Executive Director of Operations and Commercial Development

Competitive package
Hft is one of the largest and longest-established charities in England and Wales supporting people with learning disabilities. We are passionate about what we do and use our unique understanding of the challenges facing the people we support to speak up with them to bring about positive change.

In response to the intense changes to our operating environment, we have recently introduced a new business operating model which is designed to ensure the successful delivery of commercial and financial performance across all aspects of our operations.

We are looking for someone who will be able to accelerate the delivery of this model and drive a culture of improved financial performance and sustainability across our services. You will bring a proven track record of providing high quality learning or broader disability services and sharp commercial acumen to lead and drive change.

Download the candidate brief to find out about the role.

To make an application, please click on the apply now button below, with the following prepared:

  • your CV (no more than three sides)
  • a supporting statement that sets out why you think this role is the right move for you and how you meet the Knowledge and Experience criteria.


Closing date
Friday 13th December 2019

First round interviews
w/c 6th January 2020

Agreement of the final shortlist
End of w/c 13th January 2020

References taken up for shortlisted candidates
Following shortlist

Interviews with Hft
End of w/c 3rd and w/c 10th February 2020