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Director of Resources (S151)

Director of Resources (S151)

Job Title: Director of Resources (S151)
Client: Erewash Borough Council
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Erewash District
Salary: Up to £91,448 per annum
REF: 1292867
Contact Name: Helen Anderson
Job Published: 21 days ago
Job Expiry Date: 30 Aug 2022

Job Description

A big role in an ambitious council, packed with variety, influence and opportunity.
Erewash is a bustling borough in Derbyshire that is perfectly positioned between the vibrant cities of Derby and Nottingham. With a blend of busy urban and beautiful rural scenes, Erewash enjoys a strong and diversified economy, great transport links and an affordable cost of living. It’s no surprise, therefore, that our borough is a popular place to live, work and visit.
We now seek a new director to bring innovation and fresh thinking to our already high performing portfolio of services. As Section 151 Officer, you will hold a key role in the council, ensuring we continue to deliver effective financial management and long-term financial stability for the council.  Working closely with our Chief Executive, Elected Members and residents, you’ll lead a complex and varied range of services across finance, accountancy, revenues and benefits, ICT, HR, planning and regeneration, performance, elections, legal and more. This is a huge and varied role that requires a confident and passionate leader.
This is a great time to join Erewash Borough Council. If you think you’ve got what it takes to take us to greater heights, we would love to hear from you.
For a confidential discussion, please contact: Helen Anderson(07534 602845) or Anita Denton (07725 554802).
Closing date for applications: 9am on Tuesday 30th August 2022.

To Apply
Please submit an up-to-date copy of your CV, along with a supporting statement (four sides of A4 maximum) addressing the criteria set out in the role profile and using examples to demonstrate how you meet the essential requirements.

Documents should be uploaded via the Tile Hill website, please include and upload the below information in two documents only.
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Applications should include:

  • Full contact details;

  • Names, positions, organisations and contact details for two referees (we will ask your permission before contacting referees);

  • Notification of any dates when you are not available (or where you may have difficulty with the timetable outlined below);

  • Current salary package.

Candidate Briefing Pack


  • Longlisting meeting (no candidate involvement): From 30th August 2022

  • Virtual Preliminary Interviews with Tile Hill and the Chief Executive w/c Monday 5th September 2022

  • Shortlist meeting (no candidate involvement): w/c Monday 12th September 2022

  • Psychometric Assessments: Following the shortlist meeting

  • Final panel interviews with Members: Later in September 2022

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