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Pancreatic cancer is a tough one but we’re taking it on. We are supporting those affected by the disease, investing in ground breaking research, lobbying for greater recognition of pancreatic cancer, and being a voice for everyone involved in the fight. 

Chief Executive Officer

We are now seeking a new Chief Executive to lead us in the realisation of our vision to transform the future for everyone affected by pancreatic cancer.

Having led through this period of major growth and success for the past eight years, Alex Ford is standing down as Chief Executive. We are now seeking a new Chief Executive to lead us through the next highly challenging and exciting stage of development. Reporting to the Board of Trustees, the Chief Executive has overall strategic and operational responsibility for leading Pancreatic Cancer UK’s ambitious new strategy.

We are looking for someone who shares our passion and commitment to transforming the future for everyone living with pancreatic cancer. This requires belief, enthusiasm and a desire to make things happen, alongside empathy with the aims and objectives of Pancreatic Cancer UK. You will bring:

  • A track record of visionary strategic and organisational leadership at a senior level.
  • Demonstrable experience as an inspirational and collaborative leader, able to build high performing senior teams aligned to the vision, strategy and purpose.
  • Excellent influencing and negotiation skills with high level and diverse stakeholders.
  • A track record of providing leadership support for major donor fundraising.

Most importantly you will have the drive and determination to help us succeed in seeing many more people with pancreatic cancer living longer, better lives.

To apply or to download further information on the required qualifications, skills and experience for the role, please visit Perrett Laver.

Perrett Laver is our chosen partner to manage the recruitment and selection process for this key appointment.

The deadline for applications is Friday 26th May 2017. The position is located in London, with flexibility subject to negotiation. The salary is competitive with the market rate and commensurate with the seniority of the appointment.