Interim Monitoring Officer

District Council
The Role

Our client, a District Council in the Midlands, are seeking an Interim Monitoring Officer to lead the Legal and Democratic Services for a period of 12 months.


  • Lead and manage the delivery of the Council’s Legal and Democratic services as well as contribute to the strategic leadership of the Council
  • Lead on the development of strategies and policies while championing corporate priorities and initiatives
  • Provide elected members with appropriate advice and guidance in relation to the development and delivery of council services.
  • To act as the Councils Monitoring Officer and specialist governance adviser
  • Assist with Complaints, Data Protection and FOI matters as required

You will have

  • 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
  • A track record of leading, motivating and managing teams to achieve high performing and significant sustainable improvement and outstanding results
  • A clear understanding of the context of political challenges facing the public sector
  • Knowledge of the legislative framework relating to the provision of services in the public sector