Agenda and draft minutes

Statutory Officer Advisory Panel - Friday 15 January 2021 9.30 am

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Items
No. Item

1.

Apologies for Absence

Minutes:

There were no apologies for absence.

2.

Declarations of Interests

To receive declarations of interest from Members including the terms(s) of the Grant of Dispensation (if any) by the Audit Board or the Strategic Director (Internal Services).

 

Minutes:

There were no declarations of interests.

3.

Urgent Items

Minutes:

There were no urgent items.

4.

Terms of Reference pdf icon PDF 121 KB

To note the terms of reference for the Statutory Officer Advisory Panel.

Minutes:

RESOLVED:

 

That the terms of reference of the Statutory Officer Advisory Panel be noted.

5.

Recruitment of Directors - Job Profiles, Organisational Structure and Job Advertisement pdf icon PDF 265 KB

To note the job profiles for the posts of Director of Growth & Community and Director of Housing & Public Protection, the organisational structure and job advertisement.

Additional documents:

Minutes:

The Panel considered the job profiles, organisational structure and job advertisement for recruitment to the posts of Director of Housing & Public Protection and Director of Growth & Community.

 

            RESOLVED:

 

That the job profiles, organisational structure and job advertisement be noted.  

6.

Exclusion of the Press and Public

Minutes:

RESOLVED:

 

That, under Section 100A(4) of the Local Government Act 1972 (as amended), the press and public be excluded from the meeting for the following items of business on the grounds that they involve the likely disclosure of exempt information.

7.

Briefing by HAYS Executive Recruitment Consultancy

Minutes:

The Panel received a briefing from the Council’s recruitment consultant, HAYS Executive, concerning the recruitment process and the outcome of preliminary interviews and testing.

 

            RESOLVED:

 

That the briefing from the Council’s recruitment consultant be noted.

8.

Recruitment of Director of Housing & Public Protection: Candidate interviews - Exempt Information Category SO46(1)(b) Annex1 Paragraph 1

To conduct interviews of short-listed candidates for the post of Director of Housing & Public Protection and to recommend  on appointment accordingly.

 

Applications from short-listed candidates ‘to follow’.

 

Minutes:

The Panel undertook interviews of the shortlisted candidates for the post of Director of Housing & Public Protection.

 

            RESOLVED:

 

That it be recommended to the General Assembly of the Council that Peter Dosad be appointed to the post of Director of Housing & Public Protection, subject to satisfactory references.

9.

Recruitment of Director of Growth & Community: Candidate Interviews - Exempt Information Category SO46(1)(b) Annex 1 Paragraph 1

To conduct interviews of short-listed candidates for the post of Director of Growth & Community and to recommend on appointment accordingly.

 

Applications from short-listed candidates ‘to follow’.

Minutes:

The Panel undertook interviews of the shortlisted candidates for the post of Director of Growth & Community.

 

            RESOLVED:

 

That it be recommended to the General Assembly of the Council that Caroline Hicks be appointed to the post of Director of Growth & Community, subject to satisfactory references.