Executive Officer

London, England, United Kingdom

Description

We're looking for an Executive Officer who is excited by Pembroke House's ambition to build a settlement model for the 21st Century and has the energy and drive to play a central role in seeing it become a reality.

Application Deadline: 12pm Monday 26 November

Interviews: Late afternoon/evening Tuesday 4 December and morning of Wednesday 5 December


About us

Pembroke House has a long history in Walworth and we've developed rapidly in recent years. Today we are home to a huge range of community activities and we are building alliances with local residents, groups and organisations that will make a long-term difference well beyond our four walls.


The next two-years will see exciting developments:




Role Profile

The Executive Officer will work at a fast pace with Pembroke House's Executive Director to oversee and coordinate a wide range of tasks. You will gain a unique perspective across an enterprising and growing organisation.


Strategic


Governance


Development & Fundraising


Administrative

Requirements

Who we're looking for

The person we appoint to this role will be a fantastic organiser. You will be ambitious and eager to see tasks through to completion, ensuring that our work moves forward at pace. You will also be a talented writer and communicator, able to bring complex ideas together in clear and succinct form both on paper and in person.

This role would suit someone who has experience in a dynamic work environment and who wants to play a central role in an enterprising organisation that is taking the next steps in its development.

Like all roles at Pembroke House there will be a significant degree of people-facing work and you will form relationships with ease with people from all walks of life.



Person Specification

Qualifications/Education


Skills, Knowledge and Training


Experience


Personal attributes


Special conditions


Confidentiality


If you have any questions about the role then please be in touch with Mike Wilson, Executive Director at [email protected]


Come and See Pembroke House

Interested candidates are also invited to come and see Pembroke House. This will be a chance to find out more about the organisation as well as to get a sense of the place, people, and projects that define Pembroke House. Candidates can attend one of the following two dates:

12:00 - 15:00, Thursday 15 November, during our weekly Lunch Club

17:00 - 19:00, Thursday 22 November

Please contact James Jenkins by email at [email protected] to notify us of your attendance, specifying which date you are available.


Benefits

Salary: £27,000 - 31,000, depending on experience

Cost of living will be reviewed annually and is currently pegged to the Higher Education single pay spine – a collective agreement negotiated between five trade unions


Hours of Work: 35 hours per week

Normal office hours are 9am to 5pm including 1 hour for lunch

A Time Off in Lieu policy is in place requiring agreement from the Line Manager

This post qualifies for the Flexi Hours Scheme. Flexi-credit of up to 14 hours and flexi-debit of up to 10.5 hours can be accrued in any one reporting period


Working culture

Approximately half of the team are part-time employees and we all come from diverse backgrounds and experience – ranging from dance, local and central government and youth & community work, to academia, music and politics.

Food plays a central role at Pembroke House: all team members are offered free food on a Thursday as part of our weekly lunch club as well as at monthly team dinners, healthy breakfasts, and lunches.

No-one at Pembroke House is confined to a desk or computer — everyone chips in with projects, events and activities.

A Week of Wellbeing is organised for staff each year and other activities take place throughout the year.



Holidays

28 days paid annual leave per annum, plus the standard Bank and Public Holidays and three discretionary days between Christmas and New Year.

The leave year begins on 1 April. During the first year of employment, you will be entitled to annual leave on a pro rata basis


Pension

A 3% contributory pension is offered, subject to qualifying criteria



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