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Director (Maternity Cover)

37.5 hrs per week, salary banding between £35,444 to £39,177 pro rata per annum, depending on experience (the candidate can request to work 30 hours if requested)

This is a Maternity Cover position with the successful candidate starting no later than 1st of July to allow for sufficient handover. This is a fixed term contract for 12 months, with the possibility of an extension up to 14 months.

We are searching for a confident and competent individual to provide strategic leadership and positive development of the Farm during maternity cover. In particular, the post holder will:

  • Act as a steady pair of hands, overseeing operational management
  • Guide delivery of our vision, annual/3 year priorities and objectives
  • Prioritise 2017-19 funding targets and drive income diversification
  • Oversee financial management, including budgeting and reporting
  • Provide confident and supportive leadership of the staff team
  • Work with trustees to ensure accountability & effective governance

Deadline for Applications: 12 noon, Monday 8th May

Interview Date: Monday 22nd May

If you are interested in this post, click on the links below to download the Job Description & Person Specification. You'll need to complete an Application Form & Equalities Form. You may find it helpful to read the Farm's Vision & Mission and 3 Year Strategy. The current Operational Plan will be sent out to candidates invited to interview. 

Director (Maternity Cover) JD and PS 30.3.2017
SWCF Application Form
Equalities Form
SWCF Strategy 2016-2019
SWCF Vision Mission Aims and Objectives 2016 FINAL

Please return the Application form and Equalities form no later than the deadline. We cannot accept C.V.s.

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