Chief Operating Officer at TI-UK
Application Closing Date -
Job Start Date - As soon as possible
Pay Scale - Up to £80,000 per annum
Location - London
Transparency International (TI) is a global movement sharing one vision: a world in which government politics, business, civil society and the daily lives of people are free of corruption.
With our network of chapters in over 100 countries the TI movement has paralleled global understanding and expertise. At TI-UK, we fight corruption by promoting changes in values attitudes and behaviour at home and abroad, through programmes that draw on the UK’s unique position as a global political and resources-resources-business centre.
The Chief Operating Officer (COO) is a new role in the UK chapter and will play a key role in its success. TI-UK has grown ten-fold in the past decade, and doubled in size over the past two years, we are aware need to invest more in our finance, HR, IT and operations, to make sure that our ‘back office’ is able to support as fully as possible our mission and organisational aspirations.
The COO is accountable for the day to day operational control of TI-UK, providing leadership and management both as a member of the SMT and to TI-UK’s financial activities and key operational areas. Financial responsibilities include all statutory reporting, management accounting, and implementing systems for the financial aspects of donor reporting and grant management.
The successful candidate will be a qualified accountant, and will need to demonstrate:
- Proven experience in a leadership role;
- Experience at Board level and ability to work in collaboration with Trustees and colleagues;
- Understanding and experience of strategic risk management, finance audit and internal controls
We are seeking a confident, dynamic and engaging individual with excellent communication skills and confidence to operate at the highest levels. International NGO experience would be an advantage. This is an exciting opportunity for the right individual. Please see the job description for a fuller list of responsibilities. If you feel you have the skills and experience to succeed in this role we very much look forward to hearing from you.
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The international fight against corruption needs your expertise, your skills and experience, and your passion for social justice.
From our secretariat in Berlin and in more than 100 national chapters, Transparency International seeks professionals and volunteers with exceptional talent and commitment to join our efforts and make a contribution to a better world.
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