Gofal, the pioneering mental health and wellbeing charity, is embarking on an exciting period of development in high profile projects and commercial enterprises that make a real difference to people’s wellbeing.  We want a dynamic Deputy Director of Commercial Operations to develop and manage the rapidly growing commercial employment and wellbeing opportunities that are key pillars in our new Strategy, with volumes expected to double by 2025.  We currently support over 4000 people a year through our portfolio of projects and services with £7m annual income.

About Us:

Gofal is a leading third sector provider based in Wales providing a range of mental health services.  We are a charity motivated and inspired by seeing people making progress within their lives; we work positively to empower people with the confidence, resilience, hope and self-awareness to manage their mental health and take positive steps forward.

Our vision

We know that people with mental health problems can and do live fulfilled lives.  This is why we exist and continue to work towards our vision of ‘Good mental health and wellbeing for all’.

Each year we work with over two thousand people supporting each of them to effectively manage their mental health and make long-lasting changes in the areas of their lives that are currently not working for them. Our ‘whole-person’ philosophy to recovery underpins all our services and projects, which are grouped into the following areas: Crisis Intervention; Home and Family SupportSkills, Learning and Employment; Community Wellbeing

Job Role:

This is a rare opportunity to join a dynamic charity with a strong commercial approach and work alongside a highly skilled team of people passionate about making a difference to peoples’ lives.

  • Are you values driven and excited by generating opportunities for a rapidly expanding charity?
  • Are you a commercial leader, adept at spanning strategic, operational and tactical objectives?
  • Can you identify and systematically pursue opportunities for partnership and growth in line with our values, mission and strategy?
  • Are you someone that can provide inspirational leadership in an unprecedented period of growth and change?

Job Description and Person Specification available for download here

Additional Information:

Contract Type:  Permanent

Location: Gofal supports flexible, mobile working and the role’s base will be agreed with the Commercial Director as Bridgend, Swansea or Cardiff with travel across Wales to be expected.

To Apply:

If you think you have the qualities we are looking for in this exciting new role please upload your CV and a 2 page supporting statement by clicking on the ‘Apply for Job‘  button below

Please note, supporting statements must demonstrate how you meet the essential criteria of the person specification.

Closing Date:  Friday 22 March 2019