Public Sector

  • Local Government
  • Central Government
  • NHS
  • Education
  • Housing
  • Third Sector

With so many wide reaching responsibilities, as sectors they are complex. In terms of leadership this means that the skills and qualities required are many and varied. However one thing remains constant - the quality of the people in key positions is pivotal.

By their very nature, the public and not for profit services are inevitably highly scrutinised and pressured environments. As such, Novo Executive Search and Selection has developed a thorough understanding of the need for probity, integrity and transparency within the executive search process.

If you are a client looking to appoint a Chief Executive, Director or Senior Manager across Local Government, Central Government, the NHS, Education, Housing or the Third Sector we have the expertise and experience to successfully deliver.

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Sector Clients

  • North Devon DC
  • Lambeth Council
  • Dorset Councils Partnership

Current Roles

We have recently successfully fulfilled numerous roles in this sector.
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Independent Chair of the Board (Housing/Social Care)

Salary: Competitive Day Rate + Expenses

The Central Bedfordshire Group Background Central Bedfordshire Council recently incorporated a group of companies which entail an overarching holding company, The Central Bedfordshire Group (TCBG) and two wholly owned subsidiary companies which includes an exciting housing development business called New Vista Homes (NVH) and a brand new care provision organisation with fantastic growth potential called Care is Central (CiC).   The TCBG Board Directors are now delighted to appoint an Independent Chair to help them oversee the interesting mix of Group business…

Board Director/Partner

Public Sector

Central Bedfordshire, UK

Job Ref No: ICB GW 03/21

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Executive Director, New Vista Homes

Salary: Competitive Base Salary + Benefits

Background Central Bedfordshire Council recently incorporated a group of companies which entail an overarching holding company, The Central Bedfordshire Group (TCBG) and two wholly owned subsidiary companies which includes New Vista Homes (NVH), an exciting Housing Development company. New Vista Homes will offer new ways of living in high-quality well-designed homes which will meet Central Bedfordshire’s identified need. This will include developing a variety of property types for sale with tenures to assist people not currently catered for in the market. Executive…

Board Director/Partner

Public Sector

Central Bedfordshire, UK

Job Ref No: ED GW 03/21

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Executive Director, Care is Central

Salary: Competitive Base Salary + Benefits

Background Central Bedfordshire Council recently incorporated a group of companies which entail an overarching holding company, The Central Bedfordshire Group (TCBG) and two wholly owned subsidiary companies which includes Care is Central (CiC), a brand-new care provision organisation. CiC is a start-up care business with ambitious and exciting growth plans. These include new-build care homes and an exciting new concept for the area - a ‘care village’ which will incorporate a care home, extra care housing and short breaks facilities. Further new care schemes…

Board Director/Partner

Public Sector

Central Bedfordshire, UK

Job Ref No: EDCC GW 03/21

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Assistant Director of Estates and Projects

Salary: Salary to £65,000 subject to experience

2 YEAR FIXED TERM CONTRACT Overview Our client is a well-respected, multi-academy charitable trust, responsible for a number of schools across its region. There continues to be investment in the Trust by way of new senior leadership, processes and estates development. As part of their plans to professionalise the operations structure, they have a new requirement for an Assistant Director of Estates and Projects to take primary responsibility for strategic leadership and direction of the Estates and Site Services across the Trust schools. This is a varied role encompassing…

Strategy/Planning
Operations

Construction and Property
Public Sector

Bristol (GB)

Job Ref No: Edu FM 2/21

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Head of Facilities and Capital Programmes

Salary: Flexible subject to experience

Overview Our client is a well-respected, multi-academy charitable Trust, responsible for a number of schools across its region. There continues to be an investment in the Trust by way of new senior leadership, processes, and estates development. As part of their plans to professionalise the operations structure, they have a new requirement for a Head of Facilities and Capital Programmes to take primary responsibility for strategic leadership and direction of the Facilities Management and Site Services across the Trust schools. Working with the CEO, Operations Director, and…

Operations
Strategy/Planning

Public Sector

Bristol (GB)

Job Ref No: Edu FM 11/20

This job has now been successfully concluded.

Head of Facilities and Capital Programmes

Salary: £43, 000 - £47,500 - Flexible subject to experience

Overview Our client is a well-respected, multi-academy charitable Trust, responsible for a number of schools across its region. There continues to be an investment in the Trust by way of new senior leadership, processes, and estates development. As part of their plans to professionalise the operations structure, they have a new requirement for a Head of Facilities and Capital Programmes to take primary responsibility for strategic leadership and direction of the Facilities Management and Site Services across the Trust schools. Working with the CEO, Operations Director, and…

Strategy/Planning

Public Sector

Bristol (GB)

Job Ref No: Edu FM 9/20

This job has now been successfully concluded.

