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CEO - SightCare

Basingstoke, Hampshire, United Kingdom
Circa £70,000 depending on experience
Closing on 10 June 2024

We are working in partnership with the SightCare Group who are seeking a dynamic and strategic Chief Executive Officer to lead their optical sector group of companies. 

The successful candidate will be responsible for both the operational and strategic development of the Group’s businesses and the management of a small team of staff. Ideally, but not essentially, you will have experience and understanding of membership organisations and the B2B retail sector. You will be able to demonstrate a successful career to date possibly in a senior role within an SME or not for profit. 

The role of the CEO consists of a range of responsibilities to execute the day-to-day work of the Group, working closely with the Chair, Deputy Chair and Board of Non-Executive Directors, to serve the membership, supported by the Executive Team.

You will have:

  • Proven experience in a senior leadership role, preferably as CEO or in a comparable position.
  • A knowledge of how not-for-profit organisations operate with a proven business background.
  • Ideally experience within the membership, trade/professional association, or optical industry.
  • Strong strategic thinking and planning skills.
  • Excellent communication and people skills.
  • Demonstrated success in advocacy, relationship building, and stakeholder management.

If you are collaborative in your approach, have the ability to build and maintain strong relationships with members, key industry leaders, and influencers, with a vision and understanding to build a strong membership that aligns with their needs and Aspirations then please get in touch.

For more information, please contact Sandra Smith, Associate Director. Applications should include your CV and supporting statement. 

We welcome and encourage applications from people of all backgrounds. We do not discriminate on the basis of disability, race, colour, ethnicity, gender, religion, sexual orientation, age, veteran status, or other category protected by law.

Closing date for applications: 10th June 2024
First client Interviews: w/c 24th June 2024
Second client Interviews: w/c 1st July 2024

Sandra Smith
Associate Director
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