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Principal - Government and Public Services

Potential is what excites us so we are keen to hear from people who want to harness their experience within an organisation that will invest in their professional development from day one. This isn’t just about skills for the job, but skills for life – mindset, adaptability, resilience and leadership to name just a few.  You will be a key member of the sector leadership team and involved in shaping how we run the business; so the ability to lead others, shape and influence our continued growth and success as a sector team, and contribute to sales and business development is key.  

At Moorhouse, we help central government, regulators, commissioners and providers of public services to deliver complex transformation and implement improved, user-centric services at increased quality and lower cost. Our expertise and experience of working across and within multiple industry sectors allow us to support organisations to solve their most complex challenges to ensure public service delivery that citizens can rely on.

We are looking for a consulting professional with a passion for growing a business, delivering value to public sector organisations and developing high performing teams.  

It is important that you are able to contribute to sales and business development as well as leading consultant / client delivery teams on key engagements and accounts. In addition, we will expect you to motivate, support and develop junior members of the Moorhouse team and play an active role in supporting the career development of a small group of colleagues. 

What we are looking for

  •  •  8 + years professional experience, with at least 5 years proven consulting experience in a recognised large/medium size consulting business in the UK;
  • •  Consulting experience in the public sector e.g. with organisations like the Home Office, HMRC, DWP, MoJ or other central governmental bodies, local government;
  • •  A strong track record of scoping and delivering consulting solutions and services; with a strong sales track record and a demonstrable network of relevant relationships;
  • •  An ability to shape and implement complex business change and transformational programmes;
  • •  A passion for building and nurturing strong relationships, both with clients and colleagues; and
  • •  Experience of effectively managing and collaborating with senior client stakeholders


Required skills and expertise
One or more of the following:

  • •  Business case development (HMT Green Book / Five Case Model)
  • •  Operating model design (Organisation-wide / IT / Finance / Procurment functions)
  • •  Commercial advisory (Sourcing strategy, client-side procurement)
  • •  Digital and technology – strategy, design and delivery partner (UX, digital development in line with GDS service manual)
  • •  Programme management
  • •  Change management

What we can offer you

  • •  A total cash package of £128,500 comprising a base salary of £100,000 and a combination of personal and company bonuses that are paid every six months
  • •  25 days annual leave increasing by one day for every full year of service to a maximum of 30 days with the option to buy or sell up to five days of annual leave per year
  • •  Life Assurance, Private Medical Insurance, Group Personal Pension Scheme and a range of discounted lifestyle and well-being benefits through Perkbox
  • •  A culture where you will not need to compete with others because of promotion quotas or the typical distribution curves that govern performance management in other organisations. We recognise and reward performance consistently and transparently across the firm so that everyone knows where they stand.

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