At Derbyshire County Council, we’re truly ambitious about building on our success to date and continuing our journey to becoming a more modern and effective and Enterprising Council. We are focused on delivering best in class services that help create opportunities for our residents and communities’, as well as a great place to live and work. We’re also committed to improve and reform both our services and our culture to meet our communities’ changing needs.
We have created a new role of Managing Director, to lead and inspire our organisation, putting residents and communities at the heart of what we do. As the Council’s most senior officer, the Managing Director will be responsible for providing effective strategic leadership, corporate governance, performance management and direction across the Council, aligned to the Council’s strategic aims.
Collaboration and partnership remain at the heart of the Council’s senior officer operating model and the Managing Director will ensure that the core principles of collective leadership are maintained. Leading the Council’s Corporate Management Team, the Managing Director will also undertake the statutory role of Head of Paid Service.
The Managing Director will play a crucial part in supporting the Leader of the Council to represent the whole Council locally, regionally and nationally, improving focus on ensuring all resources, including those within the Council, are working together and prioritised on meeting the needs of residents.
For further information and to download a candidate briefing pack please click APPLY.
For an informal discussion about the role please contact Julie Towers at Penna on 07764 791736.
Closing Date: Midnight on 17th October 2021.