Chief Executive Officer

Citizens Advice Rhondda Cynon Taff

Chief Executive Officer
  • Location: Rhondda Cynon Taff
  • Salary: £42,000 - £48,000
  • Contract Type: Permanent
  • Closing Date: 17:00 30 Jul 2017
  • Hours: Full-time
  • Summary

    As Chief Executive Officer, you will report to our volunteer Board of Trustees, working together to develop and implement our organisational strategy, whilst having responsibility for the day-to-day operations, people, governance, finance, and resources.

    Employer Profile

    Citizens Advice Rhondda Cynon Taff (CARCT) is an independent charity and a company limited by guarantee operating mainly in RCT but also delivering specific projects in neighbouring counties including Bridgend, Merthyr Tydfil, Swansea and Neath Port Talbot.

    We provide free, independent, impartial and confidential advice from our main offices in Pontypridd and Mountain Ash and at our community outreaches throughout Rhondda Cynon Taff. We also run discrimination awareness training sessions across Wales

    Job Role

    As our ideal candidate, you will have a strong record of accomplishment in strategic development of people and services, including effective change management

    You will also be capable of producing and delivering a business plan to fulfil organisational objectives, with a strong track record of successful fundraising and diversification.

    A comprehensive understanding of Political, Economic, Social, technological, Legal and Environmental trends and factors as they relate to advice services will also be beneficial to your success in this role.


    CARCT offers a wide range of employee benefits including:

    • 22 days paid annual leave plus the working days falling between Christmas and New Year in addition to statutory holidays

    • A stakeholder pension scheme with matched employer contributions up to a maximum of 3% of base salary

    • Contractual sick pay

    • Generous support for personal and professional development

    Additional Information

    Salary: £42,000 - £48,000 negotiable subject to experience

    Hours: Full time

    Location: Rhondda Cynon Taff, South Wales

    Contract: Permanent (Subject to probationary period)

    Interviews to be held in Pontypridd on August 15th.

    CARCT values equality and challenges discrimination. We encourage and welcome applications from people of all backgrounds.

    How To Apply

    If you are committed to supporting the community, and having a positive impact on local people, we would like to hear from you.

    To apply, please submit your CV and a covering letter that sets out how you meet the person specification for this role to Sarah Howarth, Executive Team Assistant at

    Please refer to the Information for Applicants document for further information.

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