Head of Change & Innovation

  • Location:
  • Salary:
    £440.00 - £550.00 / Day
  • Job type:
    Contract
  • Posted:
    1 week ago
  • Category:
    Other
  • Deadline:
    March 21, 2021

Our Client, Rotherham Council are looking for a Head of Innovation & Change to lead on an interim contract with the council on 6-month contract with a view to being extended on an ongoing basis.

Reporting Directly to the Chief Executive will have responsibility for delivering against Council wide transformation programmes in order to achieve sustainable financial savings whilst ensuring services continue to meet the required outcomes of the Council.

Contract Details

Start Date – 1st March 2021.

Working Pattern – 3 days per week.

Pay Scale – £440 – £550 per day.

About the Role:

Responsibility for delivering against the Council’s wide transformation programmes in order to achieve sustainable financial savings whilst ensuring services continue to meet the required outcomes of the Council.

 The post holder will play a key role in working with Elected Members, Commissioners, Strategic Directors and their management teams to provide challenge to all in order to drive the required change.

Key Areas of Responsibility:

  • Working within the business case and programme delivery processes, drive programmes of change, identifying new opportunities and managing interdependencies and risks to support directorates to achieve sustainable change within their services.
  • Take the lead role in developing the change programme, as directed by the Budget Working Group into a structured programme, with clarity of accountability, full visibility of savings to be achieved and appropriate reporting and management arrangements in place.
  • Provide strategic leadership across all directorates to enable and support forward thinking and innovative service delivery which puts the customer at the heart of services.
  • Provide momentum and consistency to the programme ensuring that senior leadership, staff, partners and elected members understand the programme of change and their responsibility/accountability within it.

If you are interested in the role or would like to know more information, please make an application and then call Richard at Spencer Clarke Group on 01772 954200.

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