Chief Executive Officer
We are looking for a CEO to lead Protect in supporting whistleblowers and promote whistleblowing. Our new CEO will ensure we encourage a culture of ‘Speak Up, Stop Harm’, that we provide the best possible support to innocent people at risk, and that our charity Protect is known for its impact. Building on our solid reputation, the CEO will act as ambassador for Protect, building impactful relationships with senior stakeholders and the media to promote our proactive approach to preventing harm. They will lobby government at national and international levels for improvements in legislation affecting public interest disclosures. They will develop new partnerships across all sectors to support employers to make UK workplaces safe. The CEO will ensure our funding continues to grow and will also inspire and support our staff team to develop their best potential.
We are looking for an inspiring leader with experience at CEO or Director level, demonstrably capable of influencing a variety of stakeholders, including the media, to challenge perceptions and secure cultural change. You will have a proven ability to build strong business development partnerships to allow us to maximise our reach, and a track record of growing and developing an organisation. You will possess strong leadership skills and be adept at guiding, coaching and supporting others at all levels to realise their potential. Crucially you will be passionate about our work and the impact we have on preventing harm.
Protect offers flexible working and is happy to consider applications based on working four days a week. This role could also be delivered as part of a job share so long as both parties have the required experience needed. If you would like to have an informal discussion about this role, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org or Roberta. email@example.com with a copy of your CV.
Read the Protect appointment brief
Closing date: Monday 3 February 2020
Initial interviews with Prospectus: 10- 20 February 2020
Site visits at Protect’s offices: 3 March 2020
Panel interviews: 11 March 2020
Protect is committed to achieve greater diversity in its executive team/board, and welcome applications regardless of sex, gender, race, age, sexuality, belief or disability.