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Cystic Fibrosis Trust

Interim Director of Finance and Resources

6-month fixed-term contract

Based in HQ Aldgate, Central London with home working options

Preferably part-time position (21-28 hours per week) but full-time may be considered. Subject to experience.

£70,000-75,000 per year pro rata plus benefits and flexible working 

The Cystic Fibrosis Trust has a fundamental story to tell: a story of a devastating genetic condition and the fight to lift the limits that people with cystic fibrosis (CF) currently face. We are fighting for a life unlimited for everyone affected by the condition. Our mission is to create a world where everyone living with cystic fibrosis will be able to look forward to a long, healthy life.

We are seeking an Interim Director of Finance and Resources, to join us in meeting this challenge by working to ensure the Trust’s long-term financial wellbeing and to optimise resources to help deliver maximum impact for people with cystic fibrosis. Embedding best practice and enabling innovative thinking to ensure that the finance and resources area is delivering an effective and efficient service. You will embrace the challenge of conflicting resource demands and a fast-changing external environment, exploring key areas such as impact reporting, commercial income generation and partnership working.

Supporting the vision, values and policies of the Trust, and enabling colleagues across the organisation to meet challenging objectives while also ensuring their well-being, you will lead and develop a high performing multidisciplinary team. You will play a vital role in developing the organisation’s long-term strategies, working closely with the Board of Trustees.

With oversight of a £15m budget, we are looking for a strong, corporate business leader operating at a senior level to help take the Cystic Fibrosis Trust forward on our exciting journey towards a life unlimited by cystic fibrosis. You will lead, direct, develop and be responsible for the Finance, IT, Facilities, HR/Organisation Development, Project Management and company secretarial functions, as well as working collaboratively with the Board of Trustees and fellow Senior Leadership Team members. See the link below for full job description.

This role is based in our London office, but our flexible working policy means that you will be able to work from home regularly. Benefits include 30 days annual leave (pro rata).

Closing date: 19th June 2020

First round Interviews: week commencing 29th June

Second round interviews: week commencing 6th July

Start date: mid to late August (adoption leave cover and therefore subject to change depending on proceedings)

Apply today

If you feel you can contribute to helping us create a life unlimited for people with CF, take a look at the full role description (123KB), complete the application form (1.329MB), and equal opportunities form (746KB), and send these with your CV and a covering letter detailing your relevant experience to The equal opportunities form will be separated from your application form prior to the selection process and is used for us to collect aggregated anonymous data only. All information you provide will be treated as sensitive data under the Data Protection Act 1998.

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We welcome your interest in working with us here at the Cystic Fibrosis Trust. In order to review and manage your application, we need to collect certain personal information about you through your application. We are committed to protecting your personal information and being transparent in what we do with it.

We will only use your personal information as required to manage your application to work with us, or as required by applicable law or regulatory requirements.

We do ask that you help us monitor our performance on equality by completing the accompanying Equal Opportunities Form which contains no identifiable personal information. Doing so is optional, and any information you provide through this form will be used to provide generalised aggregated reports. It will not affect your application in any way and is kept separately.

In the event your application is unsuccessful, we will retain your information for up to six months, before it is disposed of confidentially.

For more detailed information on your rights and how we use any data you provide us, please see our privacy policy.

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Cystic fibrosis, or CF, affects the lungs, digestive system and other organs, and there are around 10,500 people living with it in the UK.

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