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  • Interim AD - Transformation (FF/9235/ZE)

    Type Interim
    Posted 23/07/2019
    Location North West England

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    We are working with a council in the North West who are looking for an interim AD of Transformation. The successful candidate will get involved in a council wide transformation, the bare bones are on the programme but they need someone to populate it.

    It will be a 3-6 month assignment inside IR35.


    If you are interested please send an up to date CV to


  • Interim Economic Development Specialist (FF/9225/ZE)

    Type Interim
    Posted 19/07/2019
    Location East Midlands

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    A local authority in the Midlands is looking for an immediate interim economic development specialist for an initial period of 3 months. The council is currently going through a corporate restructure and need support in order to see this through. The role will support all junior staff members within the team including the project officers and will be reporting directly to the Head of Service. The role must be filled by a seasoned economic development specialist. Local authority experience is a must.

    This role is outside IR35.

    If you are interested please send an up-to-date CV to


  • Employee Relations Project Lead (FF/9224/FF)

    Type Interim
    Posted 18/07/2019

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    We have an exciting 3 months opportunity for an interim Employee Relations Project Lead. The service has commenced a restructure which will significantly change the model of HR and the way it interacts with its customers and will shift to more of an OD and digital approach. This role is for a shared service and will have an overarching focus on reviewing our approach to employee relations in both boroughs. The role will be expected to provide a report of findings in relation to practice, with recommendations produced, and will also be tasked with updating policies and practices in conjunction with the team.

    Please contact Fiyin Fayeye at or call on 020 3849 2643 if you would like to know more.



  • Interim Investment & Treasury Manager (FF/9215/JS)

    Type Interim
    Posted 15/07/2019
    Location West Midlands

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    A leading local authority in the Midlands area is looking for immediate support of an interim Investment & Treasury Manager to help manage their extensive investment portfolio and oversee a busy Treasury function. This opportunity is available on an interim basis for a period of approximately 6 months.

    The successful candidate will support the accounting for, and guidance of grant investments and commercial investments. They will support the Commercial Director of the business in ensuring the commercial investment strategy and portfolio is managed and accounted for appropriately, whilst protecting the business and minimising the risk to the organisation. There will be numerous stakeholders in a variety of different organisations, each with their own complexities and political environments – therefore the role will require someone adept at navigating in similarly complex situations in a diplomatic, yet impactful way.

    You’ll need to be a fully qualified accountant (CIPFA, CIMA, ACA or ACCA), therefore comfortable with the technicalities of accounting and reporting for similar investment portfolios, including the impact and implications of investment strategies / decisions to the balance sheet. You’ll also need to demonstrate an acute commercial awareness to ensure risk is managed appropriately.

    Please contact Jonathon Sheppard, Senior Consultant for the Midlands at CIPFA-Penna for more information (


  • Interim Finance Business Partner (HRA & Public Realm) (FF/9211/AA)

    Type Interim
    Posted 11/07/2019
    Location London

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    Our client a London Borough is looking for an Interim 'Finance Business Partner (HRA & Public Realm)’ for 6 months.

    A successful candidate will have strong technical skills, experience delivering a HRA 30 year Business Plan and ideally have covered Public Realm.

    Candidates must be professionally qualified with either CCAB.

    The day rate will be around £400-450. Please contact CIPFA-Penna consultant Az Ahmed on 0203 849 2616 or  if you would like to know more about the role



  • Interim Chief Data Officer (CDO) FF/8981/ZE

    Type Interim
    Posted 09/07/2019
    Location London

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    A London borough is looking for an Interim Chief Data Officer to work closely with the Chief Analytical Officer and the Chief Digital and Information Officer.


    The key priorities are:

    • Provide a focus and priority for data governance including identifying the appropriate fora with the CDIO and CAO

    • Facilitate the establishment of a new Data Leadership Group including creating a supporting ToR and other necessary documentation

    • Determine a work plan for agreement by Council officers that ensures a robust, secure, high performing data environment is made


    Start date: Immediate

    Duration: 6 Months


    If you are interested, please email your up to date CV to

  • Interim Finance Manager (FF/9188/JS)

    Type Interim
    Posted 05/07/2019
    Location West Midlands

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    We are working in partnership with a large local authority in the Midlands region who are looking for the support of an Interim Finance Manager to support a number of services and projects across the council.

    The successful candidate will ideally be a fully qualified accountant (CIPFA, CIMA, ACCA or ACA) with demonstrable experience and achievements of supporting the broad arena of services in another local authority. The role will act as a deputy to the Head of Corporate Finance and will see the successful individual lead a team of Business Analysts, through a finance business-partnering model, in supporting key projects, workstreams and strategic objectives crucial to the overarching transformation programme the council is undergoing. It is therefore also important that someone brings solid leadership experience to the role.

    For more information, or to express your interest in this opportunity, please contact Jonathon Sheppard at CIPFA-Penna at


  • Interim Senior Business Analyst x 2 (FF/9189/JS)

    Type Interim
    Posted 05/07/2019
    Location West Midlands

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    CIPFA-Penna are collaborating with a leading local authority in the Midlands to support their search for an Interim Senior Business Analyst (Finance).

    This assignment will involve provision of insightful business-partnering support and constructive challenge to an array of managers, budget-holders and projects across the council. There will be an emphasis on the development and implementation of best practice to contribute towards the wider theme of continuous improvement at the council. Furthermore, the assignment will include mentoring and training finance staff towards this culture – ensuring that you are able to leave a positive legacy behind you to help the council achieve its long-term objectives of creating an exemplary finance team with equally exemplary culture, values, practices and processes.

    The ideal candidate will be practiced at providing a quality level of finance business partnering in a local authority environment, demonstrating achievements relating to successfully supporting transformation and improvement projects as well as strategic and operational objectives. The post will require you to be a fully qualified accountant, holding one of either the CIPFA, CIMA, ACCA or ACA professional qualifications.

    For more information please contact Jonathon Sheppard, our consultant covering the Midlands region at CIPFA-Penna, at


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