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Director of Digital Services
Welsh Ambulance Services NHS Trust (WAST)
£103,020 - £107,141
Cwmbran, South Wales
The Welsh Ambulance Services NHS Trust (WAST) has undergone significant transformation over the last 4 years and is today celebrated as one of the most innovative of its kind internationally.
WAST employs approximately 3,500 people and provides services to c.3 million people across Wales; covering an area of c.8,000 square miles. With a budget of c.£174 million, a fleet of over 700 vehicles and over 100 buildings, the organisation’s services are focused on unscheduled care, planned non-emergency patient transport and telephone & online advice.
As it challenges itself to continue to build on performance, WAST is seeking a dynamic, forward thinking and inspiring Director of Digital Services to shape, implement and deliver an ambitious and transformative digital services strategy required to underpin future delivery of excellent patient care, clinically safe services and improved staff experience across Wales.
Cardiff City Transport Services Limited (Cardiff Bus) is a private company limited by shares and is wholly owned by Cardiff Council. Constituted as a municipal (Public Transport) company within the meaning of Section 72 of the Transport Act 1985, the main purpose of the Company is to carry out the business of a public transport company. Its turnover is £32 million, it has 700 employees and a fleet of 220 vehicles making c.22m passenger journeys per annum. Over the course of the next 5 years, the company is focusing on continually improving its financial standing, business processes, customer engagement, and the development of its workforce.
The current Managing Director is standing down in Autumn 2019. As such, the Company is seeking to appoint an experienced and ambitious successor to lead it during a crucial period of transformation.
Welsh National Opera (WNO) is today one of the UK’s leading opera companies with a growing international reputation that will celebrate its 75th anniversary in 2021. WNO’s output includes world class productions, award-winning community and education programmes, concerts, broadcasts and digital activities. A company of over 250 people and £18m turnover, it is today an ensemble of passionate and committed musicians, artists, craftspeople, technicians and administrators. At its heart sit the Company’s two full time ensembles, the Chorus and Orchestra. The company’s funding structure is unique amongst large-scale arts organisations in the UK as it receives its core funding from both the Arts Council of Wales and Arts Council England. The company performs at its home base – the state-of-the-art Wales Millennium Centre, Cardiff and tours in Wales and England performing to over 120,000 people each year.
Public Health Wales NHS Trust
c.4 days per month
Public Health Wales is the National Public Health Institute in Wales. Its vision is Working to achieve a healthier future for Wales and, in delivering this vision, it plays a pivotal role in driving improvements in population health and wellbeing, reducing health inequalities, improving healthcare outcomes, protecting the public and supporting the development of health in all policies across Wales.
The organisation works closely with communities, NHS organisations, local authorities, ministers and officials and a wide range of partners including the voluntary sector, housing, education and the police and criminal justice system. It also has an increasing role in supporting public health internationally as a World Health Organization Collaborating Centre and through its many relationships with international partners including the International Association of National Public Health Institutes.
Public Health Wales is also an NHS Trust and is seeking to appoint a new Independent Member to its Board. This is an exciting time for the organisation as it sets about implementing a new long-term strategy, this is a significant opportunity to use your skills and experience to make a contribution to its vision: Working to achieve a healthier future for Wales.
Wales’ national airport and a key gateway to the UK, Cardiff International Airport Ltd (CIAL) is a business that has undergone considerable transformation; the result of which has secured widespread support and praise from businesses, opinion formers, government, local community stakeholders and the wider public. Over the course of 2018, CIAL saw an 8% increase to passenger numbers; representing a 60% growth since the change to Welsh Government ownership. Its direct economic contribution to the region is over £163m and it successfully posted its first positive EBITDA in 8 years. A significant player in the economy of south Wales, CIAL sustains over 1,900 aviation related jobs. Of its c.1.6m passengers, 30% are inbound visitors to Wales.
Articulated via its Master Plan, its vision is to be a pioneering Airport business, making Wales proud, and its purpose is to continue to transform its business through operational excellence, with its team and customers at the heart of everything it does. It aims to grow from its current 1.6m passengers per annum to 3 million and beyond. It will ensure growth is balanced with local environmental and social concerns, recognising the important role sustainability plays in its 20-year vision.
CIAL Chair, Roger Lewis steps down in 2018 and as such, the business is seeking a strong successor. This is an exciting time to be leading a business that is pursuing an ambitious and sustainable growth strategy; positioning itself as a key driver of economic prosperity for Wales.