Description We find and develop leaders that shape a better society
GatenbySanderson is the UK's foremost public and not-for-profit sector recruitment and people development business. We find and develop exceptional leaders to navigate complex challenges and transform public services. We operate within complex markets that frequently undergo change and are subject to high degrees of governance, external audit and public scrutiny. We are known for our ability to appoint to 'difficult to fill' or challenging, high profile roles and have a national reputation for our work across government, board capability, regulation, health, education, housing and not for profit organisations.
Last year we were responsible for 1/3 of all Chair roles and on average we placed two CEOs a week, meaning we have excellent networks to leverage and appoint the most senior digital, technology and transformation leaders.
We're searching for an aspirant Partner, who will help us grow our Technology & Transformation practice, by maximising our brand with functional expertise.
What you'll do:
Collaborate with colleagues in responding to invitations to tender, helping to define and articulate appropriate recruitment strategies, providing experiential evidence in support of our business case and attending client pitches as appropriate
Attend client briefings, appropriately and credibly challenging the brief based on your knowledge of the sector, managing expectations as appropriate;
Work with Project Co-ordinators to define the project plan, briefing colleagues and closely managing every aspect of delivery, maintaining client engagement and support through regular reporting;
Conduct and report on candidate interviews as appropriate;
Support candidates throughout the full life cycle, maintaining engagement and helping them perform well through appropriate navigation through public sector recruitment processes;
Attend and network at key conferences, attending as many roundtables as required to ensure an up to date knowledge of industry changes.
Demonstrate and actively work to develop and maintain a high level of sector and/or discipline knowledge.
For this role it is essential for someone to have the following experience:
Experience of assimilating complex briefs, undertaking detailed and relevant market research and proposing appropriate courses of action.
Experience of assimilating information from various sources and presenting it in a concise, structured manner.
Experience and credibility to communicate at the most senior levels; to engage and interact effectively with clients and candidates.
Experience of report writing and presenting.
Whatever your background, you will be motivated by a desire to make a tangible difference. We actively encourage applications from everyone. Equality, diversity and inclusion are at the heart of what we do and we are deeply committed to equality of opportunity for all, building diverse teams and having an inclusive culture where everyone can thrive.
See how working for us could work for you and for more information contact, Chantelle Harris on 07384 460191.
GatenbySanderson has offices in Leeds, London & Birmingham. We support flexible working wherever possible. If you are unsure of where particular roles are located, please get in touch with us to find out how we can make working for us work for you.
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