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Criticaleye is the peer to peer Board Community for CEOs, C-suite executives and global leadership teams



We offer exciting opportunities for ambitious individuals with an interest in business critical issues and an ability to work and collaborate with senior organisational leaders.

Get in touch if you would like to be considered for one of the following vacancies, or if you would like to be considered for a future role. We are always looking for talented people to come and join our team.



VACANCIES


  • ADMINISTRATION ASSISTANT - RM TEAM
    Founded in 2003, Criticaleye is the leading global community for board-level executives. We exist to provide our Members, who hail from Fortune 500 corporates through to private equity-backed businesses, with a safe, secure environment where they can develop further as leaders and, through access to the expertise and experiences of like-minded individuals, find the inspiration to improve organisational performance. 
     
    We are a fast-growing, agile company, constantly looking for solutions to deliver a high level of customer service to our members. Based in London, we have a growing international membership and an office in Hong Kong – ‘Criticaleye Asia’. We take pride in delivering a personal, bespoke service to our members within a vibrant business community.

    Position Description

    Due to continued growth, we are currently seeking an Administration Assistant to support our Relationship Managers in the day to day running of the team. The ideal candidate will be a highly organised with excellent attention to detail. You will also have the ability to build and maintain strong working relationships with both internal and external stakeholders.  


    Responsibilities include:

    Monitor, analyse and report on key performance metrics of the RM team
    Update weekly RM key figures and KPIs spreadsheet for the weekly exec meeting
    Provide executive support to the Director – Executive Membership, including national travel, diary management and completing expense
    Schedule all internal team meetings and ensure CMS calendar is up to date
    Prepare and circulate all team meeting agendas and minutes
    Ensure Company stationary supplies are maintained
    Coordinate RM team away day including logistics and materials
    Attend and participate at company events and retreats throughout the year, providing logistical support where required, including minutes 
    Provide general administrative support to the RM team

     
    Desired Skills and Experience:

    2 – 3 years prior experience in an administrative role or similar
    Highley organised and outcomes focussed
    Thorough knowledge of Microsoft Office, including PowerPoint
    Excellent communication, both verbal and written
    The ability to mulit-task without compromising strong attention to detail
     A team player who can excel in an entrepreneurial, highly dynamic environment

  • ACCOUNT DIRECTOR - ADVISORY
    Criticaleye is the peer to peer Board Community for CEOs, c-suite executives and global leadership teams. We have over 13 years’ experience transforming senior executives and their boards. Whether they are looking for individual support or a solution designed to align the executive team and drive strategic goals, our aim is to inspire leaders to be successful.

    We are currently looking to appoint an Account Director, who will be responsible for developing strategic, proactive relationships with potential sponsors and corporate partners for Criticaleye’s annual programme of events and activities. These include world-leading advisory firms, consultancies and financial institutions. The Account Director is responsible for seeking out and closing new business opportunities through active prospecting, networking and utilising business referrals both within new and existing accounts.

    With a genuine interest in business, the successful candidate will be intellectually curious, have the gravitas to speak credibly at the C-Suite level within large corporates and have a strong work ethic.
     
    Responsibilities

    • Proactively generate, qualify and close new sponsorship opportunities within your target set of accounts
    • Negotiate and close business while managing the client relationship throughout the sales and implementation process
    • Develop, grow and retain relationships within each Account ensuring regular face to face meetings, telephone calls and emails
    • Understand clients’ buying processes and proactively identify opportunities to upscale existing Accounts, initiating actions to take advantage of them
    • Prepare and present year-long campaigns of activity to each Account which are in-line with their relationship marketing objectives that are mutually beneficial to Members
    • Chair events and conference calls to support relationship development within key Accounts

    Why us?

