Chief Executive Officer - Dallaglio Rugby Works - Closing date 27 July 2021
London (the role will be based out of our London office with flexibility to work from home and national travel required)
Interview date5 August 2021Job DescriptionReporting to – Chair of Trustees Team – Leaders and Managers Location – London (the role will be based out of our London office with flexibility to work from home and national travel required) Contract type – Permanent (we are open to full time or part time candidates) Key Relationships: • Trustee Board and Founder. • High net worth individuals, Corporate, commercial, and other supporters. • DRW staff. • Young People - aged 12-17 – who have experienced school exclusion.
Job Background To provide inspirational leadership and enact the Dallaglio RugbyWorks’ vision. As CEO, you are responsible for the effective running of the organisation, developing and realising the organisation’s strategy, developing our commercialisation plans. This is a fantastic opportunity to lead a vibrant organisation, with a savvy team, into the next chapter of its impact and growth journey. We are looking for a dynamic, effective, and experienced leader who understands how to drive our business forward and is passionate about helping to change young people’s lives and will drive our team to continue doing the same.
Duties & Responsibilities Governance & Strategy • Responsible for delivering Dallaglio RugbyWorks’ strategy and business plan, agreeing this with the Board, and reporting to the Board on progress. • Supply all reports required by the Board of Trustees in the exercise of its legal, fiduciary, financial and other responsibilities, in accordance with Charity Commission and Companies House requirements. • Ensure the organisation is compliant, with all expectations, including but not limited to; Safeguarding, governance, H&S, HR and GDPR. • Effective communication of the strategy and business plan to employees and stakeholders. • Maintain awareness of opportunities, risks and changes in the external environment that affect the organisation. • Ensure the operating model is fit for purpose and develop its maturity to support future growth. Leadership • Accountability for the effective functioning of Dallaglio RugbyWorks’ senior leadership team • Ensure all staff are focused on achieving Dallaglio RugbyWorks’ mission and objectives. • Drive the commercialisation vision and strategy for the organisation, identifying “earning” opportunities for DRW. • Ensure an impact focused culture where young people remain at the heart of all activities. • Lead by example to ensure that the company’s playbook (values) are embedded throughout the charity. • Represent the organisation to external parties including; media, regulatory authorities, partners, supporters and the public. Fundraising & Financial Management • Ensure a sustainable balanced income from; commercialisation, individuals, corporates, legacy and trust & foundations, events, sponsorship and one-off donations. • Oversee the preparation of the annual budget and long-term financial plans. • Establish and monitor key indicators of the organisations financial & organisational health. • Lead and develop opportunities for commercialisation within the organisation. Operations • Ensure the organisation is fit for purpose and that its systems and processes can support growth ambitions, including but not limited to: People, Commercialisation, Digital transformation, Delivery and interventions, Monitoring and Impact, Marketing, Events. • To ensure that we strive to be a diverse and inclusive organisation that represents the make up of its beneficiaries. Carry out any other reasonable duties which may be requested by the Chair of Trustees or Board of Trustees. This is not an exhaustive list of all duties and may be subject to ongoing review.