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  • Interim Estate Regeneration Project Manager (FF/8879/JB)

    Type Interim
    Posted 18/03/2019
    Location London

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    Our client is looking for an Estate Regeneration Project Manager who will deliver a range of area based regeneration programmes. The successful candidate will have the responsibility for community engagement and consultation, options appraisal on architecture studies and financial viability assessments.

    Please contact Jade Barber at jade.barber@penna.com if you would like to know more.

     

  • Interim OD Consultant (FF8868FF)

    Type Interim
    Posted 13/03/2019
    Location London

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    Our client is a Local Authority who are seeking an interim OD Consultant to join their collegiate team. The successful candidate will have responsibility for designing, developing and implementing new frameworks and tools relating to the Authority’s policies and existing cultural change programme.  The role would suit someone who is motivated and keen to hit the ground running.  

    Please contact Fiyin Fayeye at fiyin.fayeye@penna.com or call on 020 3849 2643 if you would like to know more.

  • Interim Head of Transactional Services (FF8860JS)

    Type Interim
    Posted 13/03/2019
    Location West Midlands

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    CIPFA-Penna are supporting a large council in the Midlands region in recruiting to strengthen their finance team with the appointment of an Interim Head of Transactional Finance Services.

    The role will involve overseeing a large transactional finance team to ensure that not only a culture of continuous improvement is achieved, but also to develop and mentor the team towards this aim. Additionally, it will encompass partnering with department heads and senior staff in technical, operational and commercial matters relating to financial and statutory activities to help drive the council towards a culture of excellence.

    We are looking for driven fully-qualified (CIPFA, CIMA, ACCA or ACA) candidates, comfortable with partnering local authority staff at all levels in an ambitious and demanding environment, with good experience of financial leadership in a local authority setting – preferably demonstrating examples of having previously motivated a finance team towards achieving significant goals.

    For more information please contact Jonathon Sheppard at CIPFA-Penna (jonathon.sheppard@penna.com).

     

  • Interim Finance Business Partner - PFI (FF8858JS)

    Type Interim
    Posted 13/03/2019
    Location West Midlands

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    A leading local authority in the Midlands are seeking to appoint an Interim Finance Business Partner, specifically to review the budgeting, accounting, financing and reporting of the council’s portfolio of Private Finance Initiative (PFI) and Public Private Partnership (PPP) contracts – ensuring value for money is sought and that the long-term financial planning for these contracts is managed efficiently.

    Additionally, the post-holder will provide value-adding insight, support and advice to activities and transformation projects throughout the council, involving staff across all levels and departments, to help drive the council towards continuous financial and operational improvement.

    The ideal will candidate will be a fully-qualified accountant (CIPFA, CIMA, ACCA or ACA) with a wealth of experience and a credible track record in PFI/PPP projects – gained in a local authority environment. You’ll demonstrate astute business-partnering skills, demonstrate your ability to provide first-rate support/advice to complex projects and have examples of proficiently operating/negotiating commercial service contracts to deliver value for money and strong financial management.

    Get in touch with Jonathon Sheppard (jonathon.sheppard@pena.com) at CIPFA-Penna for further details or to apply for this interim assignment.

     

  • Interim Finance Business Partner - Adult Social Care (FF8857JS)

    Type Interim
    Posted 13/03/2019
    Location West Midlands

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    CIPFA-Penna are proud to be supporting this large council in the Midlands region in their recruitment of a Finance Business Partner to support its Adult Social Care directorate. This role will be recruited on an interim basis.

    Working closely with the Head of Finance for Adult Social Care and providing business-partnering support, shrewd insight and constructive challenge to senior staff in this directorate, this role will play a vital part in helping the service deliver challenging savings targets as well as ambitious service delivery targets. This will involve undertaking reviews of existing budgeting and reporting arrangements, development of improved financial and operational processes and providing shrewd financial and commercial advice to an array of service improvement initiatives and transformation programmes.

    We are looking for qualified accountants (CIPFA, CIMA, ACCA or ACA) with demonstrable experience of delivering high-quality financial management, support and reporting in the Adult Social Care service of another local authority. You’ll be practiced at business case development and options appraisal techniques and have a business-partnering mindset.

    Get in touch with our CIPFA-Penna Midlands consultant, Jonathon Sheppard (jonathon.sheppard@penna.com) for more information or to signal your interest in this assignment.

     

  • Interim Business Analyst (FF8869JS)

    Type Interim
    Posted 13/03/2019
    Location East Midlands

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    A local authority client is currently looking for an experienced Business Analyst to help prepare for service areas in a council for changes in business processes.

    The Business Analyst will be required to:

    - Liase with various managers and stakeholders from a range of service areas

    - Help lead on changes taken place in the council

    - Identify opportunities for new applications

    - Attend meetings and produce reports on findings

    - Provide analytical expertise regarding use of current and future applications

    - Work with the ICT shared services manager to help prepare for second stage of transformation programme

    Local Government experience preferred not essential.

    To be considered for role please send CV’s to jade.barber@penna.com.

     

  • Interim Finance Business Partner (FF8859JS)

    Type Interim
    Posted 13/03/2019
    Location West Midlands

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    A leading local authority in the Midlands are seeking to appoint an Interim Finance Business Partner, specifically to review the budgeting, accounting, financing and reporting of the council’s portfolio of Private Finance Initiative (PFI) and Public Private Partnership (PPP) contracts – ensuring value for money is sought and that the long-term financial planning for these contracts is managed efficiently.

    Additionally, the post-holder will provide value-adding insight, support and advice to activities and transformation projects throughout the council, involving staff across all levels and departments, to help drive the council towards continuous financial and operational improvement.

