This role has a starting salary of £77,260 per annum, based on a 36 hour working week.
We are looking for a new Portfolio Lead to help us in our commitment to delivering good quality, cost effective services is more important than ever in these times of economic uncertainty.
We do know that the constraints on public finances will continue for the foreseeable future and that we will need to deliver services in a fundamentally different way. Whilst presenting a challenge, this also provides significant opportunities for us to take a more radical approach, seeking new ways to deliver innovative and high-quality services for our residents and communities.
Existing service focused approaches have been successful in delivering efficiencies but are now largely exhausted. We are developing an approach to look at how the organisation operates with a view to creating better connected and more joined up services to deliver solutions in a complex system as part of an ambitious transformation programme.
This is an exciting opportunity for the successful candidate to join the newly created Design and Transformation Service at an exciting time and will play a key role in helping to develop, shape and deliver future operating models.
The role will report directly to Assistant Director of Transformation. The post holder will work closely with Executive Directors, Directors, Elected Members and other key stakeholders. Overseeing the assurance and delivery of a strategic portfolio of key change programmes the postholder will operate closely with the key individuals in the Adults Directorate in particular the Strategic Director for Transformation, Assurance & Integration and the Adults Assistant Director for Transformation.
The post holder will operate effectively with the other Transformation Portfolio Leads and also work collaboratively with our finance, HR, IT&D and strategy teams along with subject matter experts within the directorate.
For more information please find the full job description on our website and refer to this before submitting your application. We also invite you to read our Life at Surrey handbook to see insights of the culture at Surrey and how as a valued employee, you can help shape our Council.
The job advert closes at 23:59 on 30/11/2023. Interviews will take place early December.
For an informal discussion about the role contact Adrian Stockbridge by email at .
We look forward to receiving your application, please click on the apply online button below to submit.
From flexible working to job sharing we are committed to providing a healthy work life balance. For more information about the wide variety of benefits you can take advantage of please visit MyBenefits for Surrey County Council staff.
Surrey County Council is proud to be a Disability Confident Employer. A guaranteed interview will be offered to all disabled applications where:
- The candidate has evidenced the minimum criteria for the role through their application
- The candidate has chosen to share that they have a disability on the application form
Our application form and onboarding process will provide an opportunity to request any reasonable adjustments for the interview and/or the role.
We want to be an inclusive and diverse employer reflecting the community we serve and particularly welcome applications from all underrepresented groups. We look forward to receiving your application, please click on the apply online button below to submit.