Executive Director of Finance and Commerce

36 hours, 52 weeks per year             

Based at Enfield

Capel Manor College is the only College in London that aims to deliver outstanding and inspirational and environmental land-based learning opportunities across the Greater London region. Our most recent Ofsted report rated the College “good” with good effectiveness of leadership and management. Aspiring to excellence, the College has an excellent reputation for quality, is financially strong and has continuous growth in student numbers.   Fundamental to the College’s forward-thinking strategy is support for the environment and food supply in Greater London and the southeast

This is a unique and exciting opportunity to lead our financial management and commercial operations. The successful candidate will be an active member of the senior leadership team reporting directly to the Principal and Chief Executive helping us achieve our strategic and operational objectives.

The role oversees some of the most important functions in the College including our finance, accounting, and audit processes; our funding, management information, student registry, and examinations functions; our IT infrastructure, systems and services; and our commercial activities and enterprise.

The purpose of the role is to support our strategic and operational plans in line with the College’s mission, vision and values, maximising income though prudent and effective financial oversight and delivering robust and efficient systems and processes.

The ideal candidate will be professionally qualified and educated to post graduate level with a good understanding of further and higher education. They will share our passion for excellence, the highest levels of achievement, and a deep commitment to inclusive and fair practices.

We offer the opportunity to work with a dedicated team in a friendly environment, plus a range of benefits including a career average pension scheme (LGPS), employee assistance programme, personal and professional development opportunities and, of course, access to the amazing work spaces across the Capel Manor sites.

We are committed to creating and promoting a diverse and inclusive workforce that reflects the wider community we support. We are committed to increasing the diversity of our leadership team and would particularly welcome applications that would help us achieve this aim. We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare and safety of our students and expect everybody working for the College to share this commitment.

We actively seek DBS clearance checks for applications of employment as part of our safeguarding procedures.

Closing Date:      21 February 2022

Interview Dates:   First round - 4 March 2022

                                 Second round – 10 March 2022

Please apply via the link