Interim CEO

Non-Profit Organisation
South of England
£80,000 pro rata

Starfish Search are working with a non-profit organisation in the South of England to recruit an Interim CEO. The focus of this role will be leading and stabilising the organisation after a period of upheaval, ensuring financial sustainability and fostering effective communication between the Board of Trustees and staff.


You Will:

  • Provide effective leadership to staff, working with the senior management team and Board to strengthen organisation sustainably
  • Review the current commissioning environment and opportunities, executing a clear plan for the future recommissioning of contracts
  • Work with the Head of Finance to ensure financial sustainability through effective budgeting
  • Ensure quality across departments and compliance with policy and legislation
  • Develop and maintain strong networks and relationships with current and new stakeholders


You Will Have:

  • Knowledge of the challenges of leadership in the charity sector and experience of working within a high impact, values driven organisation
  • Proven track record of successful tendering for contracts and grants
  • An entrepreneurial mindset with income generation experience and strong commercial acumen, with the ability to prepare and manage the delivery of budgets
  • Knowledge of relevant legislation and sector issues


This role is running for a period of six months, with a salary of circa £80,000 (ideally 4 days/week) It is a hybrid role with on-site presence needed 2 days a week.

This post is open to female applicants only as this is deemed a genuine occupational requirement under Schedule 9, Paragraph 1 of the Equality Act 2010.