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Position TitleOrganizationJob/Reference NumberLocationClosing Date
Non-Executive Director(s)​HS2 Ltd​1706-044L​Birmingham​​​​09/26/2017
Director General Economics and Chief Economic Adviser​HM Treasury​1709-034L​London​​10/25/2017
Associate Vice President, Programme Management Department​IFAD International Fund for Agricultural Development​1708-044L​Italy​11/06/2017
Associate Vice-President (AVP), External Relations & Governance​IFAD International Fund for Agricultural Development​1709-001BL​Italy​11/06/2017
First Vice President & Head of Client Services Group​European Bank for Reconstruction & Development (EBRD)​1703-191NA2​​London​​10/20/2017
Chief Executive​Devon Accountable Care System​1709-043L​Exeter, Devon​​​11/01/2017

HS2 Ltd
Non-Executive Director(s)


Birmingham (London to mid 2018)
1706-044L

HS2 Ltd is responsible for developing and promoting the UK’s new high-speed rail network, which will be delivered in two phases; Phase 1 between London and the West Midlands and Phase 2 connecting the West Midlands, Crewe, Manchester and Leeds. HS2 is a once- in-a-generation project to build a new railway that will transform travel in Britain and reshape the economic geography of the nation. It will help consolidate Britain's position as a leading, forward-looking economy and act as an engine for growth.

HS2 Ltd is at a pivotal point in its development, transitioning from an advisory and project planning organisation to becoming the delivery body that will build and ultimately operate the railway. The Secretary of State for Transport is seeking to appoint two new Non-Executive board members to the HS2 Ltd Board, with specific experience of delivering very large infrastructure projects and/or property development and regeneration, with the aim of increasing the level of commercial expertise, challenge and Board knowledge of very large project delivery. Alongside these areas of expertise, these individuals will ensure the highest standards of corporate governance are observed and propriety maintained in line with best practice and statutory requirements, and contribute to developing and improving relationships between stakeholders and partner organisations.

Candidates for these challenging roles will possess instantly recognisable commercial experience of leading the delivery of very large scale infrastructure projects including, but not exclusively, in Transport and Energy and/or substantial operational experience gained in property development and regeneration. Commercial skills are sought for example, in the application of commercial strategies to major projects, along with the ability to contribute to, and constructively challenge the programme, ensuring the Department for Transport and HM Treasury continue to have confidence in HS2 Ltd’s ability to deliver to time, cost and quality.

Russell Reynolds Associates has been appointed to support this appointment for DfT. For further information about this role please follow the link to the information pack, or call +44 (0) 20 7830 8052 for further assistance.

www.rraresponses.com

The closing date for applications is noon, Tuesday 26 September 2017

Note: When applying for the role it is mandatory to complete a diversity form provided in the application pack. Applications received without the completed diversity form will not be accepted.

Closing Date Tuesday 26 September 2017

Job Specification Documents:

HM TREASURY
Director General Economics and Chief Economic Adviser


London
1709-034L

HM Treasury is the UK’s economics and finance ministry. Its objectives include promoting sustainable growth, macroeconomic stability and sound and sustainable public finances. It achieves this through planning, controlling and reporting on government spending at home and abroad, and by managing and monitoring revenues through its responsibility for strategic tax policy. HM Treasury plays a critical role at the heart of Government in the UK and, together with the Cabinet Office and Number 10, forms the centre of the Government and wider Civil Service.

The Director General, Economics and Chief Economic Adviser has a critical role to play in delivering the Government’s objectives for macroeconomic stability and maintaining confidence in the macro policy framework; promoting sustainable economic growth and setting and implementing fiscal policy. As a member of the Treasury’s Executive Management Board, this role forms part of the collective leadership of the Department, and has line management responsibility for the Economics and Fiscal Groups, which comprise over 100 staff.

