Position: Director of Finance and Corporate Services – Position successfully filled

Location: Chalfont St Peter


The Epilepsy Society is the UK’s leading provider of epilepsy services.  Through cutting edge research, awareness campaigns, information resources and expert care, they work for everyone affected by epilepsy in the UK.

This is an exciting time to join the Society as we are about to embark on a process of transformational change, significantly increasing our medical research capabilities with the aim of improving the diagnosis and treatment of epilepsy and working towards prevention of this condition which affects over 500,000 people in the UK alone.

Reporting directly to the Chief Executive Officer and Board of Trustees, we are looking for an exceptional individual to join us as Director of Finance and Corporate Services and contributing to our committed and progressive leadership team dedicated to pushing forward the boundaries of research into epilepsy and executing the Society’s challenging strategy for the future.

To succeed in this role, you will be a qualified accountant with strong financial management skills and the ability to take a strategic overview, influencing at a senior level, providing leadership and direction and driving operational changes where necessary. Experience of working in a complex organisation that has been through a significant change programme would be highly advantageous. Equally important however is your genuine passion for being at the heart of a Society committed to making a difference to people everywhere.

 Applicants who want to be part of this globally-renowned organisation, playing a critical role in the leadership team, are now invited to apply. If you believe you have the appropriate attributes, experience and skills for this position, and what it takes to successfully execute a transformational change strategy at this exciting time, please do make contact.

In the first instance, please email Mary Powell, Senior Consultant with Friary West at marypowell@friarywest.co.uk, attaching your CV and advising us of your salary expectations. The closing date for applications is Tuesday, 10 November 2015.