Executive Search

At Green Park, we leave no stone unturned – and that includes the cornerstone of organisational success. Securing the best talent may have once been an infrastructural obstacle but with Green Park, it’s more achievable than ever.

To remain at the top of our game, we must adapt to new trends and develop innovative ways to remain fresh and accessible. We pride ourselves on our executive search methodologies and bespoke hybrid solutions including social media, talent mapping and fresh business intelligence. And just when you think you’ve got us pinned, we go on to surpass your expectations once more with innovative new products such as optimised microsites for the visually impaired.

BESPOKE SOLUTIONS
There is no ‘one size fits all’ and our unique, empathetic approach reflects this. We treat our clients as individuals and work in partnership with them to meet the specific criteria of each role, candidate requirements and cultural aspects of the organisation.

Our curiosity is one of our greatest assets as it enables us to gain a true understanding of what’s best for your business, then use our expertise to bring change and benefits. The result? A thoroughly considered, practical solution that’s both functional and flexible right now and in the future.

RESEARCH DRIVEN APPROACH
At Green Park, we go deeper. We delve right down into every minute detail of your organisation to ensure optimum success for your infrastructure. Our evidence-based search and selection process is supported by a ‘best of breed’ research function with years of experience delivering sensitive, senior leadership roles.

Our in-house research team are carefully managed to deliver good quality business intelligence and represent our clients with pace, precision and process, undertaking target driven research campaigns and delivering high level searches across industries and functions.

During every search assignment, our research team works out a bespoke market mapping project plan reporting to the lead consultant regularly on progress. In short, we keep you updated and keep the lines of communication open to strengthen our connection and your trust.

FLEXIBILITY
‘Corporate’ has become somewhat of a controversial word in business. It’s become associated with dull, robotic meaning and not fully trusted for its authenticity or passion behind its machine-like cogs. That’s where Green Park differs. We have the time, infrastructure and inclination to listen carefully to our customers, provide thoughtful evidence based commercial feedback, and then base our executive resourcing solutions around a project plan that suits them best.

But don’t take our word for it. Our clients often comment that we’re not only quicker to respond and deliver solutions than our competitors but can also adapt our process and pricing solutions to fit their needs.

EXPERTISE
Fresh perspectives and new ideas are what we’re all about at Green Park. To that end, we decided on something pretty radical when we started up. But as you’d expect from us, there’s logical reasoning behind this courageous move.

We chose from the off not to be ‘all things to all people’: we know what we’re good at and would rather be experts in specific markets than average Joe in every market. Our teams have detailed knowledge and experience of their markets and can anticipate market trends, conditions, value propositions, and, most importantly, the market’s most talented executives.

Join us and you’ll be partnering with a senior consultant from start to finish benefitting from the added value their expertise can bring.

Track Record

Chief Data Architect
Job Type:
Executive Search
Reference:
AT6011

Office for National Statistics (ONS)

Chief Data Architect

The ONS is the UK’s National Statistical Institute and largest producer of official statistics and produces statistics on a range of key economic, social and demographic topics. Key services include measuring changes in the value of the UK economy (GDP), estimating the size, geographic distribution and characteristics of the population (including statistics from the Census), and providing indicators of price inflation (CPI), employment, earnings, crime and migration.

The Independent Review of National Statistics, published 11 March 2016 (The Bean Review) made a number of recommendations about the way in which ONS uses data and data science to produce national statistics. Knowing what we have in detail, bringing it together into a single coherent architecture, mapping it, maintaining it and, where appropriate, enabling its wider use and dissemination depends on us having a clear view of what it is, its quality, integrity and validity is crucial to maintaining ONS’s market leading position, in the context of an increasingly digitally enabled and online world.

 As a result of these recommendations, we are seeking to appoint a Chief Data Architect to be responsible for the development of the data strategy and its implementation for data and metadata across ONS. As Chief Data Architect you will carry out the development of an innovative and high impact data strategy, underpinned by cutting-edge data policies and a new future-proofed technical architecture. You will work closely with Data Collection Directorate and with other parts of the office to ensure that our approach to the management of our data and the techniques and approaches that we use for its exploitation are consistent and fit for the future.

