Service Director - Assurance and Monitoring Officer

£650 - £750 p day
13 Jun 2017
23 Jun 2017
Service Director - Assurance and Monitoring Officer Contribute strategically at an organisational wide level through being a member of the Directorate Leadership Team and Company Leadership Team. Job Title: - Service Director Term : 3 Months Day Rate: £650 -£750 per day Location: South West England - Commutable from Plymouth and Exeter Start Date: ASAP This role is within the public sector and as such will be subject to new IR35 legislation Accountabilities: Ensure the delivery of Company's Monitoring Officer role and functions as such to be responsible and accountable for ensuring the legality of proposals and decisions and that overall governance arrangements are in place which encourage high levels of probity and ethical standards. To lead a proactive Internal Audit Service that adds value to the Company and provides sound assurance to the Chief Operating Officer & s.151 Officer, Chief Executive and External Audit on the internal control processes and systems of the company. Skills and Experience Relevant degree level qualification or equivalent and evidence of continuous professional development Successful and consistent achievement in the leadership of relevant functions at senior management level, within a local authority or other organisation of comparable scope and complexity Ability to articulate a clear vision and strategy for the service and how to improve and transform outcomes, and experience of translating policy and strategy into tangible outcomes for the benefit of customers/ residents A proven record of successful change management, delivering new working policies and practices alongside significant cultural and structural change Proven experience of financial management including budget formulation, financial planning, monitoring and control, within tight financial limits in a complex organisation Demonstrates an up to date knowledge and understanding of the law, government policy and best practice in relation to the functions provided within the service Significant experience of giving advice to and building relationships with elected members and/or Board Members at the highest level Successful track record of achieving equality of opportunity in both employment and service delivery Membership of relevant professional body with and evidence of commitment to continuous professional development Practical experience of democratic decision-making processes This role is within the public sector and as such will be subject to new IR35 legislation For more information on this opportunity, please contact Charlotte Dodd on or email with your most recent CV. Services advertised by Itecopeople are those of an employment business.