Director of Finance & Corporate Services

Nantgarw, Cardiff, Wales
£97,869 to £101,990 per annum
09 Aug 2019
02 Sep 2019
Contract type
Full time
Experience level

Director of Finance & Corporate Services


This is an exciting opportunity for a high-performing, values driven individual to help shape the health services in Wales for a generation. The successful candidate will be innovative, an excellent team player with technical expertise, and will be part of a small, relatively new executive team that has been charged with the transformation of the workforce in NHS and other publicly funded healthcare organisations to meet the challenges of the future.

On October 1 2018 a new statutory body within NHS Wales came into being, working across the health and education sectors. Health Education and Improvement Wales (HEIW) oversees the strategic development of the health workforce in Wales, including workforce planning, leadership development and education commissioning. It sits alongside existing Health Boards and Trusts to be the eleventh member of the NHS Wales family.


As a Board Member, the Director of Finance & Corporate Services will have an important, visible executive role within Health Education & Improvement Wales (HEIW).

They will work closely with the Chief Executive, Chair & Board to implement the vision for the new body within NHS Wales. As a strategic leader within HEIW, the Director of Finance & Corporate Services will have the exciting opportunity to shape strategy, new ways of working and an organisational culture.

The successful candidate will lead, shape and embed a number of financial and corporate strategies to support the organisation in delivering its ambitious aims and objectives. The post holder will also provide executive leadership on HEIW’s digital and technology agenda both internally and in support of HEIW’s education, training and workforce development functions. This role is an excellent opportunity for the successful candidate to be innovative and cutting edge, and to diversify skills and experience as part of a small executive team. Strong preference for collaborative team approaches, flexibility, excellent leadership and values driven behaviour are essential qualities.

If you have the qualities we are looking for and would like to join our team please complete the application form on NHS Jobs, ensuring that you include relevant evidence to support the behaviours in the person specification.

The ability to speak Welsh is desirable for this post; Welsh and/or English speakers are equally welcome to apply.

The closing date for this role is midnight on 2nd September 2019

Shortlisted candidates will need to be available on the following dates:

Assessment Centre – 27 September 2019

Interviews – 07 October 2019

Please note, dates may be subject to change.

You can apply for the role by clicking on the apply button below. 

For further information about the role, please contact – Ms Alex Howells CEO, or Dr Chris Jones, Chair of the Board

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For informal visits, please contact Ruth Taylor


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