We are looking for a hands-on data specialist. Someone who understands the breadth and complexity of Data Science across the UK. The successful individual will be able to demonstrate an impressive knowledge of data tools and techniques, including the processing of large, unstructured datasets; and the current and emerging legislative landscape around the use of data. As an expert in the field of data analytics they will be able to rapidly gain the credibility and trust of their peers and stakeholders.

For further information or to apply please visit http://green-park-jobs.co.uk/ons-cda/index.php or contact Chalene Hanson on 020 3145 3434.

Commercial Specialist – Information & Content Management
Job Type:
Executive Search
Reference:
AT6205

Commercial Specialist – Information & Content Management

Crown Commercial Service

Salary: Competitive

 

The Crown Commercial Service is the trading arm of the government and provides strategic direction to all government departments regarding the delivery of commercial solutions. The CCS is undergoing a significant change programme and is looking to recruit a Commercial Specialist working within the Information & Content Management function.

 

The ICM function has brought together the categories of: Post, Courier, Print, Office Supplies, Multi-Functional Device, Network Printers and Records Management to simplify the procurement process for all government departments.

 

The new Commercial Specialist will take on a high profile and visible position and will manage agreements in excess of £1 billion per annum, with scope to expand to an excess of £3.5 billion. They will be responsible for managing and setting the strategic direction for the ICM function and will have responsibility of contract values of between £100 million and £1 billion. The new Commercial Specialist will regularly liaise with Commercial Directors and Chief Executives from customers and supplier organisations and senior stakeholders within government.

 

The ideal candidate will have experience of managing large commercial agreements (circa. £100 million and above) and will be able to evidence an ability to drive commercial strategy. An ability to ensure maximum savings and design the end-to-end supply chain and lead a team of procurement professionals is also sought after.

 

The Crown Commercial Service ensures fairness and equal opportunities throughout its workforce and in service delivery. The organisation welcomes applications from suitably skilled candidates regardless of ethnicity, gender, disability, sexuality, religion or age.

For further information and to apply please visit: http://green-park-jobs.co.uk/gcf/icm-jd.php or contact Andrea Trainer or Mark Mukasa on 020 7399 3990.

Closing date: Wednesday 21st September 2016.

 

 

 

Chief Scientific Adviser
Job Type:
Executive Search
Reference:
AT5977
Location:
Wales

Chief Scientific Adviser for Health

The Welsh Government is looking for a Chief Scientific Adviser for Health who will advise the Government on matters relevant to healthcare and healthcare scientists. The role is a key post within the Welsh Government’s Health and Social Services Group and is responsible for the provision of advice in relation to health, and healthcare (including radiology, pathology, and genetics) and is accountable to the Chief Medical Officer for Wales.

As Head of Profession, the Chief Scientific Adviser for Health will provide clinical leadership to the profession of Health Scientists.

The successful candidate will have a basic and postgraduate qualification in a scientific discipline relevant to healthcare and will have experience of significant leadership. They will also be able to evidence an appreciation of science in the NHS and its contribution to patient care and clinical outcome as well as the role of science in public health and service delivery. A good understanding of research methods evidenced through peer reviewed publications and continuous professional development is also desired.

For further information and to apply please contact Mark Mukasa on 0207 399 3990 or mark.mukasa@green-park.co.uk.

TfL - Walking and Cycling Commissioner
Job Type:
Executive Search
Reference:
AT6169
Location:
London
Salary:
£98,000 (pro rata)

"The best cycling city; a massive challenge, keep London moving"

The Mayor's Walking & Cycling Commissioner
Up to £98,000 (pro rata)
Fixed Term Contract (3 years), part time - 3 days per week

The Mayor's aim is to make London a byword for cycling around the world - ultimately making walking and cycling in the capital safer and easier.

The new Mayor of London's Walking and Cycling Programme will bring together all the relevant activities undertaken by Transport for London (TfL) and key partners to help promote and support healthy, active, non-polluting travel in London.

Responsible to the Deputy Chair of TfL and working closely with senior managers within TfL, the role will provide advice to the Mayor and TfL on the overall content of the programme and its strategic direction and delivery.

We are looking for a dynamic individual who will provide a high-profile ambassadorial, outreach and stakeholder management role, engaging with all of London's diverse communities on behalf of the Mayor, the Deputy Mayor for Transport and TfL.

