Chief Executive

Cancer Research Wales




Cancer Research Wales is the only charity dedicated wholly to funding cancer research in Wales, for Wales. Almost 60 years of research has contributed to vast improvements in cancer services and better outcomes for countless people. They are working to make sure the people of Wales do not have to accept cancer as a life-threatening disease.

Cancer Research Wales are looking for a new Chief Executive who has strategic leadership experience and an extensive understanding of the charity sector.

The Chief Executive will:

  • Take ultimate responsibility for the management and administration of the charity within the strategic and accountability frameworks laid down by the board of trustees.
  • Develop the income generation, fundraising and marketing teams to deliver a broad, balanced, and sustainable portfolio of income generation activity.
  • Be the external spokesperson for the Charity, and raise its profile within the industry and the wider community to ensure that the research funded by the Charity is recognized and publicized nationally and internationally.

For an informal discussion and a copy of the Candidate Pack, please contact the Goodson Thomas team on 029 2167 4422 or

To apply please submit your CV and Covering letter via the 'Apply now' button below

Closing date: Midday, 28th November 2022
Interview dates: 8th-9th December 2022

All applications will be acknowledged.

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