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Executive Director of Resources

Role: Executive Director of resources

Location: On site - Some flex

Salary : £84,675 - 90,320

Length: Permanent

Sellick Partnership are currently looking to recruit an Executive Director of resources to join one of our public sector clients who are a vital part of the Midlands infrastructure.

Purpose of the Executive Director of resources:

To lead, with the other Executive Director, the overall implementation of the Council's vision, values and objectives and to provide a strong sense of direction, optimism and purpose throughout the organisation.

Main Responsibilities for the Executive Director of resources:

Inspiring, motivating and developing the Council's workforce so that they have a real sense of ownership of the Council's vision, values and objectives and are encouraged to perform to the highest level and make best use of their talents.

  • maintaining strong financial management underpinned by effective financial controls;

  • contributing to corporate management and leadership;

  • supporting and advising democratically elected representatives;

  • supporting and advising officers in their operational roles

  • leading and managing an effective and responsive financial service

  • To establish effective working relationships with the Leader of the Council

  • To lead, with the other Executive Director, the Council's Management Team and ensure the development and delivery of effective, efficient and responsive services

  • To lead on the management of budgets across the Council

  • To oversee a performance management framework for the Council and the design and implementation of improvement projects.

  • To develop and sustain effective and productive partnerships with other local authorities, central government, local businesses, public and voluntary sector organisations

  • To ensure the appropriate utilisation of key resources such as staff, budgets and physical assets in order to deliver priorities across services

  • To take every practicable opportunity to use information and communication technology (ICT) to improve service delivery and efficiency

  • To ensure procurement is delivered in accordance with contractual and financial regulations

  • To monitor the internal audit plan and act as the lead officer on the Central Midlands Audit Partnership who provide the Council's internal audit service

  • To manage the relationship with the Council's external audit partner

  • To manage and develop the Council's risk management processes

  • To manage the workload of the Governance & Audit Board

  • To attend daytime and evening meetings of the Council, Cabinet, Boards, Committees

  • To represent the Council at external meetings as required.

  • To lead on specific corporate projects which will change over time, including internal and external working groups

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