Head of Community Services

Crawley, West Sussex
£67,103 - £73,546
13 Mar 2019
31 Mar 2019
Contract Type
Full time

Head of Community Services

Salary: £67,103 - £73,546 


The Role

Crawley is a place that just keeps getting better. A major economic hub and home to major organisations including Gatwick Airport, it continues to offer sustained growth, high quality employment opportunities and a great quality of life.

You will be either working at this strategic level or though your experience can demonstrate the ability to step up to become a Head of Service. We will be looking for someone who can demonstrate the ability to lead a wide range of teams; design, drive and deliver a diverse range of agendas and projects; and operate effectively at the most senior level of the Council including within political and partnership circles.

The successful candidate will work closely with the Deputy Chief Executive and the Corporate Management Team (CMT) and be responsible for:

• Effective management and delivery of Community Services, ensuring delivery   of key projects and driving continuous improvement

• Being an active member of CMT and the delivery of corporate agendas

• Working closely with and providing advice to Cabinet and responding    proactively to other Councillors

• Managing budgets and staff, ensuring compliance with statutory duties

• Liaising with the public, other Council divisions, other local authorities and   organisations as needed

• To provide the corporate lead for children and adult safeguarding on behalf of   the Chief Executive.

For an informal discussion please call Ian Duke, Deputy Chief Executive, on  01293 438005

Closing date: 31 March 2019

First Stage Interview date: 4 and 5 April 2019

Second Stage Interview (Member Panel): 15 April 2019

Please quote reference: CF1

For more information and to apply, please visit https://cbcmanagers.uk