The successful candidate will have:

  • Economic Credibility: a strong track record on economic policy and thought leadership in macroeconomics;
  • Leadership: outstanding leadership and management skills, including a proven record of accomplishment in leading teams and an agenda in a complex environment;
  • Stakeholder Engagement & Influencing Skills: strong influencing and interpersonal skills, able to work well with very senior stakeholders; and
  • Representation Skills: ability to provide constructive challenge to, and positive engagement with, UK and international organisations.

HM Treasury has retained Russell Reynolds Associates to assist with this appointment. For further information on the position and additional details on qualifications, requirements, terms and conditions of service and how to apply, please follow the link to the position specification below.

The closing date for applications is 25 October 2017.

The Civil Service Commission will oversee this recruitment process and ensures selection for appointment to the Civil Service is on merit, on the basis of fair and open competition.

Closing Date 25 October 2017

Job Specification Documents:

IFAD International Fund for Agricultural Development
Associate Vice President, Programme Management Department


Italy
1708-044L

The International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) is an international financial institution and a specialized United Nations agency dedicated to eradicating rural poverty and hunger. It does so by financing programmes and projects that increase agricultural productivity and raise rural incomes, and by advocating at the local, national and international level for policies that enable poor rural people to overcome poverty.

IFAD are recruiting for two roles, Associate Vice-President (AVP), External Relations & Governance and AVP, Programme Management Department.

The newly created position of AVP, External Relations & Governance has been set up to oversee and lead three critical parts of IFAD, namely communications, governance, and partnership and resource mobilization. The AVP, External Relations and Governance will be responsible for planning, organizing, coordinating and leading the activities of the department. Candidates for this position should have substantial expertise in areas such as communications, public relations, corporate sustainability, resource mobilization and governance.

The AVP, Programme Management Department is responsible for developing and managing IFAD’s programme portfolio, which is currently valued at over $13 billion including cofinancing. The AVP provides leadership to more than 250 staff of the department, including staff in 40 IFAD country offices. S/he oversees project identification, design, financing and supervision. Candidates for this position should be seasoned leaders of programme delivery in the agriculture and development domain.

Both positions will report directly to the President of IFAD. IFAD is looking for professionals with strategic vision, a solid team orientation, proven capacity to generate results, and strong management experience in complex organizations, as well as a track record of working effectively in multi-stakeholder environments.

IFAD offers a competitive remuneration and benefits package at Assistant Secretary-General level that includes tax-free salary, dependency allowance, education grant up to university level, medical and group life insurance, home leave and pension plan.

IFAD is committed to achieving diversity and is seeking a balanced workforce from IFAD’s Member States. Women are particularly encouraged to apply.

For detailed information, visit our website www.ifad.org/job
Please send your application through the IFAD online system by 6th November 2017.

Closing Date 6 November 2017

Job Specification Documents:

IFAD International Fund for Agricultural Development
Associate Vice-President (AVP), External Relations & Governance


Italy
1709-001BL

The International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) is an international financial institution and a specialized United Nations agency dedicated to eradicating rural poverty and hunger. It does so by financing programmes and projects that increase agricultural productivity and raise rural incomes, and by advocating at the local, national and international level for policies that enable poor rural people to overcome poverty.

IFAD are recruiting for two roles, Associate Vice-President (AVP), External Relations & Governance and AVP, Programme Management Department.

The newly created position of AVP, External Relations & Governance has been set up to oversee and lead three critical parts of IFAD, namely communications, governance, and partnership and resource mobilization. The AVP, External Relations and Governance will be responsible for planning, organizing, coordinating and leading the activities of the department. Candidates for this position should have substantial expertise in areas such as communications, public relations, corporate sustainability, resource mobilization and governance.

The AVP, Programme Management Department is responsible for developing and managing IFAD’s programme portfolio, which is currently valued at over $13 billion including cofinancing. The AVP provides leadership to more than 250 staff of the department, including staff in 40 IFAD country offices. S/he oversees project identification, design, financing and supervision. Candidates for this position should be seasoned leaders of programme delivery in the agriculture and development domain.

