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Assistant Director – Corporate Services

Job Ref No: ADCS
Location: Taunton
Salary: £65,000 per annum
Contract: Fixed term contract for 12 months
Hours: 37 hours per week

Closing Date for Applications: Monday 13 July 2020 at 9.00am

Interviews: w/c 20 July 2020

This is a highly visible leadership position where your drive and determination will have a huge impact on the engagement of our employees, our customers and our stakeholders.

We are seeking someone with a proven track record of ensuring customers are at the forefront of strategic planning and operational delivery, who is able to evidence leading business change to achieve positive financial outcomes, and has worked at management level within a political environment.  Experience of successful change management and transformation within an organisation is essential.

This exciting role leads on making Somerset West and Taunton a transparent Council, delivering excellent Communications, Governance, Technology and Change functions that enable the delivery of the corporate strategy outputs.

For a detailed understanding of the role please refer to the Job Description and Person Specification.

For more information on the post, please contact HR on 0300 304 8000.

Benefits of working with the Council

The Authority offers flexible and agile working, with excellent technology to support this. The council offices provide a pleasant, comfortable and modern working environment and a fleet of pool cars for use on official business. The Council offer a generous annual leave entitlement as well as an option to purchase additional annual leave. Other benefits include the Local Government Pension Scheme, payment of professional subscription if required for the role, access to an Employee Assistance Programme, access to My Staff Shop which include salary sacrifice schemes, discounts and deals. Employees also are eligible for free use of the gym and swimming pool during off peak times and discounted gym and swimming membership at peak times. A relocation allowance may apply if eligible.

How to apply:

To apply for this role download and complete the Application form and Recruitment Monitoring forms, in line with the Job Description.

Completed Application Forms and Recruitment Monitoring Forms should be emailed to applications@somersetwestandtaunton.gov.uk quoting the job reference number.

Please note we do not accept CVs.