Assistant Director Finance & HR

23 Mar 2021
22 Apr 2021
Contract Type
Full Time

Assistant Director Finance & HR

Salary £53,903

Permanent post, 37 hours per week

A relocation package up to £5,125 may also be available

Eden district is home to some of Cumbria’s most stunning landscapes and a recent Halifax Quality of Life survey rated Eden in the top five places to live in the UK. It could be the ideal backdrop for your career.

This newly created role, which is part of the council’s senior management team, will play a significant part in leading transformational change to ensure the people of Eden are receiving the best possible services. The post is the council’s deputy s151 officer and has overall responsibility for Financial Services, HR, Business Support and procurement. The post-holder will work strategically with the leadership team, elected members and partners whilst also demonstrating a supportive, hands on approach and a commitment to developing the teams and services they lead.

We expect you will be a CCAB qualified accountant and have a thorough understanding of the s151 role. You will be able to show that you continually seek and develop new ways of working to bring innovation and improvement to services, drive collaborative working and build a culture which empowers teams to succeed. You will also be highly motivated with a desire to achieve excellence, forward thinking with the ability to translate objectives into action and be able to shape and deliver change.

For further details please visit our web site on telephone (01768) 212210 or email

Please note all applications must be made on the Council’s standard application form and CV’s will not be considered. No agencies please.

The closing date for applications is 10am on Thursday 22 April 2021

Initial interviews will take place on Thursday 29 April 2021