Executive Recruitment
The Rt. Revd David Urquhart, Bishop of Birmingham

"This is a unique opportunity to combine your first class executive skills with a passion to see God’s Kingdom grow."

The Rt. Revd David Urquhart, Bishop of Birmingham

Welcome

Thank you for taking an interest in the role of Diocesan Secretary in Church of England Birmingham.   I hope you will find this material useful and inspiring. Further information can be found on this recruitment site or at http://www.cofebirmingham.com/

With the announcement of the retirement in the next few months of Andrew Halstead, we are seeking a new Diocesan Secretary to join my senior staff team. You will work closely with myself and colleagues, in continuing to resource, develop and encourage Christian mission and ministry across one of the most enterprising and diverse dioceses in England.

You will play a vital part in continuing to shape and implement profound change within our Transforming Church strategy, including raising funding for and delivering significant specific initiatives and through our parish-wide People & Places framework, reimagining ordained and lay leadership.

You will lead a team of committed professionals with exceptional knowledge and experience in their own areas of expertise. Working closely with the Bishop, Diocesan Board of Finance Chair and other senior colleagues the Diocesan Secretary plays a pivotal role in finding practical solutions to complex problems, ensures delivery of strategy, and provides timely advice. 

As Diocesan Secretary, you will also be responsible for the smooth running of the governance of Church of England Birmingham.   Both as Company Secretary to the Diocesan Board of Finance and Secretary to the Diocesan Synod you will have a key responsibility for financial, legal and representative order.

We are looking for an exceptional individual with a proven track record of successful high level management and leadership gained in a diverse environment in the business, public or voluntary sector. You will need to be able to build great working relationships with a wide range of colleagues and partners and inspire and lead with vision, creativity and pragmatism.

This is a unique opportunity to combine your first class executive skills with a passion to see God’s Kingdom grow.

Birmingham is an amazing, vibrant, diverse place to serve. I hope and pray you feel called to join us on an exciting journey and look forward to hearing from you. 

The Rt. Revd David Urquhart, Bishop of Birmingham



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