The Roles

We’re continuing to build a new future for Jersey that is more modern, sustainable and prosperous for all. It’s a future that will see people, business and government come together to collaborate in a way they’ve never done before. This approach is called Team Jersey and it’s a milestone in our history: one island, one community, one government – and one exciting future. Now we need talented leaders to join us for a career-defining opportunity: to make change happen on a unique, historic island.

  • Director of Public Health
    £Competitive

    System leadership will be key to success for the appointed candidate, as you will have the opportunity to play a lead role in the development of the new Jersey Care Model and the move towards a more person-centred approach to care, with the individual at the heart and care closer to home where possible. This is a role of scale and complexity and will require a public health professional with exceptional system-leadership experience and expertise.

    We are seeking an influential strategic leader with the credibility and proven ability to be a strong ‘national’ public health leader for the Island, with excellent interpersonal skills and the necessary behaviours to work with partners at a local, national and international level. You must also be able to evidence substantial experience in leading, managing and successfully delivering large scale communicable disease services. In addition, you will have an in-depth understanding of the challenges, complexities and opportunities of delivering the full range public health services.

    Strong partnership working experience, both internally and externally, is essential, coupled with excellent leadership skills and the required specialist public health registration or equivalent with GMC, GDC or UK PHR allied to significant experience in all areas of public health practice.

    If you would like an informal discussion about this exciting opportunity please do not hesitate to contact Nick Raper on 07715 690463 Nick.Raper@Penna.com

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  • Group Medical Director
    £Competitive

    As Group Medical Director you are responsible for representing the patient at the highest level of the organisation and for providing strategic, professional and operational leadership to medical staff within health and community services.  Working closely with the Chief Nurse and the Group Managing Director you will develop our Health and Community Clinical Strategy, ensuring the island’s new hospital supports and enables the delivery of the strategy.  You will be a critical force in the healthcare modernisation agenda, driving forward the strategic changes to the health and community portfolio being implemented as part of the Target Operating Model and new models of care. 

    To deliver transformation and safe, resilient services, you’ll work as part of Team Jersey in the development of clinical strategies and wider corporate change. That means you need to be a highly credible figure with the ability and confidence to build strategic relationships across multi-disciplinary teams, with GPs and with other external stakeholders. Meanwhile, you’ll also be used to setting and maintaining the highest standards in clinical governance and providing excellent professional advice to the Director General and the Health Minister. Your experience will include system-wide working incorporating acute, primary and community care, and mental health services.  With an understanding of the impact of national policy and regulatory frameworks on the medical profession, your focus set firmly on the future, you’ll be equipped to give our Island – and its people – the tomorrow they deserve.

    Bring the boundless talent we’re looking for and you can help lead the biggest transformation in our government for a generation. Join Team Jersey and find your unique place in the world.

    Alumni Harvey Nash are supporting the Government of Jersey in this appointment. For a confidential discussion on the role, please contact Simon Green (Director) and Alex Sweet (Senior Researcher) on +44 7545741333 or via email at Alex.Sweet@HarveyNash.com.

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  • Prison Governor
    To £105,000

    We’re continuing to build a new future for Jersey that is more modern, sustainable and prosperous for all. It’s a future that will see people, business and government come together to collaborate in a way they’ve never done before. This approach is called Team Jersey and it’s a milestone in our history: one island, one community, one government – and one exciting future. Now we need a talented leader to join us for a career-defining opportunity: to make change happen on a unique, historic island.

    As Prison Governor, you’ll help to turn our vision for Justice and Home Affairs into reality. We aim to reduce re-offending, protect the public and provide a safe, healthy and stimulating environment for all at HMP La Moye. With an exciting redevelopment programme in the pipeline, Jersey’s prison will soon be a model of best practice – where offenders can gain work-related skills, maintain positive family relationships and prepare for a law-abiding life.

    Day to day, you’ll be advising the Director General for Justice and Home Affairs; inspiring your Senior Management Team; and managing a complex prison service budget. But you’ll also look to the future – leading change programmes and forging partnerships with organisations that can aid offender rehabilitation. It all adds up to a role with extensive scope to bring change for the better. And that’s why we need an outstanding leader who shares our vision of the future.

    Educated to postgraduate level or with equivalent working experience, you will have senior operational experience as a Deputy or Governing Governor. You’ll also have a firm grasp of key areas including relevant legislation, strategic prison leadership and offender rehabilitation. You’ll blend this expertise with a proven ability to transform cultures, motivate teams and exercise sound political judgment. Resilient and inspiring with excellent people skills, you’ll be ready to build connections and advise at Ministerial level.

    In return, you can expert not only generous rewards and benefits, but also a comprehensive relocation and support package. Join us and help create an even better Jersey.

    For an informal discussion about this role, please contact Neil Wiseman at resourcing@gov.je

    Please apply by submitting a CV, and a supporting statement to resourcing@gov.je which outlines your motivation for applying for the role and how you meet the person specification (no more than 4 sides of A4 in length). Please ensure that you address the key requirements set out in the person specification.

    Closing date 11th December 2020

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  • Director of Jersey Computer Emergency Response Team (CERT)
    £Competitive

    Jersey is uniquely placed as an internationally renowned business centre and an amazing place to live.  This highly exciting role gives the opportunity to be an internationally recognised leader in cyber security best practise, representing Jersey on a global scale.

    The key purpose of the role is to establish and run a Computer Emergency Response Team (CERT) to maintain and strengthen the international reputation of the Bailiwick of Jersey (Jersey jurisdiction) as a safe place to live and to do business online. 

    Through the strategic leadership and development of the CERT to increase the level of cyber resilience across the islands’ critical national infrastructure and business communities and reduce the risk and impact of major cyber incidents.  By building effective partnerships with senior stakeholders globally you will continue to enhance the international reputation of the Bailiwick of Jersey with relation to cyber security.

    Perhaps you have a high-profile background in government. Or you hold an outstanding track record in public sector transformation, we want to hear from you.

    Either way, you’ll bring the boundless talent we’re looking for to help lead the biggest transformation in government for a generation. Join Team Jersey and find your unique place in the world.

    For an informal discussion about this role, please contact our retained search partners Harvey Nash at james.walsh@harveynash.com

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