Executive Chair, Cobseo, The Confederation of Service Charities – £40k (Pro rata) + Expenses

Cobseo, The Confederation of Service Charities, is seeking a new Executive Chair from 1 Jan 2017 to replace Lt Gen Sir Andrew Ridgway KBE CB who steps down at the end of his tenure.

Cobseo are seeking to appoint an outstanding individual to this critical role, who will bring vision, influence and best practice, leading on the development and delivery of an ongoing strategy. You will proactively promote effective practice and standards, whilst providing support and advice to all key stakeholders. You will work towards the delivery of a robust communications plan, raising the awareness of the Armed Forces community and its associated charity sector and will play a key ambassadorial role for Cobseo externally.

You will have a proven track record of developing and implementing strategies which have driven positive outcomes. You will have the influence and interpersonal skills to develop and maintain complex stakeholder relationships, promoting the values of Cobseo across our organisation and beyond.

This is a part time appointment, with a basic requirement of 2/3 days per week. However, circumstances may require a flexible approach to this.

Applications including CV and covering statement; demonstrating how you would be particularly suited to this appointment, in no more than 500 words, with an indication of availability to take up the position should be sent to:

Cdr Debbie Whittingham, Director of Operations, Cobseo, Mountbarrow House, 6-20 Elizabeth St, London SW1W 9RB or email d.whittingham@cobseo.org.uk

For a full job description, follow this link. Closing date for applications is Friday 19 August 2016