Head of Strategy

Recruiter
Surrey County Council
Location
Surrey
Salary
60000.00 - 80000.00 GBP Annual
Posted
12 Aug 2019
Closes
09 Sep 2019
Job Type
Contract

The employer is a public services provider.

  • The role of Head of Strategy will play an important part in the council's ongoing transformation. You will inspire the strategy team, working with likeminded colleagues at the heart of the council from the Insight, Analytics and Intelligence service and beyond, to drive the council's strategic planning framework.
  • In this role, you will lead the development, promotion and implementation of long term visioning and strategic planning for the council, alongside developing shorter-term strategic priorities and plans, which deliver value for money and improve outcomes for residents. You will also develop evidenced-led policy, drawing on the most innovative thinking and approaches from across the public and private sectors, whilst ensuring the residents' voice is at the centre of strategic plans and the council's on?? going improvement journey.
  • You will need to be able to demonstrate an ability to work at pace, be innovative and have a genuine interest in making a difference and a real change for the people of Surrey. You'll have the ability to work collaboratively with a broad range of stakeholders and the confidence to challenge the status quo.
  • You will have strong communication and interpersonal skills, be an adept negotiator with a flair for influencing others, and the ability to work collaboratively with internal and external stakeholders. You'll have a successful track record of developing and delivering high profile, high impact strategies and policies, as well as an understanding of the key issues facing local government, the wider public sector and partners. You'll also have a proven ability to inspire and motivate others.