CEO of Corporate Citizenship

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Corporate Citizenship CEO

Acre has partnered exclusively with Corporate Citizenship, to find an exceptional, international CEO to drive a renewed vision and purpose for the next chapter of the consultancy. The CEO will shape innovative, future-focused solutions to help businesses respond to the unprecedented social, economic and environmental challenges we all face.

Corporate Citizenship is a pre-eminent international management consultancy specialising in sustainability and corporate responsibility. Now celebrating its 20th year, Corporate Citizenship works with some of the largest and most influential brands in the world, across many sectors.

With teams in six locations around the world: London, New York, Santiago, Singapore and Melbourne they have undertaken projects across 45 countries and have a unique global view.

The CEO will have P&L responsibility, working with the senior leadership team, driving the growth strategy and leading with a clear vision and purpose. This position will report to the CEO of the Chime Specialist Group to which Corporate Citizenship belongs.

Principal responsibilities include:

Strategic Leadership:

  • Articulating and embedding a renewed vision and purpose for the business based on a clear 10-year strategic plan
  • Ensuring that there is a clear and consistent operating model for servicing clients, so that all global teams are managed and deliver in a consistent manner and that there is a clear strategy for resource planning
Team Leadership:
  • Inspiring and motivating our team of global consultants, with a clear vision, values and behaviours
  • Chairing the global Executive Management Group meetings to ensure that each area of the business is delivering effectively, as well as together as a whole company. Also leading a quarterly Advisory Board that includes the founders of Corporate Citizenship
Client Management:
  • Developing new contacts and leading pitches to win new business and new clients
Market Development
  • Working with each of the region heads to develop their local business growth models, as well as leveraging global opportunities
  • Collaborating with sister agencies in Chime Communications to develop opportunities in combining marketing and communication with corporate responsibility and sustainability for mutual benefit
  • Representing and speaking for Corporate Citizenship on platforms at events and conferences and contributing to thought leadership

Key requirements include:

  • A strong and positive sense of vision and experience of how good business can contribute to society at large
  • Used to working as a strategic consultant/ adviser at board level
  • Global experience and perspective key
  • Leadership and judgement to inspire and develop individuals
  • Client focused
If you have vision, a strong sense of mission and purpose - and have what's required to help lead this innovative, high-impact and well-respected organisation; please apply directly below.

Talk to an Acre consultant about this role:

Catherine Harris +44 (0)20 7400 5593

Job Ref. BBBH7345