SVS Chief Executive Vacancy

SVS Chief Executive

Salary £48K pa, 37 hr wk, 25 days holiday + BH , pension, based central Southampton

SVS is looking for an exceptional Chief Officer to lead our work and be an effective champion for the local voluntary sector.

We would love to hear from you if you are

  • an experienced senior manager with a proven track record of successfully delivering programmes of work and securing funding – preferably in the voluntary, charitable or social enterprise sector
  • enthusiastic about promoting voluntary action and volunteering
  • understand the role of a Council of Voluntary Service local infrastructure development body and Volunteer Centre
  • an effective leader and astute operator able to work at strategic and operational levels with key partners across all sectors
  • savvy about social policy, understand asset-based community development work and are a charity governance guru
  • a champion of social justice , equality and committed to tackling deprivation
  • a self-motivated, flexible, innovative problem solver who wants to make a difference to people and communities in Southampton and can inspire and enthuse those around them to do so too

Closing date 9am Mon 15th February    Interviews Fri 12th March 2021

Please note CV’s will NOT be considered – please submit a application form, which can be found on

(Application form is on front page of web site)


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