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Director of Finance and Central Services

Salary: Scale between £37996 and £41,215 per annum

Closing date: Wednesday 28th February 2018

Location: Head Office, Gosforth, Newcastle upon Tyne

We are looking for a transformational finance and organisational services professional who is seeking to make a real difference to the environment for people and wildlife. This is a high level role which will work closely with the CEO to develop the full potential of the Trust and to maximise its efficiency and sustainability.

The Director of Finance and Central Services will be responsible for managing all of the Trust’s financial planning and reporting, administrative activities and systems including performance management and impact evaluation, and will help focus the fundraising and commercial activities of the Trust. The Director will deputise for the CEO as necessary and provide a strong ‘back at base’ presence. As part of the Senior Management Team, they will contribute to development of the Trust’s strategy and business plan. They will also act as the financial advisor across the Trust’s activities as appropriate, supporting the operations and conservation and land teams. The role will have a lead role in all large scale developments.

If you have the relevant experience and you would like the opportunity to work in a dynamic, friendly and forward-looking charitable organisation with a prime focus on environmental improvement, then this may be the perfect job for you.

The role is offered on a permanent contract and is for 35 hours a week. Salary is from £37996 to £41215 per annum. There will be opportunity for further advancement and salary enhancement based on exceptional performance.

The deadline for applications is noon on, Wednesday 28 February 2018 and we expect interviews to take place on Friday 9 March 2018. We will endeavour to contact all applicants as soon as possible to inform them of the status of their application.


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Contact details:

Paula Turner (HR and Payroll Officer)
Northumberland Wildlife Trust
St Nicholas Park, Gosforth
Newcastle upon Tyne NE3 3XT

(0191) 284 6884