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Recommendations of the Employment (Senior Officer) Committee - 30 June 2020 pdf icon PDF 72 KB


Council RESOLVED to exclude the public by virtue of paragraphs 1 and 2 of part 1 of schedule 12A of the Local Government Act 1972.



Cllr Herbert, Chair of the Employment (Senior Officer) Committee updated the Council on the Committee’s work on the recruitment of a Chief Executive.  The recruitment exercise had been rigorous and taken place over a longer period than anticipated because of practicalities surrounding ways of working since lockdown in late March under Covid-19.

A candidate had been selected for recommendation to the Council but they withdrew from the recruitment process before this meeitng.  This was obviously a disappointment to the Committee which had gone through a rigorous and thorough recruitment process.

A further meeting of the Committee was held on Wednesday and it was agreed the post will be re-advertised and there will now be a need to recruit an interim Chief Executive to cover the period between when the current Chief Executive leaves and a successor starts.  That work will begin as soon as possible.