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Deputy Chief Executive

Deputy Chief Executive

Full Time: 34.5 hours a week
Salary: £68,000 - £72,000 dependant on skills and experience
Based: New Anstey House, Gateway Drive, Yeadon, Leeds, LS19 7XY – (During current lockdown conditions the post holder will be expected to work mostly from home)

We are looking for an experienced, dynamic, and visionary person for this exciting role with Epilepsy Action, the UK’s leading epilepsy charity.

You will be responsible for overseeing, managing, developing, integrating and co-ordinating all operational activity across the organisation in line with the charity’s current business strategy and charitable objectives.

You will ensure work is cost effective, timely, conforms to relevant standards and best practice and delivers agreed targets; ensuring that the charity’s services are provided effectively and efficiently and within the resources allocated; ensuring the optimum use of resources and the maximisation of income.

As a member of Epilepsy Action’s senior management team, you will advise departmental directors, other senior managers and departments on operational issues and provide strategic guidance.

You will significantly contribute to the consultation, planning and decision-making processes associated with the development and implementation of Epilepsy Action’s services, practices and policies more widely.

We will offer you great flexible working conditions, a range of employee benefits including a contributory pension plan and a commitment to develop your skills and provide necessary training.

Download the full job description

CVs will not be accepted.

Closing date: Monday 30 November at 10am
Interviews: W/c 7 December and w/c 14 December (to be performed remotely)
Job Ref: DCE1120

Epilepsy Action is a Disability Confident employer. We encourage applications from disabled people.

We will interview all disabled applicants who meet the essential criteria in the person specification. Please show how you meet the essential criteria in the supporting information section.

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