Assistant Director Communications and Customers
Derbyshire County Council
Salary: Grade 16 £58,958 - £64,328 per annum
Location: County Hall, Matlock
Hours: 37 hours per week
Closing Date: 31 March 2019
Become part of our success story
Derbyshire has a fantastic story to tell. We are not just one of the biggest county councils in the UK, we are also one of the most ambitious when it comes to improving life across our communities.
We are looking for an experienced and enterprising person to ensure that excellent communications and customer experience is at the heart of public service delivery.
It is a big job. We are a hugely ambitious and enterprising council which requires a pace of change. You will play a leading role in the strengthening relationships with our communities while making sure that our staff and partners are in the driving seat for the exciting journey ahead.
In this newly established role, you’ll be at the very heart of what is to come. You will be pivotal in shaping how customer services are delivered and accessed across Derbyshire, while also influencing how the council is perceived and supported by its community, stakeholders and partners. You will provide clear strategic advice to Cabinet and the Corporate Management Team while creating an impetus for change and improvement as the council continues to modernise and transform the way that we deliver services.
The successful candidate is most likely to have significant experience of leading a public sector communications team as well as determination, drive, enterprise and the desire to do the job at the highest possible standards.
There will be a two-stage interview process in Matlock on April 12 and April 17.
For an informal conversation call Simon Jones on 01629 538207.