Assistant Director of Strategy and Communications

Lewisham, London (Greater)
up to £100k
12 Oct 2018
04 Nov 2018
Contract Type
Full time

Following the election of a new Mayor and the appointment of a new Chief Executive these are exciting and ambitious times for the London Borough of Lewisham, south London’s most vibrant and diverse borough.

We are looking for an outstanding individual to join our senior team and help us improve the economic, social and environmental well-being of our residents.

This new role has been created to support the Mayor in realising his ambitions for the borough through the development and delivery of corporate strategies. You will manage the Mayor and Cabinet Office, develop local strategic partnerships and have responsibility for our communications team, citizen engagement and cross cutting policies and projects, working with and across the whole council.

You will have a proven record of developing and delivering strategies at local, regional or national level, understand the political environment in which local authorities operate and have experience of direct work with elected members, senior officers and residents.

For more information and an informal discussion please contact Kevin Sheehan, Executive Director,  Customer Services on 0208 314 6800. For further details on the role and how to apply;

Closing Date; 4 November 2018

Dates for Diary; Assessments – w/c 12 November

                              Initial Interviews – w/c 19 November

                              Member Interviews – TBC