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    Interim Finance Organisational Design Consultant

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    Our client, a UK based university, is currently looking to identify an experienced Organisational Design Consultant to guide the university through to its new target operating model in Finance.

    Reporting to the CFO, the successful candidate will have ultimate responsibility for designing and delivering a best in class finance function.

    In the wake of covid, this university is looking to centralise its function, gain efficiencies, & cost savings by transforming to a business partner model.

    As the successful candidate you will lead the organisational design and culture change of the transformation. You will carry out engaging workshops to bring to life job families and gain buy in on the new delivery model.

    You will lead on the engagement strategy as well as manage all key stakeholder relationships, including trade unions. You will also been able to demonstrate gap analysis, option appraisals, and process mapping.

    The successful candidate will be an experienced project management consultant or OD specialist who has lean six sigma or similar and a good track record of restructuring similar organisations.

    Prior experience working on finance structures preferable but not essential.

    We are looking for an inspirational leader who fosters a change culture where all employees can visualise a better future. You will have a hands-on approach and hold gravitas with finance colleagues. You will have previously managed large-scale change and transformations within higher education and be able to demonstrate a track record of producing best in class partnering models.

    As the successful candidate you will be able to demonstrate:

    • A proven ability to deliver complex restructures within universities, ideally finance functions
    • A strong ability to successfully lead negotiations with trade unions and influence stakeholders
    • An ability to win hearts & minds and create a vision of the future for all to understand

    This is an exciting opportunity for an experienced interim to make a real difference to the future of this university.

    If you are commercially minded organisational design consultant within the higher education sector, we would love to hear from you.

    Remuneration: £650 per day
    Duration: 6 Months
    Location: London
    Reference: JN -022021-26022_1612801198
    Type: Contract
    Sector: Education
    Discipline: Board and Leadership
    Date Added: 08 Feb 2021
    Closing Date: 08 Mar 2021

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