• Director of Business Performance
  • Permanent
  • London
  • £70000 - £80000 per annum USD / Year
  • This position has been filled.
  • Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum
  • Consultant: Kate Headford
  • Contact Number: 020 7939 7439
  • Expiry Date: 2025-04-19

Director of Business Performance




Salary: Up to £80,000 with flexible working

Charity People are proud to be partnering with Saferworld, an independent international organisation working to prevent violent conflict and build safer lives.

Saferworld work in solidarity with people affected by conflict to improve their safety and sense of security and conduct wider research and analysis to contribute to local, national and international policies and practices that help foster lasting peace. Their priority is people – They believe in a world where everyone can lead peaceful, fulfilling lives, free from fear and insecurity. Saferworld operate on a not-for-profit basis with partners in Africa, Asia and the Middle East and in policy centres in Beijing, Brussels, London and Washington DC. Saferworld is registered separately in Belgium, the USA and China as strategically aligned, affiliate organisations.

About role

This position will help shape the organisation’s evolving business model and play a strategic role in operational business planning. Reporting to the Executive Director, the Director of Business Performance will be a member of Saferworld’s Executive team.

We are seeking an experienced and dynamic Director of Business Performance to oversee and support the development and management of our various core support functions and drive performance in key business areas. This is a new senior position with scope and opportunity to influence the development of a highly respected peacebuilding organisation to deliver on its 2021-2031 strategy

As Director, you will manage and support People and Culture, Finance and Fundraising, and a small global operations team. The post-holder will work collaboratively with the Directors of International Programmes and of Policy and Communications to support their respective areas of operations oversight.

The successful candidate will have significant senior operational leadership experience of core support functions, preferably in an organisation with offices based in multiple countries. Knowledge of non-profit governance processes and a track record in analysing, planning and making decisions at a strategic level, and delivering on operational strategies and processes with complex stakeholder relationships.

How to apply:

If this sounds like the opportunity for you, please share a copy of your CV and Supporting Statement to Kate@charitypeople.co.uk . If your profile fits what we’re looking for, Kate will be in touch with lots more details and to arrange a confidential conversation.

Closing Date: Monday 18th July 9am

In person interviews: Friday 22nd July 

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