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Top job! Chief Executive Officer

  • Full time
  • TBC
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 25th March 2020

  • Advertised from 26th February 2020
  • Permanent


  • To lead an organisation which is seen as part of the fabric of Edinburgh City.
  • An opportunity to help take the Home to another level.

The Chief Executive is the organisation's most senior member of staff and is responsible for:

  • Informing and advising the Board of Trustees on the formulation of its policies and strategies, and for the implementation of those policy and strategy decisions.
  • Directing the organisation's operations, managing its resources, compliance with legal requirements, and for ensuring good practice in all aspects of its work.
  • Raising awareness around the importance of animal welfare principles and the critical role of the Home's work in rescuing, reuniting and rehoming.
  • Developing Edinburgh Dog and Cat Home's public profile in order to position the organisation as a key centre of animal welfare excellence in dog and cat rehoming.
  • Acting as a strong figurehead for the charity; a positive ambassador with external partners and a positive leader and role model for employees and volunteers.

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