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Assistant Director — Finance & Estates (Deputy S151)

Stevenage Borough Council; competitive salary

Making Stevenage Even Better

Stevenage is a thriving town full of opportunities for our communities, led by an innovative council. Our motto is "the heart of the town lies in its people" and with everything from world-class R&D companies to our four award-winning Green Flag parks all located here, our people are at the heart of what we do.

As an ambitious council located in an ambitious town, we have a reputation for punching above our weight and have set a new corporate mission to make Stevenage even better, with big ambitions to become a destination town of the future. In support of these aims, we seek an equally ambitious leader to provide strategic direction across the council's range of finance and estates services.

A qualified accountant with proven experience of leading effective public sector finances, you will ensure robust financial models and systems are in place, supporting the S151 cfficer to deliver our corporate growth aims. Alongside this, you will be the lead assistant director for the Council's estates services, supported by a head of estates services, to optimise opportunities within our extensive £3m commercial portfolio.

Working closely with political stakeholders and senior officers, you will translate strategy into deliverable plans through effective leadership and partnership working to optimise key opportunities across the borough. Join us and help put Stevenage on the map.

For an informal discussion about the role, please contact our retained consultant at Penna: Helen Anderson on 07936 329908. To apply, visit Future Stevenage.

Closing date: 9.00 on Monday 20 July 2020.