Darlington Credit Union - Chief Executive Officer
Darlington Credit Union (DCU) is a forward thinking and progressive credit union that aims to ensure that everybody in Darlington and the surrounding areas are financially included and can avoid financial crisis. It has grown remarkably in the last 10 years and now offers full online banking and loan-making services, as well as a whole range of specialist financial products and support for those facing difficulties with money.
The CEO of DCU since its inception is set to retire, so we are looking for a new CEO to kick-start the next stage of our growth. DCU’s Board is looking for someone with the right experience and attitude to grow the business, particularly our loan-making. Someone who has great experience and knowledge of managing loan portfolios and leading staff. The right candidate will be highly motivated, enthusiastic about our social mission, be able to think strategically, develop long term partnerships, understand how our digital capability could be developed further and have the ability to manage profit and loss.
Strategic Activity - Support growth and development of the Credit Union, particularly in relation to loan-making. Leadership & Management - Provide leadership for staff and volunteers to ensure services are delivered in an effective and customer - focussed manner in-line with a modern forward looking credit union.
Operational Leadership - Ensure effective loan decisioning, credit control and management of the loan-book. Personnel Management - Oversee personnel matters in relation to staff, including the development and implementation of the organisations HR Policies and Procedures.
External Engagement - Promote the Credit Union and act on its behalf in its dealings with members, partner organisations and the general public.
Public Relations and Marketing - Promote activities of the Credit Union in a positive light using a mix of appropriate media and partnership working.
Contract: Permanent (Secondments considered). Salary range: £35k - £45k plus pension Application deadline 01 November 2021. For further information please see the candidate information pack