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The Work Foundation is a leading provider of research-based analysis, knowledge exchange and policy advice in the UK and beyond. We transform people’s experience of work and the labour market through high quality research that empowers individuals and influences public policies and organisational practices. 

Director of The Work Foundation

Salary: Competitive
Closing Date:   Wednesday 11 March 2015
Interview Date:   See below 
Reference:  A1181

The Work Foundation (TWF) is seeking to appoint a Director who will lead the organisation as it redefines the focus of its work on workplace health and wellbeing.

You will be a strong and dynamic leader with the ability to motivate and lead staff to ensure the sustainability and success of TWF.  With a successful track record of generating high levels of income and revenue you will have the ability to develop and nurture relationships with corporate stakeholders to ensure the continuation of funding avenues.  You will have an understanding of UK corporate environments and will have ideally worked in a similar environment around the agenda of health and well-being in the workplace.

Reporting directly to the Chair of the TWF Board you will develop and implement a business strategy setting out clear objectives and outputs to ensure the on-going sustainability and success of the organisation.  Furthermore, you will be responsible for leading a small leadership group to ensure that objectives, including the sponsorship and delivery of projects, are met.

For an informal discussion about the role please contact Professor Sue Cox on +44(0)1524 510741.

Interviews are likely to take place week commencing 30th March 2015, although this will be confirmed.

We welcome applications from people in all diversity groups.

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