Assistant Director, Transformation and Change



  • Location


  • Job type


  • Sector

    Local Government

  • Job ref


  • Expiry date

    05 November 2019

  • Client


Ref: GSi59649

Assistant Director of Transformation and Change

A London borough council are seeking an Assistant Director of Transformation and Change on a fixed-term contract for a period of two years.   This is a critical strategic leadership role, operating at the heart of the Council, reporting directly to the Director of Improvement.  Candidates for this role must be able to demonstrate:

  • A full understanding of public sector leadership including programme and project management, governance, business process reviews, change management, gaining investment through effective business cases and manging relationships with elected members.
  • Specialist knowledge of transformation, continuous improvement techniques and organisational development.
  • Ability to deliver consultancy interventions and manage organisational change.
  • Interpret policy and strategy and carry out sensitive, complex report writing.

This role involves supporting, enabling and challenging the Council to deliver successful, inclusive and sustainable improvements.  You will lead a core team, while also communicating and collaborating effectively across the council to deliver a cohesive positive impact. 

This role will be remunerated at £100k p/a on a fixed term contract for 2 years.  Applications for this position must be submitted by November 6th 2019.  If you are interested in applying please contact


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.

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Contact details
Justine Fisher: 020 7426 3974