Head of Transformation

Job Description

To give residents the best possible services in a changing world, transformation is essential. It’s a complex and challenging process, but one that’s destined to give thousands of people across Ipswich better lives and futures. As Head of Transformation, you’ll lead this critical work, providing expert strategic direction. Help us do our best for Ipswich. Join our dedicated team.

This is a chance to lead our Transformation Service, as we continue to modernise and innovate. The aim is to build a better Ipswich, with cost-effective, high quality services that meet the needs of local businesses and communities. Working with the Chief Executive and Corporate Management Team, you’ll deliver cross-cutting transformation programmes to bring continuous improvement. In effect, you’ll be a catalyst, sparking positive change and delivering better outcomes for residents.

Day to day, you’ll identify ways to bring greater efficiency and productivity to services, while supporting the Council’s strategic aims. You’ll then lead the programmes and projects that follow, ensuring governance and processes are of the highest standard.

Long-term, you’ll develop our change capability, drive the digital agenda and apply approaches such as business re-engineering to deliver sustained change. With our skilled Transformation team behind you, you’ll bring exciting progress.

You will have a strong track record in your field; whether it’s project or programme management, change, or strategic transformation. In addition, you’ll be able to influence, inspire and collaborate, you’ll win the trust of everyone from peers and partners to your team.

Ready to make a difference to thousands of people across our borough? Boost innovation at Ipswich.

Job Description & Person Specification

Relocation Policy

For a confidential discussion please contact our recruitment partners at Penna: Shivani.Poonja@penna.com or call 07709 509 097.


Ipswich, Hybrid Working


Circa £60,000 Per Year

Application closing date

16 April 2023, 23:30

Job type

Full time- Permanent


Ipswich Borough Council Grafton House 15-17 Russell Road Ipswich, IP1 2DE

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