Chief Executive

London, with travel to other centres

For 160 years Battersea has been here for dogs and cats, and in 2021 the need for our services, expertise and impact for animals has never been greater. We are a globally renowned and highly impactful charity, and we would not be where we are without the passion, determination and expertise of our people who strive to create a world where dogs and cats are treated with care, compassion and respect. Will you be our next visionary and ambitious leader who can steer us forward, identifying and seizing new opportunities to extend our reach and impact even further and prepared to challenge established internal and sector- wide practices and adapt and flex in a rapidly changing external environment?

The Role
Main purpose of the role:
  • To provide strategic leadership, vision and direction that enables Battersea to identify and deliver its strategic goals and continue to grow its impact.
  • To be an empowering and inspirational leader, nurturing an inclusive, values-driven, outcome focused organisational culture.
  • To ensure the continued growth in income and long- term financial sustainability of Battersea.
  • To ensure Battersea’s high brand profile, sector leadership, partnership working, and trusted advice to the public, Government and other sector groups, continues to build a better world for dogs and cats.

Download the candidate brief to find out about the role.