Interim Director of Corporate Services

Flexible location
Fixed term contract – circa £95k
The Role

We are working with an exciting, ambitious charity to secure them an Interim Director of Corporate Services for a period of 6 months. This is a new role within the Executive team structure and brings together a range of different teams.You will be qualified and experienced finance professional responsible for overseeing the running of the finance, risk, governance, awards and procurement teams. This will involve standard reporting to the OLT and Trustees and liaising with key stakeholders including our External and Internal Auditors.  The Final Accounts for 2020/21 will need to be presented to the Board during this period along with a budget proposal for 2021/2.

In addition, during this period you will lead a programme of reviewing policy, process and systems in a range of infrastructure or “back office” functions. This includes making sure that the governance, financial management, commissioning and procurement and assurance/risk-management functions are fit for purpose.

Your experience:

  • Experience of improving policies and processes in comparable organisations
  • Experience of running high quality infrastructure services
  • Experience of managing teams through change
  • Evidence of acting as client/expert user in the design and delivery of new systems
  • Success in managing budgets and delivering increased cost-effectiveness
  • Evidence of introducing performance metrics and delivering tangible improvements in infrastructure services