How to Apply & Timetable

Finance Director and Head of Finance

Thank you for expressing an interest in one of the opportunities above. If you would like to apply, please follow the guidelines below.

Application Process

Please submit an up-to-date Curriculum Vitae (CV) and covering letter, ensuring that you quote the following reference numbers for the post you are applying for

  • Finance Director - FGCH001
  • Head of Finance - FGCH002

It is important that your CV highlights supporting evidence of how your previous experience and skills relate to the criteria outlined in the Job Description and Person Specification. Within your CV, please supply the following:

  • Full name and postal address;
  • Work and home telephone number, mobile number and email address (NB most written communication with you will be electronic);
  • Employment history (explaining any gaps)
  • Education and dates your qualifications were obtained
  • Current memberships of relevant professional bodies and dates.

Your covering letter (maximum of 3 pages) should be used to convey why you are attracted to the position and what you will bring to the role. The covering letter is considered an important aspect of your application and will be used to assess your motivation for the role.

Please also complete the equalities monitoring form. The equality and diversity information you provide will be treated in the strictest of confidence, will not be disclosed to the interview panel and will form no part of the selection process.

The timetable for the selection process is included below. In your supporting letter, please advise us if you have any difficulty with the outlined dates and/or any other dates when you are unavailable for assessment. We try to offer flexibility, but it can be difficult to convene the selection panel outside the advertised selection dates due to diary commitments.

Please return your application by 12 noon, 25 January 2021 (electronic submissions via the link below):

Assessment and Selection Process

All applications will be considered and assessed against the requirements of the Person Specification in order to select an initial long list of candidates. If you have been successful at this stage we will contact you via telephone/email immediately following the initial long listing review meeting.


Process Date
Closing Date 12 noon, 25 January 2021
Screening Interviews w/c 1 February 2021
Final Interviews and Assessments w/c 22 February 2021

Contact Details

If you have any queries about the position or the selection process; or if you would like an informal and confidential discussion with Zoe Wortley, our retained consultant, please do not hesitate to contact her on 07711 811222.

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