How to apply

Your application

If you wish to apply for this position, you must submit the following two documents:s

  • A supporting statement (maximum two sides A4) highlighting your suitability and setting out, with clear examples, how you meet the essential criteria as highlighted in the Person Specification. Please note that the supporting statement is an important part of your application, it is an evidence-based document and is as much the means by which you will be assessed as your CV.
  • A comprehensive CV setting out your career history, with responsibilities and achievements. Please provide details of your current remuneration package (and band if you are an internal candidate from within the Civil Service) and two professional referees together with a brief statement of the capacity and over what period of time they have known you. Referees will not be contacted before final interviews without your express permission.

Additionally, please also provide the following:

  • A statement of conflicts of interest (if applicable): if you, your spouse/partner, dependents, business partner or associate have any business interest or other activities which are or could be perceived as a conflict of interest with the role, you should declare that in your supporting statement. This may involve suspending or relinquishing stock market activity.
  • A completed Diversity Monitoring Form. All monitoring data will be treated in the strictest confidence and will not affect your application in any way; you may select ‘Prefer not to say’ if you do not wish to answer any questions.
  • We are a Guaranteed Interview Scheme employer. If applying under the Guaranteed Interview Scheme (GIS), please complete the form downloadable.
  • A completed Diversity Monitoring Form. All monitoring data will be treated in the strictest confidence and will not affect your application in any way; you may select ‘Prefer not to say’ if you do not wish to answer any questions.

Please email your completed application, including the vacancy reference number and job title;
Ref: 9108 - SECAmb - Non-Executive Director in the subject line of your email to: SECAmb-NED@green-park.co.uk

The closing date for all applications is noon, Friday 29th October 2019.

If you do not receive an automated response email within 24 hours of submitting your application, please call 020 3145 3434 and speak to the Public Sector Search team, who can verify whether your application has been received or not.

Overview of the Process

Green Park will acknowledge your application and advise you of the outcome of the longlist meeting.

At the longlist meeting, applications will be sifted to select those candidates demonstrating the best fit with the post. Longlisted candidates will be invited to a preliminary interview with Green Park to discuss the role and their suitability in more detail. Following the preliminary interview, a panel shortlist meeting will take place.

Those candidates who demonstrate strongest suitability will be invited to interview.

Regardless of the panel’s decision and outcome, Green Park will provide feedback to candidates at all decision points.

Arrangements for Interview

Expenses incurred by candidates during the recruitment process will not be reimbursed except in exceptional circumstances and only when agreed in advance.

Timetable

Please note that these dates are only indicative at this stage and could be subject to change. If you are unable to meet these timeframes, please let us know in your application letter.

The anticipated timeline is as follows:

Application closing date Noon, Friday 29th November
Longlist meeting w/c 9th December
Preliminary Interviews with Green Park w/c 16th December & w/c 6th January
Shortlist Meeting w/c 13th January
Additional assessment / informal conversations w/c 13th January & w/c 20th January
Interviews w/c 20th January

Further Information

For an informal, confidential discussion please contact Green Park, our retained executive search partner and speak to either Andrea Trainer or Ben Bond on 0207 399 3996.

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