BISA Is Looking to Recruit A New Chief Executive
Salary: £49,149 - £56,950
37.5 Hours per week
We are looking for a dynamic, creative and forward-thinking Chief Executive to steer one of Britain's leading political societies.
The British International Studies Association (BISA) is a learned society which develops and promotes the study of International Studies, Politics and related subjects through teaching, research and networking. Founded in 1975, BISA is the leading organisation for researchers, policy makers, practitioners and students of International Studies in the United Kingdom.
The association has over 1300 members. While most are based in the UK there are also members throughout Europe, North and South America, Africa, Asia and Australia. New members are always welcome.
We have an exciting opportunity for an ambitious and inspirational chief executive to lead the organisation at a time of change and opportunity. BISA has an ambitious new strategic plan and is in the process of transforming its management and operational functions. We are looking for a forward-thinking leader who will help shape our strategic and operational direction and so drive the organisation forward into its next phase of development.
The successful individual will have experience of working strategically in a leadership role with evidence of an entrepreneurial mind-set and a positive ‘can do’ attitude to work. The ideal candidate will have a strong interest in academia, particularly in the fields of International Studies and Politics.
The key responsibilities for the role are:
· To provide strategic leadership for BISA, working with Trustees to set, monitor and review the organisation’s strategic goals
· To act as the public face and manage the reputation of BISA, ensuring the organisation is visible and highly regarded
Interviews will be held in central London on the 21st and 22nd June 2018.