Join our team! Recruiting Head of Finance and Organisational Development

Date Posted: Wednesday 26th May 2021

Can you help WBG move to the next stage of our development? Do you have strong financial management and administrative skills?  

The Women’s Budget Group is looking for an experienced Head of Finance and Organisational Development to lead our organizational development and ensure we have the systems, process and policies in place to ensure the organisation runs smoothly and in line with our values.  

This is an exciting opportunity to help steer WBG through the next stage of its development. We are looking for someone who enjoys working as part of a small, committed team, with excellent communication, organizational and interpersonal skills. You will have experience of organizational development, financial management, staffing and governance ideally within a small but growing organisation. A commitment to the aims of the Women’s Budget Group is essential, and ideally you would have experience in the women’s voluntary sector. 

About us 

The Women’s Budget Group (WBG) is an independent network of leading academic researchers, policy experts and campaigners. For over 30 years we have been analysing economic policy for its gender and other equalities impacts and developing and promoting polices that will increase equality. We work to influence policy debates ourselves and to build the capacity of women’s organisations and other equality groups to influence debates on their own behalf. 

This is an exciting time to join the Women’s Budget Group. We have built a strong reputation for analysing the impact of UK Government policies and for research into alternative policies that would promote gender equality. 

Hours:  Negotiable but between 22.5 and 30 hours per week worked over a minimum of 3 days. We are happy to consider flexible working arrangements.  

Location: Office is in London. Post can be worked as office based, or a mixture of office/remote working, ideally with a minimum of one day a week in the office.  

Duration: two-year contract.  

Salary: £ 38,110 pro rata (£30,488 at 0.8 FTE) plus pension contributions. 

Line management: Reports to the Director and manages the Administrative Assistant.  

For more details about the role please download the Job Description and Person Specification.

To apply please complete and return the application form to by 9 am on Monday 12th July. Please title your email Head of Administration and Finance Application.

Please ensure that you demonstrate in your application form how you meet the criteria set out in the personal specification.  

CV’s will not be accepted, and we cannot accept applications sent to us after the closing date.  

Please send your Equal Opportunities form to  

If you have any questions about the role, or if you feel you could succeed in this role but are unsure if you meet all the role requirements, please contact our Director Mary-Ann Stephenson at for an informal conversation.

Interviews will be held in early August.