Are you ambitious? Tower Hamletsis hiring. Give us a call!
TowerHamlets is one of the fastest growing areas in the country and as a council weare continuously striving to provide the highest quality services for ourresidents.
By 2022 we want to be recognised as a trulydynamic, outcomes-based organisation using digital innovation and partnershipworking to respond to the changing needs of our borough. We will be using datacaptured across the organisation to help inform and monitor strategicpriorities and our approach to strategic planning will be rigorously focused onimproving outcomes for residents.
We are now looking for a number ofexperienced strategy and policy team managers to join our newly createdcorporate service. You will drive forward a significantorganisational and partnership change programme, enabling us to deliver ourvision, continue our improvement journey, and maintain constant focus on whatmatters to our residents. While different posts will be supporting specificDirectorates, we expect our teams to work flexibly in a matrix managementenvironment.
We are recruiting to the following vacancies:
1x Strategy & Policy Manager (Corporate)
1x Strategy & Policy Manager (Health, Adults & Communities)
1x Strategy & Policy Manager (Children’s)
1x Strategy & Policy Manager (Children’s) – Fixed-term contract (twelvemonths maternity cover)
Toensure that the Council is driven by a clear purpose and shared set of priority outcomes
To play a key leadershiprole outside the organisation, including maintaining extensive networks acrosslocal, regional and national organisations, sharing innovation and learning
Toensure that the Council has robust, responsive and effective strategies andpolicies
Todevelop and implement partnership and corporate and departmental business planningprocesses in the area of client directorate related to the role
Toprovide a high degree of support to senior officers, members and partners insolving problems and responding to external frameworks, opportunities, risksand events in the area of the Council’s corporate, health, adult’s and communities orchildren’s services
Anexpert understanding of the national and local context for and operations of theclient directorate related to the role
Experienceof coordinating and managing more than one of the following: strategic andbusiness planning, equality, scrutiny, partnership, commissioning, assessment,public consultation and engagement, inspection, improvement and safeguarding.
Analyticalskills and lateral thinking to develop creative and innovative solutions
Excellentoral, written and visual communication skills to engage a range of stakeholders
Closing date: 23 September 2018
Interviews: w/c1 October 2018 (tbc)