Corporate Director of People, Policy and Performance

London Borough of Newham


  • Location


  • Job type


  • Sector

    Local Government

  • Salary/Remuneration

    Competitive salary

  • Job ref


  • Expiry date

    31 July 2019

  • Client

    London Borough of Newham

Ref: GSe55414

People at the Heart of Everything We Do

Newham is a young, diverse, vibrant and ambitious borough with a huge amount to offer to people who are innovative and creative in their thinking. It is a place that is being transformed and puts people at the heart of everything it does. Our residents deserve those who are prepared to embrace change, seize opportunities and disrupt what is normal.

We are proud of our Community Neighbourhood model and Citizen Assemblies and are determined to achieve the very highest rates of resident engagement and participation. Only by being truly connected to our communities and faith groups will our new Corporate Director achieve a corporate strategy that reflects the needs of our residents. With additional responsibility for communications, customer services and complaints this is a critical post that sits at the heart of the Council.

For further information about this exciting opportunity click on the link below. Alternatively, for an informal and confidential conversation, please call Jo Boardman (07834 030 501) from our recruitment partners GatenbySanderson.

For more information about the Council please visit the microsite

Closing dateJuly 31st 2019
Long listingw/c 5th August
Preliminary interviewsThroughout August
Short listingw/c 2nd September
Final panelMid September 2019
How to Apply

To apply for this role, please submit an up to date copy of your CV, along with a Supporting Statement that addresses the criteria set out in the person specification, using examples to demonstrate how you meet the essential requirements. Please provide your home, work, mobile and email contact details and let us know of any dates when you are not available or where you may have difficulty with the indicative timetable. You should also provide the names, positions, organisations and contact details for two referees, one of whom should be your current or most recent employer. If you do not wish us to approach your referees without your prior permission, please state this clearly.

Once you have submitted your application, you will receive an automated email to confirm that you have applied. If you do not receive this email, please make contact with GatenbySanderson.