Interim Director of Barring Operations



Ref: GSi59933

Director of Operations

A Government regulatory body are seeking an experienced operational leader who can carry the service through a period of transformation and service enhancement. The ideal candidate will be able to create and encourage a high performing and quality culture that is inclusive and demonstrative of taking colleagues along on the journey with them. The purpose of the role is to improve the efficiency and effectiveness of the service, whilst maintaining high standards and quality, and keeping core values of the organisation at it's heart.

Experience of service improvement within complex operational environments will be crucial to the success of the post holder, as well as having significant experience in managing and influencing internal and external stakeholders. Effective team building, as well as being a natural motivator who can harness the capability and commitment of a team will see the new Director hit the ground running.

The Director of Operations will be accountable to the Chief Operating Officer, provide line management responsibilities to the Associate Director, lead the Departmental Management Team and provide leadership to all service staff.

This interim position is projected to run for 6-9 months and is based in the North East. It will require some travel to the North West and the South and will pay c£700 per day.

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