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Director of Corporate and Customer Services (Monitoring Officer)

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Job ID:

12625

Practice Area(s):

Governance, Management

Location:

Derbyshire, East Midlands 

Role:

Director, Qualified Lawyer
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Employment Type:

Permanent Full-Time

Posted:

28.01.2020

Employer type:

Local Authority
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Job Description:

£60,000 to £65,000 plus relocation support
 
One team. One Council. One Purpose.
 
Derbyshire Dales is a Council with ambition, flair and imagination with a real drive and focus on continuous improvement. Our “One Team, One Council, One Purpose” approach is about working together for a brighter future, a better Derbyshire Dales. To support this, we are now seeking a new Director to strengthen our corporate leadership team and influence strategy and decision making.
 
As Director, you will provide strategic and operational leadership across legal, democratic, electoral, communications, customer services and our transformation team. You will ensure our corporate decision making and governance underpins and supports the effective and compliant delivery of Council services across our district. Alongside this, you will have the corporate lead for our transformation programme ensuring best use of our resources and to improve the customer journey by putting our customers and communities at the heart of your thinking, you will drive through the modernisation of our customer engagement and processes across the Council.
 
You will be able to demonstrate a successful track record of operating strategically and operationally in a complex stakeholder setting. Key is your ability to successfully influence and negotiate in the best interests of the Council providing expert governance, assurance and ideally legal advice and the effective leadership and management of our corporate and customer services. You will have excellent communication skills, able to promote the highest standards of practice and conduct throughout the Council.
  
Derbyshire Dales has been voted to be in the top 10 places to live in the whole of the UK (2019) and is also a beautiful place to live, work and visit which benefits from some fantastic towns and countryside, all within easy reach of Sheffield, Manchester, Nottingham and Derby. We offer an excellent quality of life within a family friendly organisation, where 80% of staff are satisfied with the District Council as an employer and 87% understand how their role delivers high quality services.
 
Whether you are an existing Monitoring Officer or searching for the next step in your career, this role will give you the opportunity to make a real impact in one of the top ten place to live in the UK.
 
Closing date: 10am Monday 24 February 2020

Preliminary interviews held w/c 9 March 2020

Final panel held Wednesday 25 March 2020

For further information or to apply, please click on the Enquire/Apply button below.

For further details contact Gary Evans (0113 205 6080), Philip Emms (0113 205 6078) or Sarah Cripps (0113 416 6773) of GatenbySanderson.
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Derbyshire Dales District Council
Derbyshire, East Midlands, United Kingdom

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Derbyshire Dales District Council
Derbyshire, East Midlands, United Kingdom
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Director of Corporate and Customer Services (Monitoring Officer)

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Job ID:

12625

Practice Area(s):

Governance, Management

Location:

Derbyshire, East Midlands 

Role:

Director, Qualified Lawyer
col-narrow-right   

Employment Type:

Permanent Full-Time

Posted:

28.01.2020

Employer type:

Local Authority
col-wide   

Job Description:

£60,000 to £65,000 plus relocation support
 
One team. One Council. One Purpose.
 
Derbyshire Dales is a Council with ambition, flair and imagination with a real drive and focus on continuous improvement. Our “One Team, One Council, One Purpose” approach is about working together for a brighter future, a better Derbyshire Dales. To support this, we are now seeking a new Director to strengthen our corporate leadership team and influence strategy and decision making.
 
As Director, you will provide strategic and operational leadership across legal, democratic, electoral, communications, customer services and our transformation team. You will ensure our corporate decision making and governance underpins and supports the effective and compliant delivery of Council services across our district. Alongside this, you will have the corporate lead for our transformation programme ensuring best use of our resources and to improve the customer journey by putting our customers and communities at the heart of your thinking, you will drive through the modernisation of our customer engagement and processes across the Council.
 
You will be able to demonstrate a successful track record of operating strategically and operationally in a complex stakeholder setting. Key is your ability to successfully influence and negotiate in the best interests of the Council providing expert governance, assurance and ideally legal advice and the effective leadership and management of our corporate and customer services. You will have excellent communication skills, able to promote the highest standards of practice and conduct throughout the Council.
  
Derbyshire Dales has been voted to be in the top 10 places to live in the whole of the UK (2019) and is also a beautiful place to live, work and visit which benefits from some fantastic towns and countryside, all within easy reach of Sheffield, Manchester, Nottingham and Derby. We offer an excellent quality of life within a family friendly organisation, where 80% of staff are satisfied with the District Council as an employer and 87% understand how their role delivers high quality services.
 
Whether you are an existing Monitoring Officer or searching for the next step in your career, this role will give you the opportunity to make a real impact in one of the top ten place to live in the UK.
 
Closing date: 10am Monday 24 February 2020

Preliminary interviews held w/c 9 March 2020

Final panel held Wednesday 25 March 2020

For further information or to apply, please click on the Enquire/Apply button below.

For further details contact Gary Evans (0113 205 6080), Philip Emms (0113 205 6078) or Sarah Cripps (0113 416 6773) of GatenbySanderson.