You will have a good understanding of the benefits of walking and cycling, and the issues and challenges relating to increasing these activities in London. Most importantly the new Commissioner will be a credible and passionate change agent, who will represent London's interests on walking and cycling at events and to the media to raise the profile of walking and cycling in London.

TfL aspires to be as diverse as the city it serves, and we welcome applications from all sections of the community.

For more information, please visit: http://green-park-jobs.co.uk/tfl-wcc/index.php or call 020 3145 3434 for further information.

The closing date for applications is Friday 23rd September 2016.
 

Assistant Director, Finance
Job Type:
Executive Search
Reference:
KA6167
Location:
London
Salary:
c£90,000

Assistant Director, Finance
London & Peterborough
C£90,000


At Mencap, we are committed to transforming public attitudes towards people with a learning disability in a generation. Now we need an outstanding person to help deliver that change as our new Assistant Director, Finance.

We need someone with vision, a strategic mindset and excellent finance operational skills to transform our finance work - driving leadership and change internally, and helping to set the management strategy for now and the future. Partnering closely with the CFO and managing a team of 5 direct reports, this role will best suit a finance professional who is ambitious, commercially oriented and business focused.

The Assistant Director, Finance, will join Mencap as a leading progressive charity going through significant change, and so a visible and inspirational leader is key. Working collaboratively with the CFO, in addition to the Finance business partners and IT teams, the role will also involve management oversight of the financial operations and controls, investment management and stakeholder management, making technical decisions and ensuring financial policies are consistently operated throughout the organisation.

Interested? Then we want to hear from you. If you want to know more about the role or selection process, please visit our microsite www.green-park-jobs.co.uk/mencap or contact Green Park via Kai Adams or Owen Francis on mencap@green-park.co.uk or 0207 399 3257.

The closing date for applications is Friday 9th September 2016.

Diocese of St Edmundsbury and Ipswich (Suffolk)
Job Type:
Executive Search
Reference:
JM6193
Salary:
Competitive salary

Diocese of St Edmundsbury and Ipswich (Suffolk)
Diocesan Secretary
Ipswich
Competitive salary


Can you help us change?

With the whole Church of England, the Diocese of St Edmundsbury and Ipswich, comprising most of Suffolk, is focussed on engaging people anew with the Christian faith, building flourishing congregations and making a difference for good in our communities.

We are looking for a senior colleague as Diocesan Secretary who will work closely with Bishop Martin and his colleagues to enable change and growth. We are seeking someone with the organizational and financial, and inspirational and collaborative gifts to join us in leading the process of renewal. They will build on what we have begun, adding the expertise of leading long term cultural change for a healthy, flourishing church making a real difference in the lives of the people of Suffolk.

For further details please visit our microsite: www.green-park-jobs.co.uk/suffolk-diocese

If you want to know more about the role or selection process, please contact our employment agency advisors, Green Park on Suffolk-diocese@green-park.co.uk, or 020 3145 3433 and ask for Joanna Moriarty. 

The closing date for applications is noon on Monday 19th September 2016.

 

Head of Senior Leadership Development
Job Type:
Executive Search
Reference:
JM6151
Location:
London
Salary:
Competitive Salary

Archbishops’ Advisers for Appointments and Development
Head of Senior Leadership Development
Westminster
Competitive Salary


The provision of high quality learning and development for senior clergy and those who have the potential for more significant leadership roles in the future a major factor in enabling a transformation of the Church of England as it seeks to renew and reform its ministry and mission.

Having laid the ground for a more intentional approach to leadership development the Church now wishes to appoint a permanent Head of Senior Leadership Development to lead the work into a new phase as it seeks to embed the learning into senior teams within dioceses and cathedrals, develop the programme for those with potential into an experiential learning phase and ensure that other learning interventions benefit from innovative and wise learning expertise.

The successful applicant will be experienced in-house leadership development professional with experience of leading the L&D function of a large and complex organisation, and committed to the change it can create. Intellectual capacity, a strong track record in delivery, personal credibility and expertise in navigating cultures are all important, with a strong understanding of the values of the Church and the institution.

The post has a Genuine Occupational Requirement in relation to being a practising Christian.

