Chief Operating Officer

Location
London
Salary
Competitive Salary
Posted
26 Sep 2018
Closes
19 Oct 2018
Ref
69091
Position/Level
COO
Responsibilities
Operations, Strategy
Contract Type
Permanent
Language
English

Chief Operating Officer

London

Competitive salary

The RSA (Royal Society for the Encouragement of Arts, Manufactures and Commerce) is at the cutting edge of solving today’s big issues: from working with the Prime Minister on the future of employment and reforming the gig economy, developing pilots for basic income trials in Scotland, through to helping the Bank of England develop its plans to make our economy work for all the UK’s regions and nations, as well as leading the UK’s largest ever study of cultural learning. The current mission of the RSA is: ‘21st century enlightenment; enriching society through ideas and action’. It believes that all human beings have creative capacities that, when understood and supported, can be mobilised to make the world a better place for all its citizens.

The Role:

  • Play an active role in developing and delivering the RSA’s strategy and take prime responsibility to deliver the RSA’s operational performance
  • Ensure financial planning and control systems that will assist the Chief Executive and the Executive Team
  • Work together with the executive team to prepare an annual budget for presentation to the Trustee Board
  • Project manage the RSA’s ongoing digital transformation and ensure the RSA has an IT strategy which supports the delivery of the current and future objectives
  • Manages the Finance, HR, IT and Legal & Governance teams that support the working of the RSA, this includes the management of its trading subsidiaries RSA Adelphi Enterprises Ltd and RSA Shipley Enterprises Ltd
  • Act as primary Risk Officer at the RSA, responsible for the management of the RSA’s risk register and ensuring risks are accurately managed and recorded across the RSA’s operations including insurance of risks as appropriate

For more information and how to apply, please see the candidate brief. The closing date for applications is 5pm on Friday 19th October 2018. Please note that we are unable to accept late or incomplete applications.

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