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Director of Finance and Resources

We are currently recruiting for a Director of Finance and Resources to join the Senior Management Team at our Head Office in Maidenhead.

This is an exciting and challenging time for the organisation as the Commission heads towards its 100th year. This role will be part of the Commission's Senior Management Team as it works on the new strategic plan for the organisation. You will lead financial and resource planning, with the possibility of it taking on a new status as a charity. Managing the contributions from member nations, achieving excellent value for money through the provision of quality management information, and supporting the organisation with  long-term financial and budgetary modelling will be at the heart of keeping the CWGC sustainable and viable.

Reporting directly to the Director General, and managing the small head office finance team, this varied role will provide financial advice to the Commission and Commissioners, and support the four main geographical area directors in their delivery.  The finance director also acts as Secretary of the Finance and Audit Committees and will be a member of the Endowment Fund Committee.  In addition, future migration of responsibilities will include management of the Human Resources function.

About you

  • Qualified accountant (CCAB or CIMA).
  • Demonstrable experience of working in a finance/accounting leadership role, with the authority and credibility to deal direct with the board and with experienced colleagues.
  • Experience of public sector financing and UK Charity standards is desirable.
  • Strong interpersonal skills with a preference for team working
  • Ability to analyse complex data and make sound judgements
  • Experience of HR Policy and pay negotiations is desirable
  • Ability to travel, but based in Maidenhead, Berkshire, 25 minutes from Paddington.


Salary range for this position is £70,000 - £80,000.

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To apply please send a copy of your CV and a short covering letter detailing your experience and what you can bring to the role to

The closing date for applications is Monday 9th March 2015 and interviews will be held in late March.



Technical Supervisor, AAPA - 12 month contract

We are seeking candidates for a 12 month fixed term position as Technical Supervisor, to join our Africa and Asia Pacific Area (AAPA) team based at Maidenhead, UK.

Main responsibilities include cyclical maintenance of Commission structures, buildings and property in the Far East, India and Central Africa, preparation of technical specifications, tendering documents, processing headstone ordering and  providing technical and administrative support to the Commission's staff.

Skills and experience required:

• Experience in building construction, stonework or engineering
• Experience in Estate, Contract and Project Management
• Working knowledge of MS Excel
• High level of literacy in first language and fluency in English (reading, written & spoken)

• Experience of overseas working
• Experience of CAD software
• Ability to interpret construction drawings

Click here for a full job description for the role of Technical Supervisor, AAPA

Click here for a fact sheet about the role of Technical Supervisor, AAPA

If you are interested in this post, please send your CV, together with a Cover Letter detailing why you wish to be considered and what you could bring to the role, to All applications will be treated in the strictest confidence.

Closing date for this post is close of business (16:30 UK time), Friday 27 February 2015












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