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The Armed Forces Covenant Fund Trust – Chief Executive and Accounting Officer

***THIS JOB VACANCY HAS NOW CLOSED***

The Armed Forces Covenant Fund Trust  is seeking a new Chief Executive and Accounting Officer. The Armed Forces Covenant Fund Trust is a grant making charity and a Non Departmental Public Body, which supports the Armed Forces Covenant by funding projects which address specific priorities.   

To find out more about the Trust’s work, please visit the website www.covenantfund.org.uk/ 

This is an exciting opportunity to lead the Trust, which is committed to learning from, and sharing the achievements of, its grant holders and the impact of its funding programmes.

Previous experience of leadership in the charity or public sector is required and personal knowledge or experience of the Armed Forces would be an advantage. The successful candidate will have an interest in, and commitment to, the difference that charities can make.

The successful candidates will work as part of a small team which is based in the Trust’s offices not far from Victoria Station in London – but it is anticipated that this role will be primarily a home-working position.  At this time, during the Covid-19 pandemic, the whole team is working in this way.

The Trust is committed to being an equal opportunities employer and to providing development and training opportunities.

How to apply:  Applications should take the form of a letter (no more than two pages of A4) providing evidence of how you meet the person specification, and a CV – both attached to an email addressed to covenantfundtrust.grs@cabinetoffice.gov.uk giving the contact details for two professional referees and how you know them.  Please include ‘Confidential Application: Chief Executive Officer in the subject line.

Timetable:  

Deadline for initial applications is 9am on 15 June 2021

Find more details here.

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