Head of Chief Executive's Office - London Borough of Newham

Employer: London Borough of Newham

  • Reference: RCD00230
  • Published on: Tue 22/07/2014 16:06 PM
  • Closing on: Fri 25/07/2014 23:59 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time, Permanent
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  • Salary: £43803 - £46512
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: Newham

The Organisation

Newham Council is at the vanguard of public sector transformation. We have hugely ambitious plans, an outstanding record of delivery, and are undergoing fundamental changes in the way we do business. We need an individual with strong intellectual capacity and ambition who can join the corporate centre, work effectively across the Corporate Leadership Team, drive the Chief Executive’s agenda and support him in translating the Mayor’s political agenda into organisational reality.

The Job

Head of Chief Executive’s Office £43,803 – £46,512 pa We are looking for an exceptional individual to work alongside the Chief Executive as he leads the Council at the heart of London’s most exciting and transformational opportunities. Success in this complex and exciting role will be driven by your personal style, competencies and ability, not by your experience or career history and as such we welcome applications from all fields.

The Person

You will be highly emotionally intelligent, have sound judgement, be experienced working in a political or highly complex environment, be a persuasive negotiator and a natural leader. Highly organised, you will recognise the importance of the practical and be as comfortable managing the detail as you are credible dealing with conceptual thinking.

You will bring with you a solid understanding of the public sector, the way in which it has changed and continues to do so, and the opportunities this presents to Local Authorities. You will have experience of significant organisational change and in establishing and maintaining strong governance structures.

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Closing date: Friday 25th July 2014 Interviews will take place on the 5th/6th August 2014

Additional Information

For an informal conversation about the role please contact Nic Buckley, Head of Strategic Business Planning on 020 3373 2270.

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