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Service Director (Finance, Property & Procurement)

West Berkshire Council
£97,571 – £104,088
Closing date
30 Jun 2024

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We are seeking a talented and enthusiastic individual to join our team as the Service Director (Finance, Property & Procurement). Reporting directly to the Executive Director (Resources), you will play a crucial role in the strategic management and delivery of key corporate services across the council. Responsible for leading and inspiring a dedicated team, you will ensure the effective and efficient use of resources to support the delivery of high-quality services to our local community. To succeed in this role you will require extensive experience in a senior finance, property, or procurement role, strong leadership and people management skills and a strategic mindset, capable of driving innovation and delivering positive change. 

For an informal discussion about this role, please contact our search consultants at GatenbySanderson Ben Parsonage (07530 578921) or Rachel Salvia 07393013067.

Closing Date: 30th June

First stage technical Interviews taking place on 10th July Final interview date of 16th July (this will be a full day of panel interviews)

To apply please click the Apply Now link below.


West Berkshire makes up over half ofthe geographical area ofthe county of Berkshire ‐ covering an area of 272 squaremiles. It lies on the western fringe ofthe South East region, centrally located, at a crossroads where the South Eastmeetsthe South West and where the south coast comes up tomeetthe southern Midlands.

As such,the districtlies atthe convergence oftwo key road arteriesin the south – the M4 and the A34. Both provide directroad linksin all directions, with all the key urban centresin southern England (London, Reading, Southampton, Portsmouth, Bristol, Oxford, Swindon) within an hour’s drive.
The district has good rail links, with London lessthan an hour by train and further connections, via Reading,to allthemainline routesthroughoutthe country. The area also has very good linksto internationaltransport hubs:Heathrow and Southampton airport are 40 miles away, as are the ferry terminalsin Southampton and Portsmouth, providing links with the continent.

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