Climate17 Ltd

Head of Corporate Services

Our client is a fast-growing renewable energy company with an integrated approach to renewables development.

Due to the company’s rapid growth, they are now looking for Head of Corporate Services.

The Head of Corporate Services is a new role which will be responsible for the management of the Offices and IT functions and will play a crucial role in ensuring that they act as an enabler to the rest of the business, aligning activities with key business drivers.

The role will also be responsible for the centralised management of company policies, key systems, and processes.  This role requires a candidate with strong emotional intelligence and experience in developing managers across different functions.

This is a Cheltenham based role, with some occasional travel to the London office, although consideration will be given to London-based candidates that can travel to Cheltenham on a weekly basis.

The company operate a hybrid working model to allow greater flexibility to employees.

It is anticipated that this role will require a minimum 2 days a week in the office.

Key Responsibilities will include:

  • Provide strategic direction and leadership to the department.
  • Develop and mentor junior managers, fostering their growth and professional development and ensuring that they, in turn, enable and empower their own teams.
  • Manage data, document and contracts, including SharePoint.
  • Establish the department as a business enabler through close relationships with other departments and ensuring that activities within the department are appropriately prioritised.
  • Assume the role of Data Privacy Manager with overall responsibility for data protection and the GDPR framework and compliance across the business.
  • Responsible for Health and Safety in the office environment (not sites), with a dotted line into the Director of Delivery for Health and Safety related activities, ensuring that responsibilities under the Health and Safety at Work Act (1974) and the Management of Health and Safety at work Regulations (1999) are fulfilled in a pragmatic and meaningful way. 
  • Design, implement and manage a framework process for policy sign off, publication and management.
  • Ownership of central system implementation, upgrades and migrations, such as SharePoint, travel and desk booking etc.
  • Ownership of ESG policy and approach
  • Take a strategic approach to identify and implement innovative technology solutions that enhance operational efficiency and support business objectives.
  • Ensure that the company’s IT infrastructure is secure, reliable, and aligned with industry best practices and cybersecurity standards and protect against potential threats.

About You
  • Proven experience in a leadership role, preferably as a Head of Offices or IT Services or a similar role.
  • A degree level qualification in a related field or equivalent.
  • Excellent commercial acumen
  • Project management skills
  • Experience in a scale-up is highly desirable with the ability to cope with ambiguity and change.
  • GDPR experience and or Health and Safety would be advantageous, but training can be provided for the right person.
  • Previous experience in business continuity planning.
  • Strong emotional intelligence and the ability to develop and mentor junior managers.
  • Solid understanding of IT, particularly IT security.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to collaborate effectively with cross-functional teams.

About Us

Climate17 is a purpose-led, international Renewable Energy & Sustainability recruitment firm.

We provide specialist talent acquisition services to organisations seeking to reduce their environmental footprint, as well as those working towards the decarbonisation of the energy sector.

Inclusive Application Process

Climate17 is committed to creating a diverse, inclusive and equitable workplace.

We believe there is no solution to climate change without people.

We aim to increase diversity across all areas and as such, we are committed to partnering with clients and candidates to create an inclusive and sustainable regenerative world.

  • Start: 19/04/2024
  • Rate: £80000 - £90000 per annum
  • Location: Cheltenham,England
  • Type: Permanent
  • Industry: Secreterial
  • Recruiter: Climate17 Ltd
  • Contact: Lucy Hoyle
  • Tel: 07874 848995
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  • Reference: BH-3822
  • Posted: 2024-04-19 10:43:04 -

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