New Job Vacancies announced January 2022 at ADD International, Co-Chief Executive & Transformation Officer (CETO)

New Job Vacancies announced January 2022 at ADD International, Co-Chief Executive & Transformation Officer (CETO)

Co-Chief Executive & Transformation Officer (CETO)

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For over 32 years ADD International has been supporting some of the world’s most remarkable disability activists working on the frontline of discrimination. We give them and their organisations the tools and resources to build powerful movements for change; and we make sure their voices are heard by global leaders and people with the power to make real change.
ADD International is looking for a Co-Chief Executive & Transformation Officer (CETO) to job-share with our current CETO.


Key details

Salary: Circa £80,000 per annum pro rata to 3 days.
Location: Home-Based initially – in the UK, Bangladesh, Uganda, Tanzania, Sudan or Cambodia. If and when Covid-19 restrictions allow, we would consider the role being office-based in one of our offices in these countries. UK-based applicants must be eligible to work in the UK.

Reports to: Co-Chair of Trustees and accountable to the Board of Trustees
Contract: 3 days per week Job Share with current CTO starting April 2022 on a permanent basis.
Please apply by midnight on Monday 24 January 2022.

Role Context

ADD International is looking for a Co-Chief Transformation Officer to work together with our current CTO who will be reducing her hours from April onwards, to lead the organisation through a time of re-imagination and change.

As an organisation that works with disability activists in Africa and Asia our Trustees are clear that lived experience leadership is hugely important to our mission. We are therefore deliberately reserving this post as a positive action initiative for a Disabled person as is permissible under UK law.

We also particularly welcome applications from those who are of Black, Asian, minority ethnic or mixed-race background in recognition of the importance of that lived experience to the core purpose of our work.

This is an opportunity for someone with leadership experience and intrapreneurial drive to help define and build an INGO of the future; rooted in the lived experience of disabled people1 in the countries we work in and to work in a Co-leadership capacity to implement changes recently agreed by our Board of Trustees.

As a ‘disability confident employer’ ADD guarantees to interview all disabled candidates who meet the minimum criteria. We want to see you at your best and so please let us know if there are any adjustments at all that we can make to the recruitment process to ensure that it works for you. We are also committed to ensuring that we continue to review and make adjustments throughout your employment with ADD.

How to apply.
This vacancy does not meet the minimum requirements for work permit recruitment therefore we can only accept applications from people who are currently eligible to work in the country of residence.  Interested applicants should send the following attachments by email:
  • Their CV (max 3 pages)
  • Answers to the questions below (max 1,000 words)
  • Completed equal opportunities form (please choose relevant form dependent on whether you are applying for a job in the UK or one of our country offices)
  • The names, contact numbers and addresses of 2 referees (please state if you are not happy for them to be contacted at this stage)


How to apply.
This vacancy does not meet the minimum requirements for work permit recruitment therefore we can only accept applications from people who are currently eligible to work in the country of residence.  Interested applicants should send the following attachments by email:
  • Their CV (max 3 pages)
  • Answers to the questions below (max 1,000 words)
  • Completed equal opportunities form (please choose relevant form dependent on whether you are applying for a job in the UK or one of our country offices)
  • The names, contact numbers and addresses of 2 referees (please state if you are not happy for them to be contacted at this stage)

Please send your application to: recruitment@add.org.uk by the closing date specified below. 
As well as the documents listed above, please submit your answers to the following questions in no more than 1000 words. Please note these will be anonymised and reviewed before we look at the CVs of candidates therefore please do not include your name.
  • What do you think the future holds for the international development sector between now and 2030?
  • Tell us about examples of how you have delivered business transformation and led teams in similar roles and how you will apply this experience in this role, focussing on examples from the not for profit or international development sector.
  • ADD International supports the Social and Human Rights Models of Disability. Please explain what this means to you and what it will mean for this role.

What is our timetable for applying?

Please apply by midnight on Monday 24th Jan by sending the documents requested above to recruitment@add.org.uk We anticipate that shortlisted candidates will be invited to first interviews the week of the 31st Jan and second interviews the week of the 7th Feb.


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