Head of Corporate Professional Standards (Enabling Services)

Guildhall, London
£49,810 - £56,690 pa inclusive of London Weighting
20 Dec 2021
18 Jan 2022
Contract Type
Full Time

About us

More than just an ordinary local authority, the City of London Corporation is the governing body of the Square Mile, a global business hub. Our traditions may be centuries-old, but our business practices are cutting edge  ̶  and that includes our approach to corporate strategy. A major programme of transformation is now underway to support pace, enterprise, agility and inclusivity. This programme will have major impact, benefiting not only the people who live, work and visit here, but the wider national and global economy. A newly created team, led by our Chief Strategy Officer, will ensure cohesion between the different elements of the City Corporation as we move forward.

The role

Your expertise in strategy development and business planning will be critical to achieving the outcomes of our rolling five-year corporate plan. Providing professional advice and guidance to different departments, you’ll we ensure we get the best from various strategic processes, tools and techniques. You will also work closely with the Head of Strategy & Performance and the Corporate Risk Manager to shape and maintain transformation in business planning and risk management, while supporting the Chief Strategy Officer in their role as Head of Profession for Business Planning. Developing a cohesive and collaborative community of professionals will be a key outcome for this role.

About you

You’re likely to have experience of shaping and developing corporate strategy in a large and complex organisation, including work on business or professional standards. Both analytical and strategic in your thinking, you’ll be capable of building productive working relationships and influencing decisions at all levels. Flexible, collaborative and credible, you’ll be ready to work under pressure and prioritise a demanding workload. A comprehensive knowledge of relevant local and national government issues, including governance and performance, is essential. 

This role is offered on a full-time basis. We are open to considering applications for job share, flexible working and compressed hours working. We’re committed to equal opportunities at The City of London, and we welcome applications from all sections of the community.

Closing date: 12 noon on 18 January 2022.

To apply online please click the 'Apply' button.

Alternatively, please contact 020 7332 3978 (24-hour answerphone) quoting reference number TC935 if you experience any problems. A minicom service for the hearing impaired is available on 020 7332 3732.

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