A fantastic opportunity to shape the future of Derby Cathedral

Written on 22/05/2023

A fantastic opportunity to shape the future of Derby Cathedral

Derby Cathedral’s governing body, known as the Chapter, is excited to be appointing a new Chief Operating Officer as the senior member of the Cathedral’s lay staff and who will play a key role in the delivery of the Cathedral’s strategy.

The purpose of the Chief Operating Officer’s role is to lead, focus and manage the resourcing of Derby Cathedral for both its operational delivery and its future strategic development, and to do this in partnership with the Dean, Chapter members, the Cathedral worshipping communities and all stakeholders, current and potential, in Derby, Derbyshire, the East Midlands Region and beyond.

This is an exciting moment to be joining the highly motivated and dedicated team at Derby Cathedral and share in the Cathedral’s leadership. Together with Chapter and all its stakeholders, the successful applicant will make a key contribution through bringing sustainability, development and growth to Derby Cathedral’s life and mission.

Carol Thomas, the Cathedral’s current Chief Operating Officer has made a highly significant contribution to the Cathedral’s growth over the past five years, and especially during the last two years, leading the Cathedral team. Carol is moving on to a new life in the Highlands and everyone at the Cathedral wish her the very best of luck in her new adventure!

For more information on this role or to download an applicant pack click here.

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