Executive Director, Corporate Resources and Business Improvement

Greater London Authority
Competitive Salary

Executive Directors are an integral part of the GLA’s leadership team, responsible for setting the strategic direction for the directorate and ensuring delivery and performance in line with the Mayor’s priorities. They lead a significant and complex group of services and create an empowering and engaging environment in which the workforce can thrive.


The Executive Director, Corporate Resources and Business Improvement, is responsible for a range of teams and functions within the GLA. These are: the People Function; our Digital Experience Unit; Facilities Management; Information Governance; and the Executive Support Team. This role is also responsible for oversight of the shared services we have with other organisations in the GLA Group, principally Transport for London which include HR and IT shared services.

This Executive Director is also responsible for the planning and delivery of the GLA’s approach to change and business improvement – much of which is delivered through the right collaboration between the functions in their remit, but some of which extends to close working with other teams across the GLA.

This role is responsible GLA’s Corporate Resources and Business Improvement Directorate and for contributing proactively and collaboratively to the Corporate Management Team (CMT).

GLA directly employs a workforce of circa 1,400 staff. This role manages six direct reports.


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Closing Date: 18th December 2023

Meeting to agree longlist: 9th January 2024

Preliminary Interviews: 15th/16th/18th January 2024

Meeting to agree shortlist: 23rd January 2024

Stakeholder Panel Interviews: 9th February 2024

Final Panel Interviews: 23rd February 2024

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Programmes and Strategies VIEW
Corporate Resources Structure Chart VIEW
Leadership Values Framework VIEW