Community Savings, established in 2001, is a Jersey-based charity committed to promoting financial inclusion. We provide essential financial services, including basic accounts, grants, and loans to the island’s financially excluded residents. Our aim is to promote financial inclusion in Jersey by providing free and confidential services, guidance, and practical assistance to those most in need. We are the sole charitable provider of these vital services in Jersey.
As we embark on an exciting journey following our recent rebrand and launch of a new strategic plan, we are seeking a dynamic and compassionate Chief Executive Officer to lead our organisation into the future.
As the Chief Executive Officer, you will play a pivotal role in shaping the future of Community Savings. Your leadership, strategic acumen, and dedication will ensure that we are able to sustainably serve our community during these challenging economic times. You will lead a small, dedicated team and work closely with volunteers to deliver on our mission.
- – Strategic Leadership: Develop and execute the organisation’s strategic plan to achieve agreed outcomes.
- – Operational Management: Oversee day-to-day operations, ensuring efficient and effective service delivery
- – Board Engagement: Attend quarterly board meetings and collaborate with the board to drive our mission forward.
- – Team Building: Recruit and retain colleagues and volunteers, fostering a culture of engagement motivation and collaboration.
- – Financial Oversight: Ensure prudent financial management, including budgetary control and sustainable income streams.
- – Stakeholder Engagement: Collaborate with external partners, auditors, regulators, and service providers to ensure continuity and resilience.
- – Compliance: Uphold a robust framework for compliance with AML/CFT legislation and all relevant policies and procedures.
- – Fundraising: Develop and manage fundraising initiatives to meet annual funding requirements, including grant management.
- – Community Engagement: Act as the public face of our organisation, representing us at external events and liaising with stakeholders, including the JFSC.
- – Reporting: Periodically report to the board on all relevant matters, including ad hoc reports as needed.
- – Deputy Role: Serve as the Deputy Money Laundering Reporting Officer (DMLRO).
While experience in the charitable industry is preferred, it is not mandatory. We are seeking a leadership professional with exceptional communication skills and a genuine passion for advancing our charity’s mission. Candidates with backgrounds in financial services, the third sector, or leadership will have an advantage.
This is a part-time position (hours to be agreed), with flexibility, including the option for some remote work. Our usual working hours are Tuesday to Friday 9.00am to 1.00pm.
How to Apply:
If you are enthusiastic about making a meaningful impact in our community and leading our organisation through its next phase of growth, please submit your CV to Paul Brookes, Chairman, at email@example.com or call 07797 771972. Expressions of interest should be received by close of business on Wednesday October 25, 2023.