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Wolverhampton Voluntary & Community Action

Chief Executive

Job description

WVCA is a key voluntary organisation in Wolverhampton. We make a positive difference by working with local organisations and people to cultivate a thriving and inclusive city.
As the city’s infrastructure organisation we support the wider voluntary and community sector to be the best it can be: providing support, information, and training to other VCO;, ensuring that our sector has a powerful voice locally and beyond; and supporting volunteering in the city. We run Wolverhampton’s Social Prescribing Service and SUIT (a service supporting people recovering from addictions to drugs and alcohol); and oversee several partnership-based projects, distributing funds to groups and organisations, including social enterprises. We have also recently established Wolverhampton’s first community lottery.
As a result of the impending retirement of the current postholder Wolverhampton Voluntary and Community Action (WVCA) are seeking a Chief Executive.
You will be a confident and resilient leader who has good experience within the not-for-profit sector and a track record of delivering successfully in complex environments.
You will be leading the organisation, reporting to the Board of Trustees for strategic issues and have responsibility, with senior staff and managers, for the day operation of a vibrant and successful organisation.
You will have:

  • A good understanding of and commitment to the voluntary and community sector.
  • Experience of strategic management and organisational delivery
  • Experience of effective partnership working,
  • A background of successfully bidding for grants and contracts
  • A solution focused approach to challenges.
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