Job Title: Chief Executive Officer
Organisation: Emergency Nutrition Network
Location: Oxfordshire, UK
Closing Date: 30th September 2020
Salary: Competitive package
Contract Type: Permanent
Working Pattern: Full Time
Sponsors international candidates? Not Stated
The CEO will provide strategic leadership, vision and direction for ENN. They will facilitate the development of values and culture, championing ways of working and supporting staff to embrace our organisational journey. ENN’s CEO will be the lead ambassador for the organisation, raising our profile, engaging with high level actors, and developing relationships, partnerships and collaborations. They are accountable for ensuring ENN is sustainably resourced, is operating safely, legally and accountably, and is delivering against our strategic ambitions.
Role and Responsibilities
Please see the job pack (below) for a full list of responsibilities.
Experience, Skills and Qualifications
Demonstrable leadership skills within the international nutrition, health or food systems sector and a proven ability to motivate staff through a facilitative approach, personal drive and energy.
Excellent interpersonal skills; an active listener with proven ability to build positive relationships with a wide variety of people, staff, donors, sectoral decision-makers and communities.
Experience of influencing and communications at the highest level to achieve positive outcomes through advocacy with donors, decision-makers, opinion formers
Demonstrable experience of managing human and financial resources in a complex and dynamic framework and the acumen to maximise opportunities within a sector where resources and talent are not easily secured or sustained.
Experience in the design and development of strategy and vision, able to learn from and adapt to changing circumstances, and to translate strategy into meaningful action.
Awareness of the current key topics, challenges and trends in the international nutrition sector.
Experience leading change in an organisation, and in developing values and culture.
A confident and engaging communicator, comfortable articulating vision, strategy and technical positions, adaptive to a wide range of stakeholders
Proven ability to learn from and adapt to changing circumstances.
Excellent personal and professional integrity, a credible and authentic leader. Strong cross-cultural awareness, demonstrable commitment to diversity and inclusion.
Currently a well networked member of the international ‘humanitarian and development community’.
Post graduate level qualification in a relevant area would be an advantage.
Field experience within a range of contexts in the humanitarian and development sector.
Knowledge and experience of the legal and regulatory framework for charitable organisations in the UK.
Experience in managing teams remotely.
Experience in contributing to the development of organisational brand.
Experience in securing / sustaining organisational funding.
Experience of operational management.
French speaker or another international working language would be an advantage.
Applications should be sent by email to Joanne Parsons, Senior HR Officer email@example.com no later than 5pm 30th September 2020.
Your application should comprise:
A covering letter of no more than 2 pages, outlining your motivations to work with ENN and giving insights into your relevant experience for the role.
A CV including your educational and professional qualifications, as well as a full employment history, showing the responsibilities held and highlighting key relevant achievements.
Contact details including the primary email address you wish us to use during your application, your postal address and daytime and evening telephone numbers
Please see the candidate pack here.
More about ENN here. Please be sure to indicate that you saw this position via WIAN.