Head of Chief Executive's Office

  • £550 - 566 per day + Inside IR35
  • Newham, Greater London, England
  • Contract

My client in Central London is looking to appoint a talented Head of Chief Executive’s Office on a Contract basis.

The role will provide strategic support to the Chief Executive and senior leaders providing

advice and counsel to ensure the effective and efficient discharge of their functions,

and the delivery of the Chief Executive’s vision.

About the role:

Based in Central London (Hybrid):

  • Lead the delivery of full executive support to the Chief Executive and the leadership team.
  • Act as a strategic partner and key interface with the leadership team, building positive and effective relationships with the members of Chief Executive Management team (CMT) and across the organisation.
  • Ensure effective communication with the Mayor and Members, Directors, partners and other stakeholders.
  • To understand the Chief Executive’s priorities and agenda, and to ensure the Chief Executive’s time and attention are used to maximum effect, making sound judgements, taking action, escalating and prioritising in accordance with often rapidly changing business needs.

About you:

You will have the following skillsets or experiences:

  • Extensive experience leading a team of Executive Assistants.
  • Demonstrable experience leading a business support function.
  • Wide ranging and detailed knowledge of all activities of a Council, and other relevant public bodies.
  • A comprehensive understanding of a Council’s governance arrangements under the mayoral model.
  • Experience of operating in a busy, demanding, complex and political environment.

What’s on offer:

  • Salary: £566.28+ per day inside IR35

*negotiable based on experience

*please submit your CV with the rate you require

  • Overtime: no options available
  • Contract type: Contract – 3-6 month minimum.
  • Hours: 09:00ach -17:00 Monday to Friday

How to apply 

  • 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


We 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 refer@spencerclarkegroup.co.uk remembering to include your details as well. 

*T’s & C’s apply.


John Shorrock Lead Consultant

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