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Explore how you can join our team to improve early diagnosis, fund life-saving research and provide much-needed support to everyone affected by ovarian cancer.

Target Ovarian Cancer is the UK’s leading ovarian cancer charity. We work with everyone affected by ovarian cancer and health professionals to ensure we target the areas that matter most for them. 

Everyone who works at or with Target Ovarian Cancer is extremely passionate about the work we do and the impact we have. The staff team is supported by a number of external experts and advisors, including our Scientific Advisory Board, GP Advisory Board and Clinical Advisory Panel

Our values

We're proud of everything we have achieved, including the awards we've received. You can read about our progress in our most recent annual report [PDF].

Our current vacancies

Chief Executive Officer

We're an ambitious charity, building on our achievements and targeting what’s important to stop ovarian cancer devastating lives - symptoms awareness, early diagnosis, better treatments and support for all. 

This is an exciting time to be joining to lead Target Ovarian Cancer as we continue to grow as an organisation. Join us and together we'll fight for a world where everyone with ovarian cancer lives. 

We're looking for an outstanding and inspiring Chief Executive Officer who'll lead us through our next stage of growth and transformation. Building on the strong record of achievement of our outgoing Chief Executive, you'll maximise our impact for everyone affected by ovarian cancer in the UK, and accelerate progress towards our goal of doubling survival by 2050. 

A natural leader of people, you'll lead and motivate the executive team to deliver real and measurable change for our community, and will ensure that the needs and priorities of those affected by ovarian cancer are at the heart of our strategy and decision-making. 

Chief Executive Officer job description

The role is a full time, 35 hours per week, permanent position. 

We currently offer a hybrid-working model. This means you may usually work from your home or remote location, but are expected to attend meetings and pay for your own travel to the office in Angel, London when required. 

Please email [email protected] if you would like to find out more about how frequently you would likely be required in the office for this role. 

Target Ovarian Cancer does not hold a sponsorship licence and therefore cannot sponsor any individual to work in the UK. 

To apply, submit a CV and cover letter to [email protected]

Please also complete this equalities monitoring form and send to [email protected]

Please submit your application by Friday 31 May.

We want to make our recruitment accessible to all, if there is a way we can support you in your application, please contact us at [email protected] with the job in the subject line.