Job Description

£23.84 - £30.96/hour

Executive Support Services Manager

Executive Support Services ManagerA fantastic job opportunity has arisen for Executive Support Services Manager to join one of our largest Local Authority clients in a temporary assignment for six months initially (with every possibility of an extension should the successful candidate perform well).Based in North London, this is a full time role (36 hours per week, Monday to Friday).The purpose of the role:
To undertake Collaborative Leadership Team (CLT) meetings and forward planning, minutes taking, pulling together agendas, use Modern.Gov (system) and work with colleagues across the agenda to produce a forward plan for CLT. Due to the nature of the role you should have local authority experience and would have had operated at a senior level. High level of diary co-ordination is required.Main accountabilities:1. To provide leadership and management of the Executive Support Service across the Council.2. To be responsible for the provision of a high level, proactive executive support service across the Council.3. To manage a team of Executive Officers providing support to the Chief Executive, Corporate Directors, Divisional Directors and a selected group of 3rd tier managers ensuring seamless interaction and integration in relation to overarching Council priorities and objectives.4. To work closely with the directorate services facilitating the interface between the Council's political and administrative processes.5. To provide full executive support to the Corporate Leadership Team meetings, including managing the forward plan, agenda planning and ensuring accurate minutes are taken of the meetings, maintain action log and follow up.6. To ensure that the Executive Support service deal professionally, courteously and confidentially with enquiries from senior officers of the Council, elected Mayor, elected Members, members of the public and external organisations at all times.7. To be responsible for all decision making requirements relating to the Executive Support service provision of the office, both in the presence of and absence of the Head of Business Support.8. To work with the Corporate Leadership Team and DLTs to ensure the CLT forward planning is relevant, robust and future proofed.9. To develop and manage approaches, enabling the effective interaction and engagement with DLTs - how they operate and how business can be coordinated more effectively and thematically (with the right issues being discussed in the right forum and setting)10. To research, draft and deliver reports as requested by CLT.11. To maintain personal and professional development to meet the changing demands of the job and participate in appropriate training/development activities including the council’s performance, development and review scheme.12. To engage and develop all staff in the team to ensure they have clear personal development plans.13. Ensure that all duties and responsibilities are discharged in accordance with the council’s policies and procedures, Code of Conduct and relevant regulations and legislation. To comply with the council’s equal opportunities and diversity policies ensuring anti-discriminatory practice within the service area.If you have the required experience and skill set apply now for immediate consideration.Badenoch and Clark acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and an employment business for the supply of temporary workers. Badenoch and Clark UK is an Equal Opportunities Employer.By applying for this role your details will be submitted to Badenoch and Clark. Our Candidate Privacy Information Statement explains how we will use your information – please copy and paste the following link in to your browser: https://(url removed)/candidate-privacy