Executive Director, Resources (Section 151 Officer)

Slough Borough Council
Circa £150,000

We have reached a pivotal time of change and renewal in Slough and are moving with confidence into the next phase of our improvement journey. Strong foundations are in place and we’re ready to ramp up progress and move at pace. We have appointed a talented team of directors and there is a palpable sense of energy and excitement across the organisation as we welcome new colleagues with the track record and determination to deliver for our residents.


Our new Executive Director, Resources (Section 151 Officer) will play a critical role at the heart of our transformation programme. We’re seeking an outstanding leader to embed financial stability, oversee HR and digital services and build and develop a new finance leadership team for the future. We’re clear on the leadership qualities that will make the difference and are looking for confidence, resilience, and technical expertise to work alongside our commissioners, chief executive, members, residents and partners. If you want to make headlines for all the right reasons and leave a legacy for communities, this is likely to be the most challenging yet rewarding role in your career.


For further details, please click on the role profile and useful links below, or for more information please contact Penny Ransley on 07549 233685 or penny.ransley@starfishsearch.com or Jo Boardman on 07834 030501 or jo.boardman@starfishsearch.com.


Closing Date – 23rd August 2024

Longlist and shortlist process: 13th September 2024

Technical interviews: Completed by 20th September 2024

Stakeholder and Panel interviews: w/c 23rd September 2024

Useful Links
Corporate Plan VIEW
Refresh of the Finance Action Plan VIEW
Intervention Documents VIEW
Structure chart VIEW
Resources Structure Chart VIEW
How to apply

To make an application, please click on the apply now button below, with the following prepared:

  • Your CV (no more than three sides of A4).
  • A supporting statement (no more than three sides of A4) that sets out why you think this role is the right move for you and how you meet the knowledge and experience criteria.

If our client is a member of the Disability Confident Scheme and you would like to apply under the scheme, please state that clearly at the top of your supporting statement