Head of Finance and Resources- St. James's Park , London

Central London
£60,000 – £70,000 per annum (starting salary commensurate with experience)
37.5 hours per week
Closing date:Tuesday, April 23, 2019 - 17:00
Interview date, week commencing:
Job role:

Are you passionate about value-for-money services that lead to sustained recovery outcomes? As WDP’s Head of Finance and Resources, you will have the opportunity to have real impact on our financial future and success. You will be responsible for finance, procurement and legal services.

WDP is a well-respected and ambitious £25 million turnover charity. This role will assist us in diversifying our revenues through commercial and international ventures. 

You will work collaboratively with our two Joint Chief Executive Officers, ensuring that the organisation is well-run, agile and focused on results.  You will operate at a strategic level with multiple direct reports; the role manages the finance, procurement and legal functions.

You will be a qualified accountant with strong leadership skills and significant commercial acumen. 

Those applying for this role must have the ability to influence and advise our senior management team and board of trustees, as well representing the organisation both internally and externally.  The post-holder must also have excellent finance and systems knowledge, ideally coupled with commercial nous to help grow WDP’s commercial elements.

Our values are important to us and we are seeking to appoint an individual who can also bring WDP’s core values to this role:

1.           Entrepreneurial – you will be driven and bring innovative ideas to help achieve this.

2.           In partnership – you will be a team player and liaise effectively with other WDP staff and partner organisations

3.           Strong belief in service users – you will be ambitious for those we help and this will come across strongly in your ability manage our finances

4.           Community focussed – you will develop and shape value for money services that serve the whole community 

For an informal conversation about this post, please contact either Manish Nanda (Joint CEO) on 020 7421 3100 or Simon Marshall (Head of Workforce) on 020 7421 3102.

Submit your full application via email or post (see options below):

o By email to: HR@wdp.org.uk

o By post to: Simon Marshall, Head of Workforce, WDP, 18 Dartmouth Street, London, SW1H 9BL

WDP is recovery focused organisation. Our staff and volunteers are committed to helping our service users to improve their health and wellbeing, and to become free from dependency.

WDP is committed to safeguarding children, young people and vulnerable adults. All post holders are subject to a satisfactory Disclosure and Barring Service check.

WDP aims to be an equal opportunities employer.