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Finances and Resources Director

West London Zone is a partnership of local organisations working together to ensure that all the children and young people in our community across three square miles of inner West London reach their full potential. We do this by having our West London Zone Link Workers help charities, local authorities, schools and other organisations deliver the best possible opportunities and support to the children and young people in our community. Within the next 5 years, we have a plan to reach 3,000 children and young people.

Salary: From £60,000 depending on experience

Location: West London

The Finance and Resources Director is a newly created role at West London Zone. As a member of the Senior Management Team, and reporting directly to the Chief Executive, you will be providing inspirational leadership and will take strategic responsibility for the financial management of the organisation. You will also lead the implementation of the organisation’s financial modelling and forecasting and will ensure that all activities are financially viable.

Leading a team of four, you will significantly contribute to the development of the organisation’s vision and strategy and will be driving a high-performance culture by role modelling the organisation’s values and commitment to collaboration, building on WLZ’s successful track record and playing a key leadership role in the next phase of their strategic growth and development.

We are looking for a fully qualified Accountant, with significant post-qualification experience in senior management positions within fast-paced environments, leading teams, ideally in an outcomes-focused organisation.

Highly analytical and strategic, you will have the ability to translate complex financial data and communicate clearly to a range of audiences and senior stakeholders. You will be solutions-focused with excellent attention to detail and have intellectual rigour and willingness to roll up your sleeves in a small team.

Critically, you will be a confident self-starter with the desire to work in a dynamic environment, working towards tight deadlines and have a genuine passion and interest in the vision and mission of West London Zone.

To learn more about this opportunity and to find out how to apply, please read the detailed Appointment Brief below.

You are invited to contact our advisor Alex Williams at Prospectus via email at alex.williams@prospect-us.co.uk or call on 0207 691 1920

Key Dates

Published closing date: 18th November

Interviews with Prospectus: 19-23 November

Interviews with West London Zone: 3rd December

WLZ Appointment Brief



Partnerships Manager

We are looking for a new Partnerships Manager to support and manage our delivery partnership. The WLZ team has a culture of high performance and we are seeking a dynamic individual who will work well in a fast-paced environment.

The ideal candidate will have management experience in partnership and/or relationship management in any sector, and must possess the high levels of energy, integrity and creativity that this exciting role demands. Please read the Application Pack for full details.

Salary – From £32,000 per annum (upwards depending on experience)

Location – West London

Start – As soon as available

Contract – Permanent, Full Time

Hours – 9am-5pm with flexibility

Holiday – 25 days per annum (plus 3 between Christmas and New Year), increases by one day per year up to max of 30 days

 

  • Please send a completed application form to recruitment@westlondonzone.org
  • Applications received before 9am on Friday 23rd November will be considered.
  • Due to expected volume of applications, we regret to say that only shortlisted candidates will receive a direct reply. If you have not been contacted by 5pm on Friday 23rd November, you have not been shortlisted.
  • Interviews will be on Friday 30th

Application Form

Application Pack