Council: Chippenham Town Council

County: Wiltshire

Salary: SCP 55 – 57, £70,385 – £74,415 per annum, SCP 55 – 57 + Essential car user allowance £1,239

Closing date: 15/12/2023

Director of Resources

Applications must be returned by 15/12/2023

Salary: SCP 55 – 57, £70,385 – £74,415 per annum, SCP 55 – 57 + Essential car user allowance £1,239

Hours: Full Time 37 hours per week, Permanent

Chippenham Town Council is one of the largest councils in the parish sector but we operate in a similar manner to a small district council, with four standing committees and 24 councillors across eight wards. We have an annual budget of c£5M and employ over ninety staff.

We are ambitious forward-thinking council operating within a single unitary county setting. You will be the council’s Responsible Financial Officer, reporting directly to the Chief Executive, and an integral member of the Corporate Management team.

You’ll directly manage four heads of services, responsible for Finance, Corporate Support, Communications & Customer Services and Democratic Services, with strategic responsibility for outsourced support services. You will be a qualified and chartered accountant; CIPFA, CIMA or equivalent, with significant management and leadership experience. We would expect you to have substantial experience operating within the public sector and ideally within local government.

If you would like an informal conversation about this role,  please call Mark Smith, 01249 446699.

Welcome Letter

Job Description

Corporate Management Team and Staff Organisation Chart

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Closing Date: 15 December 2023

When applying for a job with us you have two options:

Option 1:
You can send us just section 1 of the Application Form alongside your CV with a covering letter explaining why you would be the ideal candidate for the role and how your skills, qualifications and experience meet the criteria.
Section 1 of the Application Form

Option 2:
Send us the completed Application Form
Application Form

You can email your application to [email protected] or call us on 01249 446699 if you require more information.

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