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Construction Leadership Council Industry Sponsor roles

The Construction Leadership Council (CLC) is launching an open recruitment competition to select four industry sponsors, as part of its desire to increase engagement with business leaders across the sector.
The four roles will each correspond to one of the CLC's stated priority workstreams:
  1. Building safety
  2. Net zero and biodiversity
  3. People and skills
  4. Next generation delivery

Role description

Each sponsor will be asked to undertake the following, working closely with the CLC co-chair, deputy co-chair, workstream groups and officials from the Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy (BEIS):
  1. Lead and oversee their respective workstream, working closely with various groups and sub-groups to develop and deliver the strategy to the agreed goals and timetable.
  2. Act as industry spokesperson and champion for the relevant workstream to the sector, media and key stakeholders, working closely with the priority and sector industry leads.
  3. Utilise their influence, personal and peer networks to support delivery of the priority and effect change.
  4. Offer constructive challenge to workstream leads, ensuring policy development addresses sector business requirements.

Application process

Prospective applicants are asked to submit their CV and a covering letter (maximum 500 words) setting out their relevant skills and experience together with which role they are applying for to by close Monday 7 November.
Your application will be assessed by CLC/BEIS officials.

Application timetable

  • 19 Oct: Applications open
  • 7 Nov: Closing date for applications
  • w/c 21, 28 Nov and 5 Dec: Interviews with shortlisted applicants
  • Early Dec: Successful candidates informed
  • w/c 12 Dec: Successful candidates publicly announced

Additional information

  • These roles are unpaid, with appointments for a fixed-term basis of three years.
  • The time commitment for each role will include:
    • Attending CLC monthly board meetings (one hour)
    • Policy engagement/communications (time to be agreed with the workstream lead)
    • Attending workstream meetings and and supporting the chair with agreed actions and activities (four hours per month)
  • If you have any further questions on the roles, please contact
Published: 28 October 2022