Chief Executive Officer

at Emergency Nutrition Network
Published April 11, 2022
Location Oxford, United Kingdom
Category Management  
Job Type Full Time  

Description

 

At ENN we are passionate about what we do and the difference we make – come and join us as our first CEO.

 

This is an exciting opportunity to be ENN’s first Chief Executive Officer (CEO). This is a challenging role and the impact cannot be overstated; you will have a tremendously rewarding part to play in building a better world. To date, ENN has been led by a management team of peers who have day-to-day responsibility for running the organisation. As we begin the next strategic review, the Board and Management Team believe that we are now of a size and complexity which will benefit from the leadership of a CEO role. You will have the unique opportunity to lead a group of dedicated and highly effective people to shape the future of ENN, building on the strong foundation that has been put in place.

 

About Emergency Nutrition Network (ENN)

ENN’s vision is that every individual caught up in a nutritional emergency, or suffering from malnutrition anywhere in the world, gets the most effective help possible. ENN undertakes knowledge management, research and advocacy to support national governments, civil society, UN, donor and academic organisations. Through our work and collaborations we support agencies and individuals to implement evidence-based nutrition programming, predominantly in low- and middle-income countries and in fragile and conflict affected states.

 

ENN is a well-established and highly respected UK-based, registered charity (founded in 1996)

working to reduce undernutrition globally. ENN is governed by a Board of Trustees and has its head

office in Oxfordshire, UK. ENN is financially supported by foundations and trusts, bilateral donors,

international non-governmental organisations and United Nations agencies.

 

Why work for ENN?

This is an exciting opportunity to be ENN’s first Chief Executive Officer (CEO). This is a challenging role and the impact cannot be overstated; you will have a tremendously rewarding part to play in building a better world. To date, ENN has been led by a management team of peers who have day-to-day responsibility for running the organisation. As we begin the next strategic review, the Board and Management Team believe that we are now of a size and complexity which will benefit from the leadership of a CEO role. You will have the unique opportunity to lead a group of dedicated and highly effective people to shape the future of ENN, building on the strong foundation that has been

put in place.

 

Terms and Conditions

Hours of work: Full time or Part time considered

Type of contract: Permanent

Location: The post-holder should be prepared to spend time in the Oxfordshire Head Office. ENN’s Technical Team, including the Technical Directors, are all home-based with occasional office working. The Operations Team, including the Operations and Finance Director, are largely office-based with some hybrid working

Annual leave: 25 days plus UK bank holidays increasing by one day p.a. after two complete years of service to a maximum of 27 days p.a. (pro rata)

Paid office closure days between Christmas and New Year

Pension: Auto-Enrolment to ENN scheme with a generous Employer contribution of 5%

Salary: £85,000

The above may vary if the successful candidate is based outside of the UK

 

Purpose of the role

The CEO will provide strategic leadership, vision and direction for ENN. This person will facilitate the development of appropriate values and culture, championing ways of working, and supporting staff to embrace our organisational journey. ENN’s CEO will be the lead ambassador for the organisation, raising our profile, engaging with high level actors, and developing relationships, partnerships and collaborations. They are accountable for ensuring ENN is sustainably resourced, is operating safely, legally and accountably, and is delivering impact in line with our strategic ambitions.

 

How to apply

Your application should comprise:

  • A covering letter of no more than 2 pages, outlining your motivations to work with ENN

and giving insights into your relevant experience for the role.

  • A CV including your educational and professional qualifications, as well as a full employment

history, showing the responsibilities held and highlighting key relevant achievements.

  • Contact details including the primary email address you wish us to use during your

application, your postal address and daytime and evening telephone numbers.

Applications should be sent by email to Joanne Parsons, HR Manager

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