    • Full support from management and investment in your professional growth
    • Dynamic and supportive team culture
    • A chance to impact the organisation, its service offering and success as a whole

    Desired Skills and Experience:

    • 7+ years’ experience in an Account Director role or similar (with a preference for selling and renewing conference sponsorships) 
    • Proven track record of meeting and exceeding sales targets
    • Advanced commercial negotiation and networking skills
    • Demonstrated experience building credibility with a senior-level client base
    • Excellent presentation skills and the ability to influence at board level
    • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
    • Highly motivated and outcomes focused
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    To apply please send your CV and covering letter to jess@criticaleye.com
  • ACCOUNTS ASSISTANT
    Founded in 2003, Criticaleye is the leading global community for board-level executives. We exist to provide our Members, who hail from Fortune 500 corporates through to private equity-backed businesses, with a safe, secure environment where they can develop further as leaders and, through access to the expertise and experiences of like-minded individuals, find the inspiration to improve organisational performance. 
     
    We are a fast-growing, agile company, constantly looking for solutions to deliver a high level of customer service to our members. Based in London, we have a growing international membership and an office in Hong Kong – ‘Criticaleye Asia’. We take pride in delivering a personal, bespoke service to our members within a vibrant business community.

    Position Description

    Due to continued growth, we are currently seeking an Accounts Assistant to support our Financial Controller in overseeing the day to day accounting and financial management of the company and its subsidiaries.
    The ideal candidate will be a highly organised with excellent attention to detail and have the ability to analyse complex information. You will also have the ability to build and maintain strong working relationships with both internal and external stakeholders.  

    Responsibilities include:
    • Raise all invoices and requests for payment
    • Receive all sales and purchase invoices and ensure they are appropriately authorised
    • Process weekly payments of all authorised purchase invoices by BACS
    • Assist with the preparation of quarterly VAT returns and their submission to HMRC
    • Monitor and interpret cash flow
    • Report to the Board on any outstanding issues
    • Prepare monthly payroll
    • Assist with financial aspects of contract negotiations and tender proposals
    • Provide general administrative support to the Financial controller

    Desired Skills and Experience:
    • An accountancy qualification or equivalent experience (ACCA & CIMA Part Qualified a plus)
    • Fully conversant with accounting procedures legislation including VAT 
    • IT literate with an emphasis on financial systems, spreadsheets and Excel
    • Ability to maintain confidentiality at all times
    • Self-motivated and pro-active
    • Ability to work with minimum supervision
    • Excellent communication, both verbal and written

    To apply please send your CV and covering letter to jess@criticaleye.com
  • RESEARCHER
    Founded in 2003, Criticaleye is the leading global community for board-level executives with offices based in both London and Hong Kong. We exist to provide our Members, who hail from Fortune 500 corporates through to private equity-backed businesses, with a safe, secure environment where they can develop further as leaders and, through access to the expertise and experiences of like-minded individuals, find the inspiration to improve organisational performance.  We take pride in delivering a personal, bespoke service to our members within a vibrant business community.
     
    Due to continued growth, we are currently seeking a Researcher to join our presales team. The Researcher will be responsible for providing business development support to help drive new business.
    Working closely with our business development managers, you will provide them with quality leads and information to help the team achieve their targets. In return you will be rewarded for any new business you help bring to the company and will gain an understanding of the core processes involved in conceptual selling.
     
    The successful candidate will be an enthusiastic team player, eager to learn and be willing to take instruction from a number of individuals. This role will suit a recent graduate with a genuine interest in business and a hunger to succeed.
     
    Key Duties and Responsibilities
    • Analyse target companies and conduct sector analysis
    • Research, identify and directly contact senior executives and C-level decisions makers from target companies
    • Coordinate and support all pre-sales activities including the distribution of sales and marketing collateral
    • Schedule and coordinate meetings for the Business Development Manager 
    •  Provide general administrative support to the Business Development team 

    Why us?
    • Dynamic and supportive team culture
    • Ongoing training to ensure a solid foundation for success
    • A chance to impact the organisation, its service offering and success as a whole
    • The opportunity to learn and progress for the right candidate


    Desired Skills and Experience:
    • Degree qualified
    • Confident and professional telephone manner
    • Commercially astute with the ability to analyse and research complex information
    • Strong administrative skills
    • Ability to build effective relationships at all levels
    • Excellent communication and presentation skills both written and verbal
    • Ability to multi-task without compromising strong attention to detail
    • Highly motivated and outcomes focused

    To apply please send your CV and covering letter to jess@criticaleye.com
  • SENIOR RELATIONSHIP MANAGER
    Founded in 2003, Criticaleye is the leading global community for board-level executives. We exist to provide our Members, who hail from Fortune 500 corporates through to private equity-backed businesses, with a safe, secure environment where they can develop further as leaders and, through access to the expertise and experiences of like-minded individuals, find the inspiration to improve organisational performance. 
     
