Head of Operational Strategy Performance and Compliance

England, Essex, Chelmsford
22 Jun 2022
06 Jul 2022
Job role
Head of Service
Contract Type
Full time

Head of Operational Strategy Performance and Compliance

Permanent, Full Time

Up to £77,892.00

Location: Chelmsford

Working Style: Anywhere worker

Closing Date: 5th July 2022

At Essex County Council, we look after a large, diverse, complex region of the country. But our approach to meeting the needs of our 1.4 million residents is simple. We recruit creative, collaborative, talented people, and free them up to make an impact to be proud of. Join us and you'll be trusted to take control, manage change and do career-defining work. Safe in the knowledge that we're right behind you with more opportunities, more development, and more support.

In this role you play a key part in transforming the way we interact with residents. To make this happen, you will develop and implement new policies, practices, procedures and activities whilst ensuring that all our employees have the skills and capabilities to be the best they can. Balancing strategic thinking with a hands-on approach, you'll ensure we meet some stretching performance targets and will place customer insights at the heart of everything we do. You'll also lead some far-reaching projects to introduce new technology and new ways of thinking - from scoping and building business cases to final delivery - so you can expect enormous impact on the way we work.

Your track record of improving operational efficiency should speak for itself, and you will have plenty to say about how we can take things to the next level. Needless to say, you will be passionate about continuous improvement and customer satisfaction, with a highly analytical mindset and highly developed leadership skills, and you will innately be able to identify issues and barriers to change and overcome them with imagination and flair. In return, we can offer you a career that can take you anywhere you want to go.

Place & Public Health: https://www.workingforessex.com/role/place-public-health/

Why Essex? Essex County Council has a location to be proud of. Our 1,300 square miles stretch from Constable Country to the Thames Estuary, from the dynamic M11 corridor to the traditional seaside resorts of Clacton and Walton. England's oldest town, Colchester, and two of its newest - Basildon and Harlow - are right here. Along with the City of Chelmsford, the county town, they form our major population centres. It means real choice and makes Essex the ideal place for your career. Read more about us here.

Essex County Council is proud to offer an excellent benefits package to all its employees. More information can be found here pay and reward

To view our Organisational Behaviours information please follow this link.

What you should do next

If you are interested in finding out more about this role, we would love to hear from you. Please apply via the Working for Essex website.