For further details, please visit our microsite: www.green-park-jobs.co.uk/churchofengland

If you want to know more about the role or selection process, please contact our employment agency advisors, Green Park on Churchofengland@green-park.co.uk or 020 3145 3433 and ask for Joanna Moriarty. 

The closing date for applications is noon on Monday 12th September 2016.
 

Company Secretary
Job Type:
Executive Search
Reference:
KA6149
Location:
London
Salary:
Up to £85,000 plus benefits

Company Secretary, The Prince’s Trust
Location: London
Salary: up to £85,000 plus benefits


Youth charity The Prince’s Trust helps disadvantaged young people to get their lives on track. It supports 13 to 30 year-olds who are unemployed and those struggling at school and at risk of exclusion. Many of the young people helped by The Trust are in or leaving care, facing issues such as homelessness or mental health problems, or they have been in trouble with the law.

Reporting to the Chief Executive and part of the wider Senior Management Team, this role is pivotal in supporting the effective and efficient provision of good governance to The Trust and its subsidiary companies.

This year the Trust celebrates its 40th anniversary and they have an ambitious plan for growth that will allow them to support 100,000 young people each year. As the Trust grows the remit of the Company Secretary will also increase.

The successful candidate will ideally be either a qualified Company Secretary, a qualified Lawyer or equivalent. With mix of strategic and operational activities the Company Secretary will need to be adaptable with the ability to advise, guide and influence the Chief Executive and Trustees. Excellent interpersonal skills will be essential qualities in the role, as will gravitas, creativity and a strong commercial focus.

For further details please visit our microsite: www.green-park-jobs.co.uk/princestrust

If you want to know more about the role or selection process, please contact Kai Adams or Jaimi Keemer on princestrust@green-park.co.uk or 020 7399 3993. 

The closing date for applications is 12:00 on Wednesday 7th September 2016.
 

Head of Finance
Job Type:
Executive Search
Reference:
WR6098
Location:
London
Salary:
up to £90,000

Client Description
Our client is a rapidly growing, international retailer.

Role Description
Reporting to the Managing Director on all areas of finance, this role is tasked with the development and build of the finance function within the UK. The role responsibilities are as follows:

  • Annual Budgeting and Forecasting
  • Monthly Management Accounts
  • Balance Sheet Control and Administration
  • Credit Control
  • System Redesign
  • Supervision and Management of Finance Team

As a key part of this role, you will be responsible for bringing the finance function in-house from an outsourced provider.

Candidate Description

  • The successful candidate will be an experienced finance professional who has previously operated at a senior financial controller level
  • The successful candidate will have fashion retail or accessories retail experience
  • The successful candidate will have had experience building a finance function
Director of Technology and Innovation
Job Type:
Executive Search
Reference:
AT6059
Location:
London
Salary:
£111,000

Director of Technology and Innovation
oneSource
Salary: up to £111,000 per annum
Location: London
Reference: AT6059

oneSource is one of the largest public sector shared services in the country. oneSource provides back office support services to the London Boroughs of Havering and Newham, with the London Borough of Bexley soon to join under their umbrella. Havering, Newham and Bexley share services particularly in ICT, Finance, Human Resources and Legal and Government.

oneSource are looking for a new Director of Technology and Innovation who will lead and develop the strategic direction and delivery of the ICT services in the Boroughs. Reporting to the Managing Director, the successful candidate will also manage the transformation and change across the services. The role is highly visible, and the new Director of Technology and Innovation will be expected to take on an ambassadorial role to promote the successful implementation of technological and digital changes.

The ideal candidate will have a strong track record in the delivery of key and complex technology enabled transformational change programmes and will have led the strategic delivery of technology and digital services in a large scale and complex organisation. They have experience maximising efficiency of resources, particularly in finding cost-efficient measures. The successful candidate will have excellent interpersonal skills and will be able to empower their team and build relationships and partnerships with other Local Authorities and senior stakeholders.

oneSource ensures fairness and equal opportunities throughout its workforce and in service delivery. The organisation welcomes applications from suitably skilled candidates regardless of ethnicity, gender, disability, sexuality, religion or age.

For further information and to apply please visit: http://green-park-jobs.co.uk/onesource/index.php  or contact Andrea Trainer or Mark Mukasa on 0207 399 3990.
Closing date: Monday 18th July 2016.

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