Location: UK-wide, with substantial attendance in the CMA’s London office in Canary Wharf required with national and international travel
Contract: 5-year fixed term
The Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) is the competition regulator of the United Kingdom. It is a non-ministerial government department responsible for strengthening business competition and preventing and reducing anti-competitive activities. The CMA works to promote competition for the benefit of consumers, both within and outside the UK. Its aim is to make markets work well for consumers, businesses and the economy, with a strong consumer protection role. In order to meet these responsibilities, it operates with flexibility and transparency.
As our Chief Executive, you will lead the organisation of 1000 staff and a budget of just over £110m. You will be responsible for developing and delivering the purpose, strategy and vision of CMA, ensuring that the organisation has the people, culture and processes it needs to deliver on its expanding scope of influence. You will maintain strong relationships with a broad range of stakeholders across the organisation, business sectors, government and consumers alike, championing the value of competition and advocating widely for the work we do.
You will be an experienced leader of dynamic, expertise-intensive organisations of a comparable scale with a passionate belief in the value of competition to consumers across the UK. You will a capable strategic thinker able to inspire and motivate a diverse and high performing organisation, as well as being an excellent communicator to varied audiences. Effective with stakeholders, you will bring a track record of developing, maintaining and leveraging a wide range of relationships across different sectors.
This is a unique role at the forefront of protecting consumers through effective regulation and affords significant opportunity to make a huge impact both in the UK and globally. For more information, please click Apply and for an informal conversation about the role and your suitability, please contact our advising consultant at GatenbySanderson, Katrina Paget (email@example.com), Matt Malone (firstname.lastname@example.org) or Mark Turner (email@example.com).
Applications MUST be received by 23:55 on Monday 18th July 2022.