

  • Play a key role in the development of Family Fund’s strategic direction and plans, ensuring that the charity is equipped to fulfil its vision, aims and purpose. 
  • Translate the strategy into action by developing and implementing business plans for each operational function to ensure that the charity achieves its short and long-term objectives. 
  • Direct and oversee the work of Grant Services, ICT and Digital and Group Change Management.  
  • Responsible for ensuring that operations are efficient and effective and change is delivered to continuously improve the ways in which we provide support to families. 

This role would ordinarily be based in Monk’s Cross (York). The health and wellbeing of our staff is of paramount importance to Family Fund, and as a home-worker you will be given all the support you need to join the team remotely, and transition back into the office when it is appropriate to do so. 

About you
We are looking for a progressive, positive and inclusive individual who is committed to their values and has the ability to engage and communicate with people at all levels. 
To be considered for this role you need to have experience of leading large teams and operational management across multiple departments. You must also have experience of working within a process orientated organisation and delivering work against targets. Other key criteria includes: 

  • Strategic planning and business development
  • Putting in place systems and processes
  • Managing a broad scope of responsibilities
  • Managing budgets
  • Project delivery and management

For detailed information about the organisation, the role of Chief Operating Officer, and the person we are looking for, please download the Candidate Information Pack.

How to apply 

If you wish to apply for this role, please provide: 

  • A comprehensive CV, including your recent achievements, and the details of two referees.
  • A Supporting Statement addressing your motivations for applying.
  • We will also ask you to complete an Equal Opportunities monitoring form.

Please note: This role is being managed by our recruitment partner, Russam. 

Please apply at the following link: Chief Operating Officer Vacancy

Our commitment to inclusion, equality and diversity

Family Fund are committed to furthering equality, diversity and inclusion in all they do and welcome candidates from all backgrounds. If you require any adjustments to enable you to be your best during the selection process please let us know.