Head of Finance & Strategic Partnerships

Biggleswade, Bedfordshire
£40,876 - £42,821
16 Feb 2021
16 Mar 2021
Contract Type
Full time

We are seeking to appoint a dynamic and experienced public sector senior leader to join our forward thinking Town Council in Biggleswade.

Biggleswade is a thriving market town within the Central Bedfordshire Council area and is administered by a pro-active Town Council. The Council serves a population of 20200 and a budget of £1.2m approx.

The Council operates a wide range of facilities including the Orchard Community Centre, allotments, markets, cemeteries, many of the towns parks and recreation grounds. The Council holds the Local Council Award Scheme at Foundation level. The pro-active council is currently facilitating the preparation of a Neighbourhood Plan and intends to continue working with its partners to create a new programme of events and services to benefit the community.

The successful candidate will be a politically aware professional who thrives in a challenging, diverse role where a commitment to continuous improvement and innovation is a must. A team player, they will assume operational responsibility for managing the Council’s Finance and Accounting function, commercial offer and strategy, strategic partnerships, and the Town Centre Regeneration and Place Shaping activity.

If you have the necessary experience to work with our newly appointed Town Clerk to drive forward our exciting programme for change, we would love to hear from you.

Closing date for applications is 5pm Monday 15th March 2021
Interviews w/c 22nd March 2021 (may be held virtually)

For an informal discussion please contact peter.tarrant@biggleswadetowncouncil.gov.uk. Application packs are available on our website www.biggleswadetowncouncil.gov.uk