The needs of our communities are changing. While some congregations are shrinking, others are seeing significant growth. Ensuring the Archdiocese manages its resources to enable it to deliver its Mission is vital, and this is the responsibility of our Chief Operating Officer (“COO”)

Job title: Chief Operating Officer – Archdiocese of Birmingham
Location: Birmingham
Contract tenure: Permanent, Full-time
Salary: £80,000 to £90,000 p.a

Working closely with the Archbishop, Area Bishops and the Vicar General, the COO is responsible for the lay workforce, and the financial and property resources involved in providing administrative services in fulfilment of the Mission of the Catholic Church in the Diocese, primarily through the provision of support to parishes. In the lay matters, the COO will be the voice of the Archbishop. Their role includes ensuring compliance with all legal requirements – including Charity Law – on behalf of the Trustees of the Archdiocese.

The COO will play a lead role in developing and implementing the Diocesan Plan, modelling the principle of Co-Responsibility in the Archdiocese’s leadership between the clergy and laity.

Closing date for applications: 9am, Friday 18 December.