2M Employment Solutions Ltd Dudley Rd, Birmingham B18 7QH, UK
Head of Implementation: Public Service Reform and Prevention Salary range: £73,877 Hours: 36.5 hours per week Contract: Permanent About Us The company is a strategic authority working with partners to deliver a stronger West Midlands, with a focus on skills, innovation, transport, economic development and regeneration. Individual Councils and Local Enterprise Partnerships will still deliver services and retain their identity but on the big decisions we will have the resources to work together. This is an exciting time for the West Midlands - the Commonwealth Games will be here in 2022, the arrival of HS2 will help make us a world class business location and a new £350m housing deal aims to deliver 215,000 new homes by 2031. Against a backdrop of a uniquely challenging and evolving environment, we are looking for the right people to ensure we can meet the demands of delivering an ambitious agenda that aims to build a healthier, happier, better connected and more prosperous West Midlands. This new role will truly have an impact on the whole of our region. The Public Service Reform portfolio is a key part of the company agenda, enabling the development of a more inclusive growth culture, building the region's ability to support prevention, and supporting our partners to deliver better public services within a complex policy environment. About the Role * This is a key leadership role within the company- ensuring the effective delivery of public service reform, inclusive growth and wellbeing priorities, and working with a team of people supporting inclusive growth goals across the company's portfolios. * Working directly to the Director of Public Service Reform, the Head of PSR will provide strategic leadership, coordination and delivery across key priorities - including workstreams on youth justice, prevention and inclusive growth. * The Head of PSR will be responsible (alongside the Head of Wellbeing) for the strategic coherence of the company agenda, supporting relevant performance management and outcome frameworks, and provide operational leadership and effective cohesion of a diverse team and range of organisational partnerships and networks. * You will have proven expertise and a delivery track record in the areas of youth justice, adverse childhood experiences (ACEs) and prevention; and will lead the company's work in this area alongside local partners and the MoJ. * Be adept at working in complex environments in which collaboration, partnership working, political awareness and enabling others to thrive is a core skill set. Demonstrate a commitment to improving the region's public services, and a passion for social change and better outcomes for communities. * This role demands an excellent communicator and collaborator, with a proven track record of enabling public service change and promoting public policy goals, and a willingness to support public services across the region within a difficult policy environment. In return for your hard work and commitment, we will reward you with a range of competitive and attractive benefits. We are committed to developing an organisation that is representative of the diverse communities that we serve and welcome applications from all sections of the community. The following groups are currently under-represented: young people, Black, Asian and ethnic minority groups and women at senior levels. Wherever possible we will offer flexible working options which assist work-life balance and support service delivery for the customer To apply for this role, please click below and you will be emailed to let you know how to continue your application. Closing Date: 1st February 2019 Interview date: To be confirmed We are committed to equality of opportunity in service provision and employment. Our recruitment policies, procedures and practices enable all applicants to be considered on merit and ability to do the job. We will make reasonable adjustments, in line with the Equality Act, for disabled applicants if these are needed.