Head of Compliance – Bristol (Part Time)

Salary: £43, 000 - £47,500 FTE - Flexible subject to experience

Overview Our client is a well-respected, multi-academy charitable Trust, responsible for a number of schools across its region. There continues to be investment in the Trust by way of new senior leadership, processes and operational development. As part of their plans to professionalise the operations function, they have a new requirement for a Head of Compliance to take primary responsibility for strategic leadership and direction for the Trust on matters of compliance and statutory requirements. Working with the CEO, Operations Director and external stakeholders to…

Finance/Risk
Strategy/Planning

Public Sector

Bristol (GB)

Job Ref No: Edu Comp 9/20

This job has now been successfully concluded.

Director of Major Accounts ('B2B Professional Services Provider')

Salary: Circa £100k Salary + Bonus & Benefits

Our Client Based in London and working extensively throughout the UK & Ireland our client is a business to business professional services provider that works extensively across the public and private sectors within areas such as: energy efficiencies, transformation, code governance and data/digitalisation privacy and security. This highly successfully and stable company is fast growing and is looking to make a strategic appointment at their executive team level. Recruitment Requirement – Director of Major Accounts The company is looking to recruit a really…

Customer Service/CRM
Operations

Public Sector
Energy industrial

London (Greater) (GB)

Job Ref No: GW Operations 07/18

This job has now been successfully concluded.

Sales Director

Salary: In the region of £100,000 plus performance related bonus

Our client is a well-established company and one of the largest providers of employment based training to industries including automotive, engineering and logistics across the UK. After many years of successful and profitable trading the company has ambitious plans for growth and is well placed to capitalise on positive commercial conditions that are anticipated. We are looking for a hands-on Sales Director to join a stable and experience Board of Directors to lead the strategic development of the business and, by leading through personal example, setting and delivering…

Sales/Business Development
Board Director/Partner

Manufacturing
Public Sector

London (Greater) (GB)

Job Ref No: PT SD 6/18

This job has now been successfully concluded.

Property Business Development Director

Salary: Excellent package to attract the best

The Company Our client is a successful division of a Group of companies that is very well established and a fast-growing provider of outsourced services to the public and private sector. The Group offers a wide range of housing, support and IT services to customers that require innovative solutions offering the best value for money. Our client is one of the leading private providers of accommodation and support services in the public sector. They have been successfully providing services to central and local Government for many years. Our client is an accredited service…

Sales/Business Development
Strategy/Planning
Procurement/Supply Chain

Public Sector
Construction and Property

Homeworking

Job Ref No: SM-PBDD 05/18

This job has now been successfully concluded.

Operations Director-Property Services

Salary: Salary up to £70,000 plus package

The Company Our client is a successful division of a Group of companies that is very well established and a fast-growing provider of outsourced services to the public and private sector. The Group offers a wide range of housing, support and IT services to customers that require innovative solutions offering the best value for money. Our client is one of the leading private providers of accommodation and support services in the public sector. They have been successfully providing services to central and local Government for many years. Our client is an accredited service…

Finance/Risk
Operations
Board Director/Partner

Public Sector
Construction and Property

M4 Corridor

Job Ref No: SM OD 12/17

This job has now been successfully concluded.

Head of Software Engineering

Salary: Up to £65,000 + Benefits

Our client is an established and trusted Software Technology company providing online solutions for Local Government and the Education Sector. The vision has always been to create online software that makes learning and work easier whilst helping to save money. This is a new position responsible for leading a highly effective software technology team that creates and maintains online solutions. The company are based in very modern offices and have exciting plans for expansion.  Purpose of the Role Reporting to the chief technology officer, the head of engineering…

IT
Strategy/Planning

Public Sector
Technology

Plymouth, Devon (GB)

Job Ref No: SM HoSE 12/17

This job has now been successfully concluded.

Marketing Manager

Salary: Exceptional six figure package

Our client is a multi award winning, fast growth, international Group of companies. The Group successfully operates in the areas of technology, financial services and training. This is a new an exciting opportunity for a new Marketing Manager to join the business to take its success to the next level. The Marketing Manager, with the support of a growing team of seven will be responsible for all Marketing activities in the EMEA region. He/she will report directly into the Managing Director on a day-to-day basis as well as maintain communication…

Marketing

London (West), London (Greater)

Job Ref No: MM-DP 09/17

This job has now been successfully concluded.

