Deputy Town Clerk and Chief Executive

London (Greater)
17 Dec 2020
15 Jan 2021
Job role
Chief Executive
Contract Type
Full time

Combining a unique pedigree with global reach and stature, the City of London Corporation is an organisation like no other. As the governing body of the Square Mile, one of the world’s greatest international business hubs, we have major impact, not just within London or the UK, but globally. By strengthening the connections, capacity and ambition of the City, we not only benefit the people who live, work and visit here, but we also contribute to London and the UK’s economy, society and environment.

The City and its place in the UK and the world is changing in unprecedented times. Now, a major programme of transformation has been set in motion to support pace, enterprise, agility and inclusivity for our diverse clients in the years ahead. Our new Target Operating Model marks an unprecedented moment of cultural change for the City of London Corporation and its ambitions ahead.

These world class ambitions require world class leadership.

We’re looking for exceptionally talented individuals who will embody the change and transformation and will be exemplars at this historic time for the City of London Corporation, leaving a lasting legacy for a centuries-old organisation and the City it serves.

The City of London Corporation aspires to be a leader in diversity, equality and inclusion. We are committed to building and supporting a strong, sustainable and cohesive society in the capital and beyond, and welcome applications from all sections of the community.

Deputy Town Clerk and Chief Executive:

This role which acts as deputy to the Town Clerk and Chief Executive is responsible for ensuring that the overall strategic direction of the organisation is actively pursued. The role oversees the co-ordination of political and policy advice to the City of London’s Leaders and Members as well as the City of London Police Authority, civic leadership, communications, external affairs, strategic planning , governance and Member and democratic services ensuring cohesion across these areas. Given the stature of this role, the postholder will be expected to undertake extensive external speaking engagements and attend a significant number of functions hosted or supported by the City of London Corporation.

For a confidential conversation please contact our retained recruitment advisors at the McLean Partnership – Jonathan Swain on 07733 304094 or Rebecca Rampat on 07957 730837.