The Mulberry Centre
Twickenham, Greater London, United Kingdom
Job type: fulltime
Job industry: Executive Positions
The Mulberry Centre (TMC) is a cancer information and support centre based on the grounds of the West Middlesex University Hospital in Isleworth, Middlesex. It has been open for 17 years and has provided services to more than 15,000 people. It currently has over 3,200 registered users, and offers information, complementary therapies and emotional support for anyone affected by cancer. It is a registered charity and is funded largely by charitable donations.
TMC is seeking an Executive Director to work in partnership with the Board on strategy development, planning and financial management to ensure that the Centre continues to deliver high quality services to its clients and has the resources to deliver the plan. The Executive Director will create and maintain an effective reporting and communication structure which ensures that the Board, Staff and volunteers are kept up to date with issues and developments across the whole Centre. This role requires leadership and motivation skills, ensuring energy and adaptability be used at all times and keeping integrity at the core of all the management issues.
Develop and deliver the strategic plan in partnership with the Trustees
Lead and motivate the staff and volunteers, ensuring that everyone is clear about their roles and responsibilities
Develop the Centre's external profile and build relationships with key stakeholders and funders/potential funders.
Have overall responsibility for the services and activities provided by the Centre.
Proven record of achievement in a senior position working with multiple stakeholders
Established leadership and management skills, with the ability to lead, develop and motivate staff and volunteers and delegate effectively
Experience of strategic and business planning and implementation
Financial management skills including budgeting and monitoring
Excellent communication skills
Proven record of achievement with fundraising particularly from grant submissions and statutory sources
The Mulberry Centre is grateful to Consultancy Firm Thewlis Graham Associates, whose Managing Director is Chair of The Mulberry Centre, for providing their services pro bono to the Trustees and the Charity in this important recruitment.
For further details on this role, please visit the Thewlis Graham website by applying below. For a confidential discussion please contact Sarah Thewlis on (0). Please apply with the full requirements listed in the candidate brief on our microsite by 5pm, Monday 12 November 2018.