Director of Corporate Services & Section 151 Officer (Interim)

North West
Day rate dependent on experience
30 Aug 2018
30 Sep 2018
Full Time

CIPFA-Penna are working with a unitary local authority in the North West to help them appoint an assured Director of Corporate Services and Section 151 Officer.

As a crucial member of the council’s Corporate leadership team, this role will cover the strategic management and driving the direction of the Finance, Procurement, IT & Comms, HR and Legal services. The successful candidate will also make significant contributions to the wider operational objectives of the council incorporating the medium-term financial strategy.

The successful candidate will be an adept and proven leader with demonstrable experience of having capably led another local authority’s corporate function towards achievement of financial and non-financial objectives, with equally significant experience of fulfilling section 151 duties. Furthermore, the role will require an individual who can demonstrate instances of influencing direction and strategy across multiple areas, build strong working relationships with staff at all levels (including elected members) and a track record of successful delivery in high-level strategic objectives.

To be considered for this role please get in touch with Jonathon Sheppard at CIPFA-Penna –