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IMECE Women’s Centre is looking for our next Director

Working pattern: Full-time (35 hours per week)
Salary: £40,000 – £44,500 (inc LLW) – according to skills and experience
Contract length: Permanent contract

IMECE Women’s Centre stands against all forms of violence against women and girls. We support and empower Turkish, Kurdish and Cypriot Turkish women and Black, Asian, minority ethnic, refugee (BAMER) and migrant women to improve the quality of their lives. Established in 1982, IMECE Women’s Centre is a women-only space. We work with all those who self-identify as women.

Our vision is a society where all BAMER women and girls are able to pursue their dreams and enjoy their lives free from all forms of violence, discrimination and prejudice.

IMECE employs 16 staff and benefits from the support of volunteers. Our turnover is +£400K. We work pan-London, with many clients coming from Islington, Hackney, Haringey and Enfield. We provide a range of services:

· Advice and information
· VAWG casework
· Counselling
· Community outreach and engagement
· Volunteering
· Training

We are looking for a person who can demonstrate strong commitment to improving the lives of women and who has strong leadership qualities and the drive to achieve great results. Coupled with impressive professional skills, you should clearly demonstrate your ability to embody IMECE’s values in the role. The successful candidate will play a central role in leading the organisation through our next phase of development and will work with the board of trustees and with the wider stakeholders to deliver our ambitious plans.

Your commitment to improving women’s lives and women’s rights will be evident. As will your enthusiasm, optimistic nature coupled with brilliant negotiating and persuading skills.

Working with staff, volunteers and the Board of Trustees, you will run the organisation. A varied, full and challenging role in which you will use your fundraising expertise, good grasp of financial management, and excellent project management skills.

Applicants will be fluent in Turkish and English (Kurdish is also highly desirable).

The full application pack can be downloaded here.

To apply:

· Complete the Application Form
· Complete the Candidate Monitoring Form
· Return completed forms to imece2019directorrecruitment@gmail.com no later than the closing date/time, clearly stating in the subject line “Application for Director post”

If you have any questions about the role or would like to discuss your application please contact us on 0207 354 1359.

This post is open to women only (exemption under the Equality Act 2010 Schedule 9, Part 1) Section 7(2) e of the 1975 Sex Discrimination Act and Section 5(2) d of the 1976 Race Relations Act applies)

· Deadline for completed applications: 11.59pm on Sunday 10 November 2019
· Interviews will be held in the week commencing 18 November