Head of Visitor Attraction

Salary: Competitive salary and benefits

Our client owns several recreational sites located around wales. They offer a wide range of facilities and activities, including water sports, mountain biking, walking, angling and cafes/restaurants. They are looking for someone to help develop and deliver the strategy to ensure the ongoing growth, success and sustainability of the sites. The Role You will be responsible for ensuring the effective day to day management of the visitor centres, marketing and sales strategy. You will have overall P&L and commercial accountability for the visitor centres and will deliver…

Sales/Business Development
Operations
Marketing

Public Sector

South / Mid Wales

Job Ref No: SM HoVA 6/17

This job has now been successfully concluded.

Procurement Co-ordinator

Salary: Competitive

Our client is the UK’s research and education network and currently serves more than 18 million users across their community who depend on the invisible ‘always on’ reliability, security and future-proofing that their connection provides. The network combines high bandwidth, allowing scope for technological advances with the security modern institutions need, monitored by their internationally respected security team. Role and Responsibilities Our client purchases all of its goods and services in accordance with the Public Contracts Regulations…

Procurement/Supply Chain

Public Sector
Charity / Third Sector

Oxfordshire

Job Ref No: JW-Jan

This job has now been successfully concluded.

Our client is a private, UK government-funded organisation, who provides computer network and related collaborative services to UK research and education. There is a requirement for an experienced Procurement Manager, ideally with experience within both the public and private sector to join the team and take on the day to day running of projects and the team. The Procurement Manager will provide services both to individual Purchasers in the company, and also become part of the management framework so that best commercial practice becomes further embedded in all…

Procurement/Supply Chain

Public Sector
Technology
Charity / Third Sector

Oxfordshire

Job Ref No: JW-JT

This job has now been successfully concluded.

Sales Director

Salary: £80,000 + bonus + benefits

Summary:Sales Director role for a highly successful outsourced call centre, fulfilment and mailing company.Full description: The Client BSS is one of the UK\'s leading providers of outsourced multi-channel contact centre, fulfilment and mailing services. As an award-winning not-for-profit organisation, BSS has delivered efficient, quality services for the commercial, public sector and not for profit sectors for over 35 years. The Role & Responsibilities There exists a really exciting strategic requirement to recruit an experienced Sales Director for the…

Sales/Business Development
Marketing
Board Director/Partner

Public Sector
Technology
Charity / Third Sector

London (Greater)

Job Ref No: GWSD, Call Centres

This job has now been successfully concluded.

Interim Operations Director

Salary: Circa £50k

Our client is looking for an experienced operations director with experience of working in the Charity or Not for Profit sector. This is a 6 month interim role with the potential to extend or become a permanent position. The purpose of this role is to ensure the continued effective operation of income generating services and the effective management of corporate services for an interim period. The Requirement: - You will have senior management experience in the Charity of Not for Profit Sector. - You will hold a recognised management qualification. - You will…

Operations

Charity / Third Sector
Public Sector

East London UK

Job Ref No: SM OD Interim

This job has now been successfully concluded.

Marketing & Sales Director

Salary: Circa £90K Base + Benefits

Our client is an international qualifying and membership body for a leading chartered profession. This well respected Institute has an increasingly commercial focus and seeks to appoint a dynamic Marketing & Sales Director at a time of exciting transformation and growth. You will become a key part of the Institute's senior management team, reporting directly to the Chief Executive. Role & Responsibilities The core role and responsibilities will include: - Working closely with the Chief Executive to develop overall public awareness of this chartered profession as…

Sales/Business Development
Board Director/Partner

Marketing
Public Sector

London

Job Ref No: GW Institute

This job has now been successfully concluded.

Programme Manager, Healthcare

Salary: Circa £35,000 + Other Benefits

Our client is an academic body whose aim is to encourage and maintain the highest possible standards of patient care in general practice. This establishment is one of the foremost primary care organisations in the UK. Our client has a key requirement to recruit an experienced healthcare sector project manager to oversee an important programme. The Project Manager is responsible for establishing a new and fairly precise healthcare related programme and coordinating the workstreams associated with the programme. These include: Development of a curriculum for GPs…

Manager/Team Leader

Public Sector

London, UK

Job Ref No: EA-gw healthcare

This job has now been successfully concluded.

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