Corporate Head of Change and Improvement

Posted 21 July 2022
Salary £650 per day + Inside IR35
LocationKingston upon Thames
Job type Contract
DisciplineInterim & Executive
Contact NameJohn Shorrock

Job description

If you’re searching for a rewarding and fulfilling career opportunity, look no further. Spencer Clarke Group are working alongside Kingston Council to appoint a talented Corporate Head of Change and Improvement on a Contract basis. 

As a Corporate Head of Change and Improvement you’ll play a vital role in the collective leadership of the Council, providing the constructive leadership needed to create the conditions for success and working across organisational boundaries.

The ideal candidate will be forward thinking, driven and determined to make a difference!

If that sounds like you, we’d love to hear from you!

About the role

Based in Kingston you will be tasked with delivering key strategic objectives including:

  • Providing effective project and programme leadership to ensure that cross-cutting and service-related projects and programmes achieve desired outcomes
  • Providing inspirational and constructive leadership to the Corporate Transformation Team to ensure high performance within a networked operating model
  • Facilitating change and innovation, building a working culture that encourages innovative, smart and collaborative working
  • Commissioning services and activities to secure the best outcomes for service users and deliver optimum value for money, in line with the Council’s commissioning and contract management frameworks

About you
The ideal candidate for this position will:

  • Understand and demonstrate that you are able to adapt the Council’s transformational and leadership approach and contribute to the collective leadership required to continually develop this
  • Be driven, energetic and articulate
  • Ability to engage, challenge and collaborate with all stakeholders
  • Significant experience of successfully leading large scale/complex transformation in a dynamic environment with financial challenges
  • Experience of establishing a new transformation or change function; developing a coherent vision, defining the value proposition and evidencing return on investment
  • Have experience of delivering change and transformation in a public sector environment

About the company

You'll be working for Kingston Council a high profile local government body focussed on only the best outcomes for its residents and stakeholders.

What’s on offer

  • Salary: £650 per day Inside IR35

Please submit your CV with the rate you require

  • Overtime: no options available
  • Contract type: 6-9 month minimum, likely to extend.
  • Hours: 09:00-17:00 Monday to Friday

How to apply 

  • Please send your CV
  • Once your CV is received, if you are successful you will be contacted.
  • Due to the extremely high number of applications, it may not be possible to contact every applicant. As such, if you are not contacted please assume you have not been successful on this occasion.

About Spencer Clarke Group 

Here at Spencer Clarke Group, we pride ourselves on connecting you with the best career opportunities; our experienced Consultants have extensive market knowledge and will also provide expert career advice along the way. 

When you join us, you will receive: 

  • Access to a wide range of temporary and permanent opportunities
  • Free DBS checks
  • Post Placement Aftercare
  • Loyalty reward scheme and regular competitions for our agency professionals 

Spencer Clarke Group offer a market leading referral scheme of up to £250 so if you know of someone who may also be looking for an exciting career opportunity, ask them to email their CV to John Shorrock on remembering to include your details as well. 

*T’s & C’s apply.