Role details

Chief Operating Officer

City of London   •   £65,000 - £80,000   •  Temporary

Bullet points

  • Major Influential Public Sector Body
  • COO, Major Influential Public Sector Body, Strategy

About Our Client

Major Influential Public Sector Body

Job Description

A fantastic 12 month fixed term opportunity has arisen for a Chief Operating Officer with major public sector body. You will:

  • Ensure directorates have the operational support they require and that their operational priorities are represented.
  • Take a lead in various operational and or policy initiatives - which may vary from business continuity to local budget management. Representing their directorate(s) in operational matters, ensuring that local business requirements are balanced with the organisation's corporate approach, aims and constraints.
  • Input into the organisation's project portfolio, specifically representing directorate priorities. This will include liaising with project managers, sponsors and accountable executives over key issues and risks.
  • Be a facilitator and champion of change

The Successful Applicant

You will have:

  • Strong operational experience, including budget management and HR experience.
  • First class communication and influencing skills, including at the highest levels of the organisation.
  • The ability to establish and maintain excellent relationships with business contacts and operational contacts in order to deliver the right business outcomes.
  • A good understanding of the challenges faced in a policy context by a public sector body and how these can be addressed through practical, measurable and achievable actions.
  • Confidence and the ability to challenge and make difficult decisions, recognising when to escalate upwards for input/ ratification.
  • Strong time management and organisational skills and the ability to cope with pressure and fast moving situations.

What's on Offer

£65,000 - £80,000 PA Doe plus excellent benefits

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