    The ideal will candidate will be a fully-qualified accountant (CIPFA, CIMA, ACCA or ACA) with a wealth of experience and a credible track record in PFI/PPP projects – gained in a local authority environment. You’ll demonstrate astute business-partnering skills, demonstrate your ability to provide first-rate support/advice to complex projects and have examples of proficiently operating/negotiating commercial service contracts to deliver value for money and strong financial management.

    Get in touch with Jonathon Sheppard (jonathon.sheppard@pena.com) at CIPFA-Penna for further details or to apply for this interim assignment.

     

  • Interim Senior Project Accountant (FF8861JS)

    Type Interim
    Posted 13/03/2019
    Location West Midlands

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    CIPFA-Penna are supporting a large, evolving council in the Midlands in search of a Senior Project Accountant to plan, deliver and lead a high-profile programme of improvement in developing the financial operating model and associated processes.

    Focussing on the financial & management reporting, budgeting and forecasting and financial management processes, the onus will be on moving the current landscape ever closer to excellence. This will be achieved by a detailed review followed by a clear action plan which will involve a great number of staff at all levels – working through issues with concise and constructive challenge, demonstrating an exemplary understanding of likely consequences (and plans with which how to manage these effectively) and proficiently measuring progress with robust and detailed business cases and supporting analysis.

    This is an exciting and prominent project – one that is crucial for the improving the council’s control, management, performance and overall success in delivering services within agreed budgets whilst delivering ambitious savings plans.

    We are seeking candidates with extensive knowledge of leading and delivering complex improvement projects of a similar nature in a local authority environment. You should demonstrate excellent knowledge of financial and management reporting, with a clear idea of ‘what good looks like’. You’ll also be a proven and credible leader with a natural ability to capably address challenges without deviating from your course and end objective. You must also be a fully-qualified accountant holding any of the following: CIPFA, CIMA, ACCA or ACA.

    For further information or to notify us of your interest in the assignment, please contact Jonathon Sheppard at CIPFA-Penna (jonathon.sheppard@penna.com).

     

  • Interim Head of Civil Protection (FF8866TF)

    Type Interim
    Posted 12/03/2019
    Location London

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    A London-based Local Authority is looking to recruit an interim Head of Service with a broad focus on crime and safety, housing standards and private sector renting. This role will be joining the local authority at a critical time and requires someone who can build good rapport with elected Members and the wider senior leadership team. Successful applicants will have significant experience in the specified service areas, ideally from within London.

    For further information and a confidential chat, please contact tim.farr@penna.com.

  • Interim Head of Childrens Services (FF8867TF)

    Type Interim
    Posted 12/03/2019
    Location North West England

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    My client, a local authority in the North West, is looking to urgently recruit a Head of Children’s services for a period of 6 months. This role will be focused on front-line services, and as such will require someone who has been working with front-line services in their most recent roles. You will be joining the council after a recent Osted visit, and as such the focus of the role will be on improvement of the services.

    For further information and a confidential chat, please contact tim.farr@penna.com.

  • Interim Project Manager, Energy and Climate Change (FF8853TF)

    Type Interim
    Posted 11/03/2019
    Location South West England

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    My client, a public sector organisation in the South West, is looking to recruit an Interim Project Manager with significant experience within change and transformation for 6 months. The role will be focused on helping the organisation towards becoming carbon neutral by 2030, and the successful candidate must have significant stakeholder engagement experience and a track record of delivering projects within large organisations.

    For further information and a confidential chat, please contact tim.farr@penna.com.

  • Interim Programme Manager, Early Help (FF8847TF/JB)

    Type Interim
    Posted 11/03/2019
    Location North West England

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    Our client, a local authority in the North West, is looking to recruit a Senior Programme Manager to lead on the redesign of the early help model. The role will require significant stakeholder engagement, both internally within the organisation as well as with external partners. Recent experience of working within early help and project management skills are essential. This will be looking to start early April and last for 6 months.

    For further information and a confidential chat, please contact jade.barber@penna.com.

     

  • Interim HRA Finance Lead (FF/8854/JS)

    Type Interim
    Posted 11/03/2019
    Location West Midlands

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    CIPFA-Penna are working in partnership with a large unitary council in the Midlands who are looking to strengthen their housing finance team with the appointment of an HRA Finance Lead (Interim).

    Working with the Director of Place and Commercial Services, the assignment will involve development and appraisal of a HRA business plan for a new housing company currently embarking on a programme of development. There will also be an opportunity to make valuable contributions to the growth and strategic direction of the business. Additionally, owing to the transfer of another housing organisation back into council control, there is a need to bring in some expertise in HRA (accounting and returns, development of strategy, commercial support and provision of valuable business insight).

    It’s going to be around 6 months of interesting and varied work being a good test of both your technical and strategic skills.

    For more information please contact Jonathon Sheppard at CIPFA-Penna at jonathon.sheppard@penna.com.

     

  • Interim Head of Marketing and Communications (FF8775FF)

    Type Interim
    Posted 08/02/2019
    Location South East England

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    Our client is a Higher Education institution who are seeking an interim Head of Marketing and Communication. The successful candidate will have responsibility for the leading the development and implementation of the University’s marketing strategy. Working closely with the senior leadership team to deliver high quality social media and corporate communications campaigns. In addition to supporting the broader internal/external communication activities. This is a thoroughly exciting role which would suit a motivated Marketing professional who is keen to hit the ground running and enjoys building relationships and undertaking varied and complex projects. Prior HE experience is preferred.

    Please contact Fiyin Fayeye at fiyin.fayeye@penna.com or call on 020 3849 2643 if you would like to know more.

     

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