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Managing Director

Few roles present the scope, variety and influence on offer here.

EELGA works with 50 local authorities across the East of England to promote collaboration, share experiences, and enable councils to be the best that they can be for their communities. As Managing Director you’ll be part of the conversations that matter: brokering, influencing and advocating on behalf of our members, and representing our common interests and aspirations. You can expect to be working closely with political and organisational leaders across the region with access to a dynamic range of initiatives and agendas, where your expertise and that of your team can add value.

Director of Inclusive Growth and Public Sector Reform

This is an incredibly exciting time for the West Midlands – the Commonwealth Games will be here in 2022, the arrival of HS2 will help make us a world class business location and a new £350m housing deal aims to deliver 215,000 new homes by 2031. It is also a time of challenges, including the need to tackle the climate change emergency whilst alleviating poverty.

Director of IT

Putting citizens at the heart of transformation.

Manchester City Council is one of the UK’s largest Local Government Authorities. We serve a growing, diverse and vibrant community of over 575,000 residents, with a wide range of valued public services which touch and enhance the lives and wellbeing of each and every Mancunian in ways that are both impactful and insightful. What we do matters.

Service Director – Investment & Growth

Your creative thinking will drive our place strategy, generating prosperous communities and securing investment for our county. This improves outcomes for individuals, communities and business. To get there, we require visible, kind and authentic leadership. Someone who supports diversity and seeks different perspectives. Someone with the experience and can-do attitude to challenge and intervene effectively to develop good growth in Nottinghamshire. It’s not just about what you’ll do for us. The deal is, we give you the breadth of opportunity to do incredible things for an incredible county, and we’ll support you to grow your ability, your reputation and your career. If that appeals to your inner legend, then visit to explore and apply.

Group Leader x 3 jobs

We are looking for highly motivated and skilled individuals to support the development and delivery of an ambitious Greenspace service.

The Council is fully committed to providing an effective response to issues such as climate change, delivering bio diversity gain, and ensuring that the people who live and work in the district have access to high quality amenity and recreational spaces.

Head of Shared Services

The historic city of Canterbury, the White Cliffs of Dover, the bustling Margate art scene – East Kent has it all in buckets (and spades)!

We’ve been working in partnership through our shared services for almost ten years and now we’re looking for a new Head of Shared Services to maintain and develop our key services. As Head of Shared Services, you’ll oversee our ICT and HR provision as well as managing our outsourced contract for Revenues, Benefits and Customer Service. Our partners all have different needs and priorities and it’ll be your job to balance these within an environment of shrinking local government funding where innovation is key to success.

Head of Technology and Architecture

Essex County Council (ECC) believes successful digital transformation is underpinned by world class technology provisions. ECC is continually reviewing and recasting its IT operating model, strategy and structure, to ensure a secure, scalable, stable IT infrastructure is in place. An exemplary IT infrastructure will support delivery of the wider corporate objectives of the Council and provide a platform for the development of innovative, responsive and cohesive products and services. Exemplary and visionary IT Architecture provision will be a key strategic enabler of this exciting programme of business change.
Significant work is underway to reform the IT estate of Essex County Council. The Council is currently delivering a significant cloud migration programme, alongside deployment of new tools and the rationalisation of a broad applications estate which increasingly is moving toward a Software-as-a-Service approach. ECC envisages a future where technology can transform both how the Council works and how they deliver services. Whilst this ambition is not in itself unique, unusually it is not driven solely by an over-riding imperative to reduce costs; the Council has an enviable track record of prudent financial management. Rather, ECC is driven by its passion to provide a truly liberating and empowering, connected, interactive customer experience. This will enable residents and businesses to access a diverse range of essential and non-essential public services, at a time, place and via a medium of their choosing. Employees will also be able to share their ideas openly, working collaboratively without barriers.

Transformation Director, Community Housing

About Us
Kingston is passionate about the people who make up our vibrant and diverse Royal Borough, and we are working with them to ensure they are healthy and active in a great place to live, work, study or visit. Our intention is to be a Council that embraces our rich heritage whilst planning for the future. We are working with people, communities and our partners to develop resilience and services that will support and empower the most vulnerable.

Assistant Director – Digital & Information and Communications Technology (ICT)

Your role:

Are you a successful and engaging leader of change who has a passion for making a difference and the ability to drive organisations forward through the next phase of their digital journey?

We have a fantastic opportunity to undertake the role of Assistant Director – Digital & Information and Communications Technology (ICT). This is an exciting time to join our team where you will be responsible for building strong partnerships across our localities and communities. The next phase of our digital journey must also reflect the ambitions across our organisations to drive forward at pace our agendas and determining the capacity needed to do this. This is about shaping our future models of ICT delivery and transforming with ambition.

External Funding Partnership Officer

Working within the London Borough of Bexley’s Community Partnerships Team, you will help us to raise our game in bidding for and securing significant levels of external funding that supports the Council and its voluntary and community partners to achieve their ambitions and strategic objectives. This includes;

Developing voluntary sector, public sector and private sector partnerships with the purpose of delivering better outcomes for Bexley residents.

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