ActionAid UK is an international charity that works with women and girls living in poverty. Our dedicated local staff are changing the world with women and girls. We are ending violence and fighting poverty so that all women, everywhere, can create the future they want.
A just, equitable and sustainable world in which every person enjoys the right to a life of dignity, freedom from poverty and all forms of oppression.
To achieve social justice, gender equality, and poverty eradication by working with people living in poverty and exclusion, their communities, people’s organisations, activists, social movements, and supporters.
Our values – Federation wide
Overview of the role
This role represents an exciting opportunity to help create a world without poverty and injustice in which every person enjoys the right to a life with dignity. You will be building on a strong foundation and working with a talented, passionate, and innovative team across ActionAid UK, the Board and the wider Federation to make this a reality.
Reporting to the Board of Trustees, the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) will be responsible for leading our activities in the UK whilst playing a ‘dual citizen’ role within the wider Federation, ensuring that UK interests are represented in a respectful way acknowledging and being mindful of the power dynamics in all relationships.
These activities include raising funds, campaigning, and lobbying those in positions of power for change, as well as building a strong organisational profile externally, and building recognition of our work with communities focused on the rights of women and girls living in poverty in the Global South.
The CEO will play a key role as an ambassador for ActionAid UK within the UK and internationally as part of the global ActionAid Federation and will be responsible for developing relationships with key stakeholders including donors and partners in the UK and across the wider Federation. The CEO will directly manage the Senior Leadership Team and will be ultimately responsible for circa 210 staff in the UK and the sustainable generation and growth of our annual income (currently circa £50 million).
How our CEO will spend their time
For further details on the role, please read through the CEO Candidate Pack
The salary range for this role will be £92,000 – £105,000.
This role is based in London, UK. We are open to International applications.
For any enquiries or to apply, in the first instance please write to Tim Wingrove [email protected] with an email subject – AAUK_CEO for further details on the process and next steps.