Head of Region, North

£51,267 gross per annum, plus pension and benefits
36 hours per week, including occasional evenings & weekends
Homebased within CCT's North region with frequent travel within the region and nationally

The Trust works with communities to look after 357 historic churches, over two million visitors annually and hundreds of events both private and public. These ancient, listed sites are among the most beautiful locations in England.

This position provides the opportunity to lead a regional team to success and high performance in delivery of the current strategy and to help shape the regional delivery under the strategy for 2025/30.

The Head of Region provides strategic and operational leadership in the region, ensuring the effective and efficient operation of the regional team and the successful delivery of the national strategy and regional business plan and projects. The role drives the achievement of key performance indicators and targets with a particular focus oncommunity engagement and income generation. 

Key duties and responsibilities include:

Provide strategic and operational leadership for the Region

The Head of Region develops and delivers the annual regional plan, as agreed with the Senior Management Team.

Manage the Regional Team

The Head of Region leads a multi-disciplinary regional team, providing line management and professional development support to a number of roles that are geographically dispersed.

Contribute to National Programmes, Projects and Initiatives

The Head of Region provides significant input and collaborative working in the development and delivery of a range of national programmes, projects and initiatives.

Person specification

You are likely to have developed your skills in strategic regional management over time in a national organisation. This could be in a charity, heritage or private sector organisation. You can demonstrate considerable experience in managing geographically dispersed staff in delivering against targets. You will have experience of line managing local delivery staff and are looking for more managerial responsibility. Educated to degree level, you will have taken opportunities to improve your professional competence.

How to apply

If you would like to apply for this role, please select the Apply Now button to begin your application. You’ll be asked to submit a CV and a short supporting statement (max 2 sides A4) outlining how you fulfil the person specification for this post.

Please note direct applications via email cannot be accepted for this role; only applications submitted through our recruitment portal will be considered.

The closing date for receipt of applications is 9am on Wednesday 29th November 2023

Interviews will be held on Friday 15th December 2023 in Newark, Nottinghamshire, the venue will be confirmed at the time of offering interviews. Please note that this date is fixed due to senior management availability.

We are not a licenced sponsor at this time. Any offer of employment will be made subject to valid right to work in the UK being provided.

Please note that the we are a Disability Confident Committed Employer. Candidates who declare that they have a disability and who meet the essential criteria for the job will be offered an interview.

If you have any queries about this role, or if you have a disability and wish to request a reasonable adjustment at any stage of the recruitment process, please email [email protected].

We are an inclusive employer and offer equal opportunities to all regardless of an individual’s age, disability, gender identity, marriage or civil partnership status, pregnancy or maternity, race, religion or belief, sex and sexual orientation

Head of Region, North - Job Description