Senior Consultant, Education
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We find and develop leaders that shape a better society
GatenbySanderson is the UK's foremost public and not-for-profit sector recruitment and people development business. We find and develop exceptional leaders to navigate complex challenges and transform public services. We operate within complex markets that frequently undergo change and are subject to high degrees of governance, external audit and public scrutiny. We are known for our ability to appoint to ‘difficult to fill’ or challenging, high profile roles and have a national reputation for our work across government, board capability, regulation, health, education, housing and not for profit organisations.
Our specialist teams recruit and develop strategic corporate, academic and board leaders across both Higher and Further Education at the most senior levels. Our connection with national policymakers gives us exceptional insight into Higher Education as a rapidly evolving and high profile sector. We are able to respond to the challenges facing academic and corporate leaders in universities in a versatile way with our board practice managing over 150 Chairs, NEDs and Council Member assignments each year.
What you'll do:
♦ Collaborate with colleagues in responding to invitations to tender, helping to define and articulate appropriate recruitment strategies, providing experiential evidence in support of our business case and attending client pitches as appropriate
♦ Attend client briefings, appropriately and credibly challenging the brief based on your knowledge of the sector, managing expectations as appropriate;
♦ Work with Project Co-ordinators to define the project plan, briefing colleagues and closely managing every aspect of delivery, maintaining client engagement and support through regular reporting;
♦ Conduct and report on candidate interviews as appropriate;
♦ Support candidates throughout the full life cycle, maintaining engagement and helping them perform well through appropriate navigation through public sector recruitment processes;
♦ Attend and Network at key conferences, attending as many roundtables as required to ensure an up to date knowledge of industry changes.
♦ Demonstrate and actively work to develop and maintain a high level of sector and/or discipline knowledge.
For this role it is essential for someone to have the following experience:
♦ Experience of assimilating complex briefs, undertaking detailed and relevant market research and proposing appropriate courses of action.
♦ Experience of assimilating information from various sources and presenting it in a concise, structured manner.
♦ Experience and credibility to communicate at the most senior levels; to engage and interact effectively with clients and candidates.
♦ Experience of report writing and presenting.
Whatever your background, you will be motivated by a desire to make a tangible difference. We actively encourage applications from everyone. Equality, diversity and inclusion are at the heart of what we do and we are deeply committed to equality of opportunity for all, building diverse teams and having an inclusive culture where everyone can thrive.
Apply now at: https://gatenbysanderson.peoplehr.net/jobboard
See how working for us could work for you and for more information contact, Chantelle Harris on 07384 460191.