Forces Employment Charity – Director of Executive Services


Salary: £65,000

Location: Hybrid role based in London with remote working (Mountbarrow House, 12 Elizabeth Street, London SW1W 9RB)

Reporting to: Chief Executive

Direct reports: Team of 10 with 2 Direct reports


Forces Employment Charity wants every member of the Armed Forces Community to succeed and to be represented at every level of employment.

The Director of Executive Services will lead our work to enable Veterans to access Executive level roles once they have left the Armed Forces. This will include enabling those who have held executive level roles within the Armed Forces to access roles at a similar level and enable those who have left the Armed Forces at any rank to access executive level employment as their careers progress.


Strategic and Operational

  • Develop strategy to deliver the vision for executive employment services to be available to all areas of the Armed Forces Community.
  • Represent Executive Services at Board of Trustees Meetings and Senior Leadership Team Meetings.
  • As part of the Senior Leadership Team, participate in decisions affecting the whole of the Forces Employment Charity.
  • Line manage the Deputy Director of Employment Services and the Senior Manager – Executive Services and Employer
  • Agree annual priorities for Executive Services with the Senior Management Team and support Executive Services to deliver their roles to meet these priorities.
  • Ensure that Executive Services is appropriately resourced to deliver annual priorities.
  • Ensure compliance with ISO9001 across Executive Services.


  • Develop and lead a programme of networking opportunities for those seeking executive level employment to network, including via events and via corporate mentoring.
  • Where appropriate the programme of networking opportunities should be opened-up for all from the Armed Forces Community.
  • Work with the Head of Community and the Head of Brand and Marketing to publicise the networking opportunities to existing and new

Employment Opportunities

  • Lead the creation of long-term partnerships with employers to enable them to recruit and retain veterans to Executive level roles.
  • Lead the team responsible for publicising suitable Executive vacancies and, working with the Deputy Chief Executive, co-ordinate employer partnerships across all teams of the Forces Employment Charity.

Deadline for applications: Sunday 9 November 2022 (midnight)
Interviews with Prospectus: w/c 14 November
Interviews with Forces Employment Charity: w/c 28 November

Find out more and apply here.

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