CHIEF OF STAFF

We are looking for an experienced/aspiring Chief of Staff with proven experience in the financial services industry to become a key member of CAF Bank’s senior leadership team.

Are you an ambitious and talented individual looking for a unique opportunity to develop your banking career within the charity and ethical banking sector?

  • Job title: Chief of Staff
  • Contract: Permanent
  • Based in: Flexible between Kings Hill, Kent and London offices and home-working
  • Hours: Full-time, 35 hours per week
  • Salary: Commensurate with role and experience
  • Application deadline: 10th of October
  • Job reference: AT579


The opportunity

In this role, you will work closely alongside the CEO and COO, directly supporting their priorities. You will gain a full understanding of all aspects of running a bank from grass roots to board level activities. Not only will you have the unique opportunity to become involved with the Bank’s two-year transformation project but also the opportunity to work with the Charity Services Division to expand and enhance our financial services offering for UK charities.

This busy and diverse role is well suited to a highly motivated and self-driven individual with a positive attitude and a desire to make innovative change happen. This is a genuine opportunity to be part of a great team.


What we’re looking for:

  • an experienced stakeholder manager with exceptional organisational and prioritisation skills and the ability to build effective and collaborative relationships at all levels within the financial services environment.
  • an accomplished communicator and a positive and energetic influencer, able to demonstrate professionalism, resilience and a high level of gravitas associated with the requirements for this role. You will be able to demonstrate an appreciation of a diverse workforce and differences in style and perspectives using these to add value to decisions.
  • an individual who possesses exceptional professional writing skills with experience of preparing written communications for both internal and external audiences and have the ability to present complex messages in a clear and concise manner, paying strong attention to detail.
  • someone who will bring to role an in-depth understanding of project management, financial governance, a flexible approach and a willingness and ability to take on a range of tasks and projects on behalf of the CEO CAF Bank and Charity Services as well as the capability to think strategically, balancing several agendas and working to tight deadlines.


About Charities Aid Foundation (CAF)

We are the connection between charities, businesses, individual donors and government, providing a nexus from which to amplify the impact of giving. As a charity ourselves, we are motivated by a shared purpose to advance civil society towards a more sustainable and equitable future for all.

Our expertise and influence uniquely enable us to help donors amplify their charitable giving; assist companies to give with greater purpose; and equip charities with the tools, resources and financial support to better serve their communities.

For over 90 years we’ve worked hard to amplify the impact of giving. Today, our goal is to shape a more resilient, better connected charitable sector.

 

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CAF is a Disability Confident Employer. We guarantee to interview disabled applicants who meet the minimum criteria for the role. Please advise us if you consider yourself to have a disability.

For further information about this exciting opportunity or to apply please send your CV and a supporting statement explaining why you would be the best candidate for this position to humanresources@cafonline.org quoting reference number AT579. If this method of applying is not possible, then please contact a member of the HR team either by the email address above or by calling us on 03000 123 566 to discuss how we can support you to apply.

Applicants must be eligible to work in the UK. This role falls under the Certification Regime, as such you will need to be certified as fit and proper.

Closing date for receipt of applications is the 10th of October 2021. Shortlisted applicants will be required to undertake psychometric assessments before being invited to attend an interview from the 13th of October onwards.