Chief Officer - Resources (151 Officer)

Blaenau Gwent
up to £75,257
17 May 2018
04 Jun 2018
Contract Type
Full time

Blaenau Gwent has an exciting future. The area is modern, green and, thanks to significant investment, regenerated. We are part of the Cardiff Capital Region City Deal and work closely with partners throughout South East Wales across all our services. However, as Blaenau Gwent continues to  egenerate its economy, there is still more to do.

We are seeking a Chief Officer – Resources to join our new team. You will provide strategic leadership of the council’s financial services, undertake the Section 151 role and work with elected members to strengthen our financial resilience.

As a member of our Corporate Leadership Team, you will contribute to the corporate management of the council and act as Deputy Returning Officer for elections and referenda in the borough. You will provide motivational leadership, champion our ‘One Council’ approach and build effective relationships between elected council members and officers.

Essential for this role are a degree, or equivalent, a CCAB recognised accountancy qualification and proven success as a senior manager in a financial services role in a complex organisation.

If you are interested in this position, contact our Managing Director, Michelle Morris, for an informal conversation on 01495 355001.

For a full job description and application details, contact

Closing Date: 1pm, Monday 4th June, 2018
Advert available bilingually.
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