Assistant Director, Governance – c£90,000
Creating a City of Opportunity
If you think you know Stoke-on-Trent then think again. The city is undergoing a transformation. Just 90 minutes from London, the UK’s 13th largest city has embarked on a journey with job creation, regeneration and building much needed homes at its core with ambition to grow the local economy by 50% by 2043 with the award of “The Ceramic Valley Enterprise Zone ” a key factor and first step in achieving this ambition.
Stronger Together, the City Council’s Vision, has been developed to demonstrate how working together can create a stronger city we can all be proud of.
This vision has led to a number of priorities and objectives to secure the best possible outcomes for our residents.
We now need to strengthen our senior team to balance effective governance with our social responsibilities. To do this we have to invest in people who show the ‘can do’ attitude that will bring about positive change in our city.
Assistant Director, Governance – You will be responsible for both Legal and Democratic Services but in a role that is far more than the traditional lawyer.
This role has the Monitoring Officer responsibilities plus the leadership of a growing Human Resources team. Your experience of working with members will be essential in addition to a track record of modernising and developing your services to ensure they are fit for a City of the future. In return we offer a rewarding challenge in a go-ahead and supportive council.
Stoke-on-Trent continues to transform itself, and the council’s vision means that there is a real opportunity for individuals seeking to significantly make a difference for our great city and to deliver the best possible services for our residents.
For further information or to arrange a confidential discussion please visit www.transformingstoke.com
Closing Date: Friday 27th April at 12:00 noon
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