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Senior Director, Corporate Business

Location: Pall Mall, London SW1
Closing date: 10 July 2018

Salary: £113,000 pa

We have an outstanding opportunity for a Senior Director, Corporate Business in the Corporate Business Directorate.

The post holder will support the work of the Commonwealth Secretariat by overseeing the development and delivery of corporate strategies and policies for the effective management and good governance of the Secretariat. Responsibilities include: providing advice to the Secretary-General on all corporate and business issues relating to the effective functioning of the Secretariat; overseeing all corporate functions and activities of the Secretariat, actualising and implementing the strategic vision; assisting the Secretary-General in providing policy direction and leadership in the management of the Secretariat and fundraising efforts; and ensuring that the systems and processes in use are efficient and transparent and create maximum value for the organisation.

To be considered, you will need to have an MBA or a post-graduate University degree in Public Policy, International Relations, Operations Management, Law, Business Intelligence or a related field. A minimum of at least 15 years’ substantive senior executive level experience with results in the areas within this portfolio is also required. The post holder must also be able to interact effectively with Commonwealth Governments at high levels, including Ministers and Senior Officials as well as senior counterparts in other multilateral and development organisations. Experience of working in a multi-cultural and international environment would be highly desirable.

We are the inter-governmental body of the Commonwealth, comprising 53 sovereign states. Our aim is to provide sustainable development through professional advice, transfer of best practice, and the enhancement of skills and knowledge, all to the betterment of over two billion citizens. Our efforts are concentrated where we have a clear ability to add global value.

To join us, you must be a citizen of a Commonwealth country.

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Closing date for this opportunity is 10 July 2018, 5:00 pm BST

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