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Chief Executive

  • Location: Wales
  • Organisation: Plas y Brenin and the Mountain Training Trust
  • Salary: Competitive - Commensurate with role expectations
  • Closing Date: 30 May 2019 | Board & Executive

Chief Executive

Salary: Competitive - Commensurate with role expectations 

Location: Snowdonia North Wales


This is an opportunity to lead the iconic Plas y Brenin National Outdoor Centre as the Chief Executive of Mountain Training Trust (the charity) and its trading subsidiary, Mountain Training Limited. 

Plas y Brenin, the Mountain Trust Trust (MTT) and Mountain Training Limited (MTL) are inextricably linked. Owned by Sport England, the National Centre has been successfully operated, under contract, by MTT / MTL, since 1997. All are committed to safeguarding the long term future of Plas y Brenin, underpinned by a charity that is financially sustainable. The role of CEO is pivotal to this aspiration, providing leadership in the implementation of strategic objectives so ensuring that the charity delivers on its obligations. 

We are looking for a Chief Executive to now take us to the next stage in our development. You will have the experience and skills to deliver cultural change, with the entrepreneurial ability to understand how best to maximise opportunities to create a financially self-sustaining business whilst at the same time observing our charitable obligations and good governance. Our core driver of world-class instruction cannot be compromised. You will work collaboratively with stakeholders, Board Members and external partners. You will provide exemplary leadership to a committed workforce to ensure the achievement of business objectives across a complex organisation.

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Closing date for applications is 30 May 2019

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