A message from the CEO

Thank you for your interest in the position of Director of Finance and Resources at Penny Appeal.
​We are a multi-award-winning humanitarian charity that provides innovative solutions on a national and international level.

Penny Appeal has a vast portfolio of achievements and accolades, with a foundation of strong working partnerships and a reputation for excellence both globally and here in the UK.

Our work began in 2009, and during our first amazing ten years of operation, we have fostered exponential growth. We now work in 52 countries around the world and have reached millions of people through an extensive range of sustainable initiatives. We pride ourselves on our ethos of emergency to recovery, working cohesively to rebuild communities and to strengthen their resilience. Each of our projects is holistically designed to put the people we support at the heart of what we do. We strive to empower the people we serve, enabling them to go on to support their wider community to promote lasting independence.

This is an exciting time to join the organisation. We have just celebrated our tenth anniversary and have been evolving our strategic vision, streamlining our support to provide strong, tailored responses to humanitarian crises and disasters. You will be joining a motivated, united team who face the unexpected with determination and innovation, crafting holistic, sustainable solutions to support the some of the world’s most marginalised communities. With perpetual momentum, we strive for excellence in all that we achieve, whether it’s responding to conflict and disaster abroad, or supporting our communities here in the UK.

As we begin our next ten years, stronger than ever, we are seeking a Director of Finance and Resources who will work with us to drive our mission forward.

Thank you for considering Penny Appeal and I look forward to exploring this role with you in more depth as your application progresses.

Harris Iqbal,
CEO, Penny Appeal