Both positions will report directly to the President of IFAD. IFAD is looking for professionals with strategic vision, a solid team orientation, proven capacity to generate results, and strong management experience in complex organizations, as well as a track record of working effectively in multi-stakeholder environments.

IFAD offers a competitive remuneration and benefits package at Assistant Secretary-General level that includes tax-free salary, dependency allowance, education grant up to university level, medical and group life insurance, home leave and pension plan.

IFAD is committed to achieving diversity and is seeking a balanced workforce from IFAD’s Member States. Women are particularly encouraged to apply.

For detailed information, visit our website www.ifad.org/job
Please send your application through the IFAD online system by 6th November 2017.

Closing Date 6 November 2017

Job Specification Documents:

European Bank for Reconstruction & Development (EBRD)
First Vice President & Head of Client Services Group


London and Bristol
1703-191NA2

The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD, the Bank) seeks to appoint a new First Vice President & Head of Client Services Group (FVP). S/he will be deputy to the President. S/he will be responsible for all banking operations, and the policy engagement and partnerships work of the Bank. A major objective of the role will be to ensure that investments, policy engagement and advisory services are aligned and integrated to deliver maximum transition impact in the EBRD’s countries of operation. S/he will manage 1500 staff and report directly to the President, and play a critical role in the leadership of the EBRD, serving as a member of the Executive Committee and chair of the Bank’s Operations and Equity Committees.

The EBRD, which has global membership, is active operationally in 36 countries across Europe, Central Asia, and the Mediterranean, supporting them in realizing their potential as market-oriented economies. The EBRD invests around €9 billion each year in project financing for banks, industries, and businesses. It is an active investor in strategic sectors fostering sustainable long-term growth. The Bank’s investments and policy work contribute to transition resilience, market integration, and tackling critical global and regional challenges.

The term of appointment is for a fixed term of four years with the potential for renewal based on performance.

EBRD has retained Russell Reynolds Associates to assist with this appointment. A position specification with further information about the role is available via the link below.

To apply:

  • Please send a full CV together with a supporting statement, briefly highlighting your experience and skills against the requirements of the role, to responses@russellreynolds.com.
  • Please include the role title and the reference number 1703-191NA2 in the subject of your e-mail.

Closing Date 20 October 2017

Job Specification Documents:

Devon Accountable Care System
Chief Executive


Exeter, Devon | Attractive Package
1709-043L

The leaders of all of Devon's NHS and local authorities have been developing and delivering an ambitious sustainability and transformation partnership over the past 18 months. Its aim is to improve how our health and care system better supports the health and well-being needs of the county’s population.

Historic financial problems are being eradicated, performance is already improving and, above all, there is an increased focus on preventing ill health and on promoting independence through the provision of more joined up services closer to people’s homes.

Devon is now committed to becoming an Accountable Care System. Our ambition is to add value in how we work for our population by addressing the challenges facing the NHS and social care through an integrated, collaborative system of care.

The new Chief Executive will take on responsibility for developing and leading the new Accountable Care System in Devon, providing leadership to the sustainability and transformation partnership and becoming accountable officer for the two CCGs, which include all primary care commissioning to Devon, as well as some specialist commissioning.

The new Chief Executive will continue our mission to build strong partnerships that will enable and drive further integration. The role thus embraces a huge change agenda, operating in an environment where the emphasis is on coaching, guiding and collaborating with partners, and exerting influence where required.

The successful candidate will need to be a visionary leader with established credentials as a chief executive, gained in a complex, regulated environment, and familiar with health care systems. The ability to operate in a complex governance structure, manage an array of stakeholders, and drive for tangible outcomes, will be important characteristics.

This role represents an excellent opportunity to take a step forward in health and social care provision and show the way for the future.

For more information about the role requirements and how to apply, please click on the links.

Closing Date Noon, Wednesday 1 November 2017

Job Specification Documents:

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