Interim Head of Secretariat

Interim Client
The Role

Our client, a local London authority, are seeking an Interim Head of Cabinet Office for a period of 3 months.

Responsibilities…

  • Lead and manage the development of an innovative and effective high performing service to the Leader and Cabinet in support of the delivery of Council priorities
  • Ensure that the Leader of the Council and Cabinet Members receive effective advice and support required in order to carry out their responsibilities and Executive functions
  • Lead and manage the development of effective relationships with members, senior managers, resident groups, agencies, and other stakeholders
  • Facilitate effective working between the Leader and Cabinet and the Strategic Leadership Team

You will have…

  • Extensive experience of working in an executive support position with senior managers in an organisation.
  • A good understanding of the political environment and the sensitivities of operations in this environment.
  • An in depth awareness of the strategic policy and service delivery issues facing local government.
  • Excellent organisational, communication and IT skills.