Director of Operational Services

Cardiff, Cardiff (Caerdydd)
£61,419 + 6% employer pension contribution
20 Jul 2018
17 Aug 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

As our current post holder has been promoted to Chief Executive, we're seeking a new Director of Operational Services to work with the senior management team, and our board to lead the organisation.

We are looking for someone with extensive experience of managing operational services at both a strategic and operational level. As a member of our senior management team, you will have corporate responsibility for thinking and acting for the benefit of the wider organisation as well as taking responsibility for your own specialist function.

Person Specification

  • Excellent leadership skills
  • Able to think imaginatively  
  • Experience of  developing  working relationships

Director of Operational Services Duties

  • Implementing strategies, policies and plans to deliver high quality operational services
  • Contributing to corporate strategy and policies with the Senior Management Team
  • Innovatively leading the development of service provision and policy


  • 6% employer pension contribution

About Drive

Drive is a charitable company based in South East Wales employing 650 people and providing quality person-centred support to approximately 400 adults with disabilities and mental health issues. Our mission is to enable people with disabilities to live valued lives. We believe every person with a learning disability has a right to achieve their full potential and exercise choice in all aspects of their lives.

Drive’s culture encourages the active participation of supported people and staff in the running of the organisation. We consult widely to formulate business and strategic plans through regular forums.

Interview date: 22nd August 2018

Disclaimer: This post is subject to an enhanced DBS check.

Drive is an equal opportunities employer that promotes diversity within our workforce and welcomes applications from all sections of the community regardless of sexual orientation, race, age, gender, disability, religion or belief.