Interim Director of Communities and Wellbeing

Local Government
Hybrid working
October start until May 23 - Inside IR35
The Role

Our client, a district council, is searching for an Interim Director of Communities and Wellbeing. This role is responsible for Community Partnerships, Health and Wellbeing, Customer Services, Communications, Regulatory Services, Environmental Services and reports to the Chief Executive Officer.

Role Responsibilities

  • To contribute to the strategic leadership of the Council, assist and deputise for the Deputy Chief Executive or the Chief Executive and to ensure effective and efficient management of the organisation to meet Council Objectives.
  • To provide the necessary leadership, guidance and direction to all employees and to oversee the management of budgets.
  • To play an effective part in the corporate management of the Council through membership of the Corporate Management Team.
  • Provide leadership and clear direction for services, with partners and in the community, ensuring that services are fully integrated into the Council’s plans and objectives
  • Develop and maintain the partnerships required to allow the Council to have an influence on the local, regional and national stage.

You will..

  • A track record of consistent and demonstrable achievement at a senior management level within one or more of the service areas within the remit of the post
  • Significant experience and a proven track record of the initiation and management of change through innovation and transformation of service delivery
  • Experience of managing strategic relationships with key stakeholders and partners at a senior level
  • Evidence of establishing an effective performance management culture to drive continuous improvement, including service planning, target setting, performance l and staff management