    We are a fast-growing, agile company, constantly looking for solutions to deliver a high level of customer service to our members. Based in London, we have a growing international membership and an office in Hong Kong – ‘Criticaleye Asia’. We take pride in delivering a personal, bespoke service to our members within a vibrant business community.

    Position Description

    We are currently seeking a Senior Relationship Manager to manage a diverse portfolio of a select group of CEOs, Non-Executive Directors and other senior individuals from FTSE, AIM, private equity, Small Cap, global corporations and public sector organisations. Typically these members are responsible for company turnover between £50m and £2bn. You will also be responsible for ensuring annual membership renewals, which directly contribute to the total revenue for the Company.

    The ideal candidate will be a creative team player with strong business acumen and excellent written and verbal communication skills. You will regularly attend and participate in Criticaleye events with decision-makers and Thought Leaders from some of the world’s pre-eminent companies, business schools and consultancies. You will be encouraged to think in an entrepreneurial manner, contribute to the strategy of the company and work as part of a great team!

    Responsibilities:

    Client Services

    • Develop, grow and retain relationships with members in your portfolio, ensuring you understand their business and personal career objectives
    • Create and facilitate a bespoke programme of support to each member in a timely fashion
    • Instigate relevant one-to-one connections between members and devise appropriate tailored events
    •  Implement all communication with members and liaise with their assistants when necessary
    • Provide general career advice to your clients as required, with the appropriate level of candour
    • Work collaboratively with Editorial, Marketing and Advisory Partnership teams on event programming and connections to ensure maximum value is being delivered to your members
    • Liaise with the Business Development Managers to ensure a smooth handover of new members and in turn pass on new member referrals
    • Work with the events team to ensure the smooth running of events
     
    Desired Skills and Experience:

    • 7+ years’ experience working in a Relationship Manager role or similar
    • Commercially astute with good sales and negotiation skills
    • Ability to engage with and advise senior level executives across a broad spectrum of industries and functions
    • Organised with excellent time management skills
    • Ability to multi-task without compromising strong attention to detail
    • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
    • Ability to work independently as well as part of a team

    To apply, please send your CV and a covering letter to jess@criticaleye.com
  • EXPRESSIONS OF INTEREST
    Although we may not have an advertised position we are always happy to receive expression’s of interest for the following roles:
     
    Researcher
    Internships in Private Equity, Marketing, Editorial or Business Development
    Relationship Manager
     
    To apply, please send your CV and a covering letter to jess@criticaleye.com
  • BOARD MENTOR
    Board Mentors are currently in their portfolio career (holding a variety of positions - Ned and trustee), having operated previously at Board level. They are appointed to Criticaleye on the strength of their personality, commercial expertise, reputation, ability to build relationships and connect, as well as having the desire to support Executive Members as a Mentor.

    Each Executive Member is allocated a dedicated Board Mentor as their 'sounding board' to formally engage with on a one-on -one basis. The wonderful diversity of Criticaleye Board Mentors represents the great breadth of the Membership and the ability to engage leadership in its broadest context. It is very important that the Board Mentor has a wealth of experience at a senior organisational level and is very active in their plural career, bringing to the Member insight and up to the date 'currency' on national/global issues and Board dynamics.

    If you feel that your profile fits well with the role of a Board Mentor, please contact Tom Beedham, Director of Progamme Management, by email tom@criticaleye.com.

"At Criticaleye, all members of our team have the opportunity to influence leaders of organisations, as well as engage with the core issues impacting businesses. Our unique learning environment within a friendly and supportive team is complemented by our culture of collaboration, challenge and trust."

Jessica O'Connor, HR Manager, Criticaleye