Director, Corporate and Commercial

Kingston Upon Thames (City/Town), London (Greater)
14 Sep 2017
06 Oct 2017
Job role
Contract Type
Full time

At Kingston, we are passionate about our intention to reinvent ourselves as a new type of Council. This is a new era for the Council and we must redefine the relationships we have with our communities, businesses, voluntary sector and central government agencies. We want to be known as a Council that embraces growth, is financially independent and, is an exemplar for citizen engagement.

Whoever is appointed to these roles will help to strengthen our profile nationally and internationally whilst ensuring Kingston’s communities are fully engaged with our change agenda whilst receiving consistently high-quality services.

Enabling the Council to do more with less will place you at the centre of the organisation. Supporting colleagues across every service to think innovatively and creatively about how to make the best use of assets
will ensure we achieve a sustainable financial strategy for the future.

With accountability for a diverse range of commissioned services, you will drive value from our current and future third party spend. You may or may not be a qualified accountant or s151 but you will be comfortable pushing the boundaries of traditional delivery models whilst ensuring robust governance.

To be successful in this post, you will need to have a strong strategic grasp, experience of leading within a complex organisation and a strong ambition to deliver services differently.

For further information please visit or for a confidential discussion please call our adviser at GatenbySanderson, Penny Ransley on 0207 426 3962, or Jodi McDougall on 0113 205 6093.

Closing date: 6th October 2017

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