Waveney District Council

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Strategic Director

Employer Waveney District Council & Suffolk Coastal District Council | Suffolk Coastal District Council Reference 14/75
Published Mon 13/10/2014 10:43 AM Closing Date Sun 02/11/2014 23:59 PM
Organisation Suffolk Coastal District CouncilWaveney District Council & Suffolk Coastal District Councilweb sitelogo image Coverage
  • Suffolk, Eastern (inc. Herts and Essex)
Working Pattern Evenings, Flexible Hours, Full Time, Permanent position Hours A minimum of 37 hours over 5-days
Salary Circa £83k DBS Check No
Location Suffolk Coastal District Council, Melton Hill, Woodbridge, Suffolk IP12 1AU.

Suffolk Coastal and Waveney District Councils have a long standing shared service partnership that serves a joint population of over 250,000 with a single staff workforce that supports both Councils. Our two Councils stretch along the east coast of Suffolk, with all of the unique challenges, opportunities and benefits that such a superb area and environment brings.

Following the retirement of one of our Strategic Directors we are looking to appoint a replacement as soon as possible. As the new Strategic Director you will play a key role in all aspects of our work:

  • You will be at the core of our work on transforming services and collaborating with partners;
  • You will lead on major projects and on developing innovative service delivery;
  • You will provide leadership, be an inspiring and effective communicator, and have the range of skills needed to be effective in this key role.

There is no doubt this is a challenging role, but it is also incredibly rewarding and satisfying.

If you are the right person for this role you will know what it takes, and what it offers. The east coast of Suffolk is one of the most dynamic and challenging areas to work in and if you want to be a part of that, then we want to hear from you.

Interviews will take place over two days on 2nd December 2014 and 3rd December 2014

Equal Opportunities

Waveney District Council and Suffolk Coastal District Council are Equal Opportunity Employers, offering a range of family friendly policies and we welcome applications from all sections of the community. Both Councils are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people, vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) checks are required for relevant posts.

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Human Resources

Address: Town Hall, High Street,
Lowestoft, Suffolk, NR32 1HS

Tel: 01502 523205

Fax: 01502 523204

Email: humanresources@waveney.gov.uk