Cardiff, Cardiff
Stratford, Greater London
£52,011 - £57,888 per year
Permanent, Full-time
Job description

We’re Mind, the mental health charity. We won’t give up until everyone experiencing a mental health problem gets support and respect. We provide advice and support to empower anybody experiencing a mental health problem and we campaign to improve services, raise awareness and promote understanding.

Mind employs about 430 staff and we have a small team of volunteers. Most staff are based in Stratford, London, there is an office in Cardiff and there are a number of dispersed staff working across England and Wales.

The Head of Digital will own the digital strategy, be responsible for raising the profile of digital at Mind, increasing digital capability across the Mind federation, and enabling Mind’s organisational strategy and goals by delivering digital innovation.

You will be responsible for leading the Digital team, which includes the Digital Transformation team, and the Digital Platforms and UX team. The Digital team has recently moved from the External Relations Directorate (alongside the Communications, Digital Engagement, Policy and Campaigns, Information and Media teams), to the central Infrastructure Directorate. By sitting alongside Governance and Quality, Strategy and Insight, and IT, we expect digital to be core to the delivery of Mind’s new and ambitious strategy. This role represents a unique opportunity to embed the team and its work within the Directorate, ensuring that our digital transformation programme, UX capability and our platform.

With experience and strategic understanding of organsiational culture-change programmes, you will have demonstrable experience of leading change and transformation and acting as a lead change agent. You will have significant experience of the ongoing development of digital platforms, coupled with a sound understanding of UX and user-centered product development. Candidates will have senior managerial experience with outstanding leadership and management skills, with exceptional verbal and written communication skills and excellent IT Skills to include Microsoft packages. A direct or indirect experience of mental health problems and knowledge and understanding of the voluntary sector and mental health would be desirable, however is not essential.

Closing Date: 16th May 2021

Mind reserve the right to close the vacancy to applications earlier, should we receive a high volume of strong candidates – therefore we encourage an early application.

This position will initially, in line with current government guidance be based from home, with an expectation of being home based for the next six months or until updated government guidelines are published. However, if / when government guidelines change the role may then revert to being office based, whilst retaining some flexible working options.

Mind is committed to equality of opportunity for all staff, and applications from individuals are encouraged regardless of age, disability, sex, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief and marriage and civil partnerships.

Please refer to the Job Description while completing your application as candidates will be shortlisted based on how closely they match the criteria.

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Posted on: 30 April 2021
Closing date: 16 May 2021
Job ref: MIND108862
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