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Items
No. Item

16/21/ESOC

To Appoint a Chair for the Meeting

Minutes:

Councillor Herbert was appointed as Chair for the meeting.

16/22/ESOC

Apologies for Absence

Minutes:

Apologies were received from Councillor Avery.

16/23/ESOC

Declarations of Interest

Members are asked to declare at this stage any interests, which they may have in any of the following items on the agenda. If any member is unsure whether or not they should declare an interest on a particular matter, they are requested to seek advice from the Head of Legal Services before the meeting.

Minutes:

Members and officers present declared if any of the candidates were known to them and in what capacity.

16/24/ESOC

Minutes of the previous meeting. pdf icon PDF 195 KB

To confirm the minutes of the previous meeting held on 22 March 2016 as a correct record.

 

Minutes:

The minutes of the meeting held on 22 March 2016 were agreed.

 

16/25/ESOC

Public Speakers

Minutes:

None

16/26/ESOC

Exclusion of the Public

Items 7 & 8 relate to information, which are not for publication as they contain exempt information. If this information is likely to be discussed the Employment (Senior Officer) Committee is recommended to exclude members of the public from the meeting on the grounds that, if they were present, there would be disclosure to them of information defined as exempt from publication by virtue of paragraph 3 of Part 1 of Schedule 12A of the Local Government Act 1972.

Minutes:

The Committee resolved to exclude members of the public from the meeting on the grounds that, if they were present, there would be disclosure to them of information defined as exempt from publication by virtue of paragraph 3 of Part 1 of Schedule 12A of the Local Government Act 1972.

16/27/ESOC

Update on the recruitment arrangements for the Strategic Director role

The Chief Executive and Head of Human Resources will provide an update on the recruitment arrangements for the Strategic Director role.

Minutes:

The Chief Executive and Head of Human Resources provided an update on the recruitment arrangements for the Strategic Director role.

16/28/ESOC

To short list applications for the Strategic Director role

To consider the applications received for the Strategic Director role, determine a list of candidates to be invited for interview and to confirm the arrangements for the long list interview stage.

 

Minutes:

The Committee considered the applications received for the Strategic Director role and determined a list of 8 candidates to be invited for the long list interview stage on 15 June. Arrangements for the 15 June were confirmed including that the Chief Executive would circulate draft questions in advance via email.

 

16/29/ESOC

Agenda and Date for Next Meeting

The next meeting of the Committee will take place on Wednesday 15 June 2016, for the long list interviews.  This will be followed by the Assessment Centre and Interviews on Monday 20 and Tuesday 21 June 2016

Minutes:

It was noted that the next meeting of the Committee will take place on Wednesday 15 June 2016, for the long list interviews, the Head of Human Resources would confirm an indicative timetable for the day and this will be followed by the Assessment Centre and Interviews on Monday 20 and Tuesday 21 June 2016.