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APSE Senior Consultant (Interim Management)

APSE Senior Consultant (Interim Management)

Association for Public Service Excellence - Manchester (M32 0RS)

Starting salary £31,346 per annum

The post is graded (SCP 27 – 35) £31,346 to £38,890

Performance Related Pay up to £8,888 depending on performance


A rare opportunity has arisen for a Senior Consultant to join a growing, dynamic organisation at the forefront of local government services. Working for APSE, (Association for Public Service Excellence) based at the Manchester office, operating throughout the United Kingdom, the successful applicant will get involved with providing expert help to source interim managers for Local Authorities.

APSE Solutions is the consultancy arm of APSE which operates within the ethical framework of the wider organisation. It delivers a full range of management consultancy and interim management to local government. The Senior Consultant is a key member of a small, internal team managing the established consultancy and coordinating a large pool of associates.



  • Become part of a well-respected growing value driven consultancy service
  • To continue the fast growth of the Interim Management offering
  • Influence change and progression within local government
  • Work within an organisation committed to improving local government services
  • Receive an excellent performance related financial package


The candidate

  • Experienced in recruiting and placing interim managers within the public sector
  • Excellent knowledge of the legal and tax frameworks surrounding interim management
  • Able to manage a portfolio of projects
  • Able to present complex information in written and oral formats in a wide ranging audience
  • Committed to excellent, value for money, public services
  • Excellent management and leadership skills with the ability to coordinate a pool of independent local government expert associates.
  • Highly developed interpersonal skills for influencing change and engaging with clients
  • Excellent customer relationship management skills and able to maintain strong working relationships.


In addition to the excellent salary the successful candidate will receive:

  • Flexible working hours, Monday to Friday
  • A starting salary of £31,346 with opportunities to progress through the pay scale to a maximum salary of £38,890 plus potential PRP
  • 24 days holiday plus all statutory public holidays
  • The opportunity to apply to join the Local Government Pension Scheme


Closing Date: Sunday 3rd October 2021


Application pack

(Please do not submit CV's as they will not be accepted)

Application form

Job Description

Person Specification 

Please send all completed application forms to recruitment@apse.org.uk

If possible, please also complete our Equality and Diversity monitoring form

For an informal chat about the role please contact the Head of Solutions, Andy Mudd at amudd@apse.org.uk

Interviews are likely to be held on w/c 11th October 2021

APSE is an Equal Opportunities Employer.

Promoting excellence in public services

APSE (Association for Public Service Excellence) is a not for profit unincorporated association working with over 300 councils throughout the UK. Promoting excellence in public services, APSE is the foremost specialist in local authority frontline services, hosting a network for frontline service providers in areas such as waste and refuse collection, parks and environmental services, cemeteries and crematorium, environmental health, leisure, school meals, cleaning, housing and building maintenance.






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