How to Apply

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Director of Finance and Resources
Head of Finance

Thank you for expressing an interest in one of the above positions. If you have read the candidate briefing information and you would like to apply, please follow the guidelines below.

Application Process

Please submit an up-to-date Curriculum Vitae (CV) and covering letter, ensuring that you quote reference EMA302 for the post of Director of Finance and Resources and EMA303 for the post of Head of Finance.

It is important that your CV highlights supporting evidence of how your previous experience and skills relate to the criteria outlined in the job description and person specification. Within your CV, please supply the following:

  • Full name and postal address;
  • Work and home telephone number, mobile number and email address (NB most written communication with you will be electronic);
  • Employment history (explaining any gaps);
  • Education and dates your qualifications were obtained;
  • Current Memberships of relevant professional associations/Institutes and dates.

Your covering letter (maximum of 3 pages) should be used to convey why you are attracted to this role and how your experience will be able to develop new business opportunities. The covering letter is considered an important aspect of your application and will be used to assess your motivation for the role.

To comply with Local Space’s recruitment requirements, you will also need to complete the Information Sheet

The timetable for the selection process is included below. In your supporting letter, please advise us if you have any difficultly with the outlined dates and/or any other dates when you are unavailable for assessment. We try to offer flexibility but it can be difficult to convene the selection panel outside the advertised selection dates due to diary commitments.

We also request that you complete an Equalities Monitory Form

Please return your application by noon Monday 12 June 2017 (electronic submissions preferred) to our retained consultants at EMA Business and Management Consultancy Limited (EMA) to Your application will be treated with strictest confidence.

If you wish to send a hard-copy by post, the full address is as follows:

EMA Business and Management Consultancy Limited

13 Dormer Place

Leamington Spa


CV32 5AA

Assessment and Selection Process

All applications will be considered and assessed against the requirements of the Person Specification in order to select an initial long list of candidates. If you have been successful at this stage EMA will contact you via telephone/email immediately following the initial longlisting meeting with Local Space.


Process Date
Closing Date Noon Monday 12 June 2017
First Interviews
Director of Finance and Resources
Thursday 22 June 2017
First Interviews
Head of Finance
Friday 23 June 2017
Final Interviews
Director of Finance and Resources
Friday 7 July 2017
Final Interviews
Head of Finance
Thursday 29 June 2017

Contact Details

If you have any queries about the position or the selection process; or if you would like an informal and confidential discussion with our consultant, please do not hesitate to contact Simon Wright at EMA on 01926 887272.

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