Director of Finance and Operations

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Contract Type
£68,000 to £72,500 per annum plus benefits
Job Description

We are seeking to appoint an experienced Director of Finance and Operations to join our senior leadership team.

As a core member of the senior leadership team you will play a strategic role in the overall leadership and management of Friends of the Earth.  This role has the responsibility of ensuring that Friends of the Earth’s operations are efficient, effective and integrated across our finance and operations functions.

We are looking for a qualified accountant with significant leadership experience and ability to lead organisational cultural change at senior level. You will have considerable leadership experience of strategic financial planning and implementation as well as forecasting, budgeting and reporting in a complex organisation. You will also have the ability to ensure we have systems in place for attracting, supporting, developing and retaining talented people, including improving our systems and culture around performance management, learning and development and internal communications.

This is an excellent opportunity to join Friends of the Earth Senior Leadership Team and be a key part in driving our financial and operational performance to support a great campaigning organisation.

For further information please refer to the Candidate Information Pack.

Closing date: Sunday 14th July 2019

How to apply:

Please forward a CV together with a supporting statement to

Supporting statement should be no more than 2 pages of A4 and address the key requirements of the person specification with relevant examples of your experience and why you are interested in the post. 

In return we offer a competitive range of benefits, good work/life balance, excellent learning and development opportunities and a vibrant organisational culture.

We are an equal opportunities employer and are especially keen to encourage applications from people currently under-represented in the environment movement.

Friends of the Earth is an international community dedicated to protecting the natural world and the wellbeing of everyone in it. We lead campaigns, provide resources and information, and drive real solutions to the environmental problems facing us all.

Additional Documentation
Closing Date
14 July 2019