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Interim Strategic Director of Communities

  • Location: WEST MIDLANDS
  • Salary: NEGOTIABLE
  • Job type: Contract, Interim, Locum
  • Job reference: 930800
  • Sector: Local Government
This vacancy has now expired.

Job description Date posted: 07/12/2018

Interim Strategic Director of Communities 
9-12 MTHS

Our local authority client is seeking to recruit a new Interim Strategic Director of Communities to be accountable for any statutory respondiblities that fall within the scope of the services within the Communities Directorate. You will be responsible for the following services within the Communities Directorate covered by four Assistant Directors:

Environment Services (Transport and Economy):
Highway Maintenance, Transport Operations, Fleet Maintenance, Economy and Skills Delivery, Regeneration and Infrastructure Delivery, Planning and Development Control, Network Management, Food Alleviation, Traffic and Road Safety, Design Services, Waste Services, County Parks and Rural, Trading Standards, Community Safety, Gypsies and Travellers and CSW Resilience. 

Transport Strategy, Highways Strategy, Strategic Planning, Economy and Skills, Strategic Infrastructure, Waste Strategy, Environment Strategy, Emergency Planning, Heritage and Community Safety. 

Education Services:
Education Strategy, School Sufficiency and Admissions, SEND, School Attainment and Support, Alternative Provision, Virtual Schools, Adult Learning, County Music and Heritage. 

Fire and Rescue Services:
Fire and Rescue, Fire Investigation and Prevention, Arson Reduction and Emergency Response. 

As an active member of the Chief Executive's Strategic Leadership team, you will be accountable for developing and establishing the long term (5+ year) Council vision, strategy, policies and medium term financial plan (MTFP). You will also be responsible for developing and delivering the long term strategic outcomes and objectives and key measures. 

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