Director of Resources
Closing date: Sunday 21 May 2023
Hours: 35 hours per week
Salary: £47,620 per annum
Interview date: TBC
This new role has been created to ensure that Focus Birmingham’s corporate functions keep pace with the growing and changing needs of the charity. We are committed to ensuring that our Finance, HR, and central functions including; facilities, IT, catering and transport are fit for purpose; successfully identify and mitigate risk; create a safe and enjoyable workplace, and help the charity to achieve its mission of making lives better for people with a disability.
Closing Date 21 May 2023
We’re recruiting new Director
We are a local charity that exists to create opportunities that empower people to embrace life and unlock their potential
We are person-centred: We see the individual, their needs and their perspective. We respect their differences and work with them in a kind and caring manner to achieve their goals
We work together: We are at our best when we work together, we celebrate our successes and learn from our challenges. We lead by example and support each other to succeed.
We are optimistic: We inspire hope and enable potential, to make lives better. We have can-do attitudes and look for creative solutions to overcome barriers.
We are passionate and proud: We celebrate success and go the extra mile to make lives better. We love what we do and believe in being the best for the people we support.
We enable the people we support to have a voice and advocate for their needs, we use total communication techniques.
We actively listen, give people time and keep it simply
Complex needs support day service for people we complex needs
Sight loss support services
Supported living service
What does the Director do Ensure that Focus Birmingham’s corporate functions keep pace with the growing and changing needs of the charity. We are committed to ensuring that our Finance, HR, and central functions including; facilities, IT, catering and transport are fit for purpose; successfully identify and mitigate risk; create a safe and enjoyable workplace, and help the charity to achieve its mission of making lives better for people with a disability.
As a Director you would Finance and Resources
Develop and implement a financial strategy to support the corporate strategy and ensure that the charity is financially strong in the short term and remains financially sustainable in the medium and long term.
Drive the development of our organisational culture, ensuring the delivery of high quality, person-centred services through the leadership of the Human Resources functions, the Total Reward offer to our workforce and volunteers and providing executive assurance to our trustees.
IT and Digital
Lead on the development and maintenance of a cross-organisational IT Strategy that will enable the charity to better achieve its Vision, Mission and Strategy. Identify resource needs; source suppliers; purchase equipment and deliver/commission training as required by the IT Strategy. Work closely with colleagues across the charity to identify needs and develop solutions in partnership
Premises and transport
Take overall corporate responsibility for all of the charities premises and transport fleet. Ensure the safety of all of the people we support our staff, volunteers and visitors to said premises.
Provide effective line management, guidance and support to the resources directorate including agreeing and reviewing annual performance objectives by way of the charity annual appraisal process
Executive team responsibilities
Attend regular Senior Team meetings and contribute to decision-making on the wider activities of the organisation.
Act as a senior advisor to the Chief Executive, Senior Management Team and the charities board on finance, HR, IT, and Premises issues
To deputise of the CEO as and when needed.
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For further information about this vacancy and details of how to apply, please visit the Focus Birmingham website: https://www.focusbirmingham.org.uk/jobs