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Employer: 
Students' Union UCL
Hours: 
36.5
Pay: 
£80000.00 per year
Location: 
Bloomsbury
Application deadline: 
Sunday, 28 October 2018

An exciting opportunity has arisen to lead on the strategic direction of Students’ Union UCL. We are looking for an outstanding leader to help drive forward our new strategic plan – ‘125 and Beyond’.

We are looking to recruit a new Chief Executive at Students’ Union UCL, someone who will be the driving figure of the Union, to take it forward to its next phase in meeting its ever-evolving student demands. This is an exceptional role for which we are looking to attract candidates to shape the lives of existing and future students, in an environment that’s rewarding, values driven and meaningful.

You are a leader and manager who truly believes in empowering Sabbatical Officers, students and staff, a leader with the energy, commitment and belief to turn strategy into reality. You will be an innovative thinker and engaging communicator with the proven ability to build strong working relationships and influence a wide range of stakeholders The preferred candidate will be able to demonstrate extensive experience of leading diverse teams who are responsible for a wide and interesting portfolio of activities and can translate this to delivering our vision – ‘To be the best part of the UCL student experience.’

Students’ Union UCL is an ambitious organisation that exists to make more happen. We are the representative body for University College London’s (UCL) students, one of the most diverse student communities in the world. UCL students have the potential to do anything, and the Union leads an essential role in helping them to achieve things they may have never thought possible. As a charity we employ over 70 career staff and up to 200 student staff who deliver a wide range of services and representative functions for students.

As the Chief Executive you have a unique opportunity to work with the trustee board and make a difference to the lives of existing and future students, in an environment that’s rewarding, values driven and meaningful. You will play a pivotal role in providing strategic leadership and guidance to the Union’s full and part time staff and be a role model for our vision and values. You will thrive on change and believe in creating and supporting a diverse community, which enriches the student experience.

You will need to be a flexible leader, who enjoys working with new people and ideas and be able to demonstrate an understanding of key issues affecting students in the Higher Education sector and the role of students’ unions in this setting. Bringing their previous experience of working at a senior level, the successful candidate will bring to the role a high sense of business acumen and financial management skills of a significant budget and resources. This a fantastic opportunity for a leader who wants to continue the development of an organisation, its people and themselves.

We are happy to explore this vacancy with existing senior managers who would like to develop and take this step into a Chief Executive role, or experienced CEOs who are looking for their next challenge and development.

To apply: Login with your UCL account to access the application form.