Chief Executive Officer

Contract type
35 hours
Salary range
£60,905 - £64,605
Closing date for applications

Iriss builds the capacity and capability of people working in social services and community health to deliver high quality services through the use of evidence, improvement approaches and digital technology. We are seeking a strategic and values-based inspirational leader with the energy and commitment to build on our charity’s record of quality and success. 

Iriss is uniquely positioned to respond to the new opportunities and fresh challenges in the sector and we need an outstanding Chief Executive Officer (CEO) to drive the planned strategic change. The successful candidate will motivate, inspire and build the capacity of Iriss and its staff with passion and a shared ambition for its objectives. The CEO will work closely with the team and report to the Board and must be a credible ambassador, a powerful communicator and an inclusive leader able to build partnerships across sectors and disciplines.

You will have a degree, or equivalent, and possibly a post graduate qualification in a subject related to our work, experience of strategic leadership and an established network in this area.   

If this could be the challenge you’re looking for, please email: to receive an information pack with further particulars, details about Iriss and information relating to the application process.  

The closing date for applications is Monday 24 August and we expect to interview during early September.