Director of Governance

Wolverhampton, West Midlands
Up to £116,774
23 May 2019
11 Jun 2019
Job role
Contract Type
Full time

We are seeking an experienced leader to join our award winning Senior Executive Board (SEB).

As a member of the Senior Management Team you will be expected to attend and contribute to the Strategic Executive Board. You will be accountable to the Managing Director and Elected Councillors in respect of the overall management of the organisation. As a Director you will provide leadership and vision which ensures achievement of positive outcomes for the City of Wolverhampton.

You will be responsible for specific services allocated by the Managing Director, currently these are:-

  • Legal
  • Democratic Services (including Scrutiny)
  • Equalities
  • Elections
  • Information Governance
  • Councillor Support
  • Mayoral Support

You will be required to direct resources in order to deliver against the council's Corporate Plan and your own agreed individual personal priorities. The post holder will also have a key role to play in nurturing relationships with important external stakeholders and partners.

This role will fulfil the council’s statutory responsibilities as Monitoring Officer and Solicitor to the council.

If you are interested in applying for this position and require further information in respect of this job please contact Mark Taylor, Deputy Managing Director on 01902 555300 or