5th Sep 2019 - NewStart
With £20bn of planned investment in new jobs, homes and infrastructure, and 1,000 acres of land ready for business development, Thurrock boasts unrivalled development opportunities right on London’s doorstep. As an award winning authority, with the top planning team in the country, we are committed to the delivery of our ambitious agenda and corporate priorities of People, Place and Prosperity.
We are recruiting for a Lead Specialist – Legal and Monitoring Officer. As well as being our most senior Legal Officer, this role leads on the governance and standards within the Council. We are therefore seeking a qualified solicitor with significant technical expertise to assist with the most complex areas that we face and lead the delivery of our legal function. Our Monitoring Officer ensures the highest level of conduct for our Councillors and employees, so possessing the ability to challenge constructively and with gravitas is of paramount importance. Experience of working with elected Members is essential and experience of governance around Commercial approaches within the public sector would be an advantage. Ensuring that we deliver services and our wider ambitions in line with our constitution and within the law, the successful candidate will be supported by Legal Specialists and a Case Team.
Are you an outstanding senior legal professional with a track record of championing good governance and providing expert legal advice in a public sector environment? This is an exciting time to join Thurrock Council, recently shortlisted in The MJ Awards for both Council of the Year and Senior Leadership Team of the Year, as our Assistant Director of Legal Services and Monitoring Officer with an opportunity to make a real impact in helping to deliver our ambitious agenda.
Create a Legacy
Our Council is changing at pace to successfully tackle challenges and capture opportunities for all of our communities across West Sussex. We are committed to making West Sussex an area that is cleaner and greener, thriving and vibrant, whilst respecting the uniqueness of our wonderful county
To support our corporate ambitions to position our county as the best place to live, work and visit, we seek an innovative Director of Communities to transform how we engage with the people we serve. A highly experienced leader with a solid track record of improving customer outcomes, you will focus on developing strategic partnerships with our key stakeholders, including health, districts and boroughs and the business sector, leading on a number of district and borough-wide programmes to support our communities to become safer, stronger and more resilient. Ultimately, you will create a legacy for improved outcomes for our communities, where they are able to help themselves and one another.
West Yorkshire Combined Authority and the Leeds City Region Local Enterprise Partnership work with councils and businesses to ensure that everyone in our region benefits from a strong, successful economy and a modern, accessible transport network.
Overall, the Combined Authority covers a population of around 2.5 million people, 1.5 million jobs, over 120,000 businesses and represents the largest, and perhaps the most diverse, economy outside London.
Breckland and South Holland Councils are two sovereign Councils serving communities in Norfolk and Lincolnshire – two beautiful counties that offer impressive and contrasting landscapes in which to live and work.
Salary: £59,920 – £73,658 per annum
We are looking to welcome an ambitious senior leader responsible for the People, Change and commercial agendas of both of our Councils.
West Lancashire Borough Council is looking for a professional with ambition and inspirational leadership qualities, educated to degree level, with financial and commercial awareness and business acumen to take up the new post of Chief Operating Officer.
The successful post holder will have an extensive knowledge and understanding of the local government operating environment and be committed to the principles of public service and a high personal and professional standards and a commitment to probity in local government.
Help our communities thrive.
Camden is an ambitious, civic-minded borough; a beacon of participation, energy and community spirit. Our single-minded focus is on making sure Camden is a place where everyone can succeed, where nobody gets left behind and where everybody has a voice. The wellbeing of our residents underpins everything we do.
Part time (Salary will be pro rata for 2.5 days pw)
Now we are recruiting for a Section 151 Officer (Responsible Finance Officer). With exceptional standards of professional practice and governance the successful applicant will lead the Council’s Financial Strategy and Financial Governance, provide advice to key decision makers to ensure compliance with all financial, statutory and constitutional requirements. The post holder will require extensive financial leadership experience, with strategic vision and a UK chartered accountancy body qualification. Commercial acumen and experience of financial governance of Commercial developments within the public sector would be an advantage.