Chief Executive Officer Recruitment

Chief Executive Officer Vacancy

Salary:             £57,000 – £60,000

Status:             Permanent

Location:        Stratford, London

Dear Applicant 

Thank you for visiting our recruitment page for the post of Chief Executive Officer (CEO).

We are now seeking an inspiring leader to deliver London Community Credit Union’s (LCCU) vision, mission, strategic objectives and operational plans. The next Chief Executive’s leadership will be critical as the organisation builds upon its success and shapes the next chapter of its role within the credit union sphere. 

Our ideal candidate will be an inspirational, bold, and emotionally intelligent leader with proven experience of shaping organisational vision, strategy and financial sustainability as well as delivering outstanding operational results in a fast moving environment. The next leader of LCCU will be a visionary with a strong affinity for Credit Unions and demonstrable success in forming organisational alliances. The appointee will need highly developed relationship-building skills in order to effectively engage and influence both internal and external stakeholders.

Reporting to the Board of Directors, our Chief Executive Officer provides leadership to the organisation and has key responsibility for its development and performance. You will be responsible for overseeing our internal and external interests to grow the Credit Union, as well as the leadership of the organisation. Externally you will take the lead with strategic partnerships to leverage LCCU’s brand and scope, including working with key partners such as local authorities and other Credit Unions.

You will work with the Board and Senior Management Team to shape and evolve LCCU’s’ culture, strategy, systems, structure, programmes, innovation and integrated ways of working to deliver outstanding results and impact for Membership. After a period of strategic restructuring and service redesign, the new CEO will be tasked with embedding and implementing these changes, while strengthening the culture and building new partnerships.

LCCU wishes to encourage applications from senior leaders drawn from a wide variety of backgrounds. You will have excellent communication and ambassadorial skills as well as the ability to build strong relationships across a complex range of stakeholders. Most importantly, you will demonstrate a passion for Credit Unions, personal integrity, a commitment to diversity and positive leadership. 

How to apply

If you would like to apply please submit your curriculum vitae with a full work history along with a supporting statement stating how you meet each of the points on the person specification, we need to have this information in order to consider your application.

Application closing date: Friday 23rd October 2020

Shortlisting: week commencing 26th October 2020

Interviews: week commencing 2nd November 2020

Submit your CV, supporting statement and Equality and Diversity form to 

If you would like an informal discussion about the role please contact Katrina Williams by email to arrange a conversation with a LCCU Board Director.

Please note this vacancy may close prior to the advertised closing date when sufficient number of applications have been received. Please ensure you make your application as soon as possible. We recognise the importance of having a diverse and inclusive workforce and would therefore welcome applications from all members of the community as an equal opportunities employer.