Interim Director of Strategy and Change



  • Location


  • Job type


  • Sector

    Local Government

  • Job ref


  • Expiry date

    13 October 2019

  • Client


Ref: GSi59704

Director of Strategy and Change

A London Borough need an Interim Director who has led  Strategy and Change within their portfolio. They are looking for someone who ideally has local government, central government or senior think tank experience. The initial term is for three months, and the brief is to design and pilot a new strategy service for the Council. The successful candidate will be expected to:

  • Be lead adviser to Management Board and Cabinet on all matters within the following functions: change agency, project management office, strategy, policy, insight and service design, and business intelligence.
  • Provide interim leadership for our HR function up to mid-November when our Director of Employee Experience starts in post.
  • Ensure successful implementation of recommendations from recent reviews on Health and Safety, Business Intelligence and the Council’s operating model
  • Maintain and, where necessary, establish professional standards within the service, ensuring that the approaches and systems are modern and fit for purpose.

This role will be inside IR35 and day rate will be dependent on experience.

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