Shortlisting and Recruitment and Assessment Process for the Post of Chief Executive and Director of Resources
Decision Maker: Employment Committee
Decision status: Recommendations approved
Is Key decision?: No
(Exempt information as defined in Paragraphs 1, 2 and 3 of Part 1 of Schedule 12A to the Local Government Act 1972. It was considered that in all the circumstances of the case the public interest in maintaining the exemption outweighed the public interest in disclosing the information).
The Committee considered a report in relation to the Council's Shortlisting and Recruitment and Assessment Process for the Post of Chief Executive and Director of Resources. The report included:
· A brief for the position of Chief Executive and Director of Resources, and a recommended shortlist assessed against the brief; and
· A draft presentation topic and draft questions for the interviews for the position of Chief Executive and Director of Resources, as revised by the Head of Service for Human Resources and provided at the meeting.
Having carefully considered the information and recommended shortlist presented, and following discussion, the Committee:
(i) That the recommended shortlist, as set out in the shortlist pack, be invited for interview for the position of Chief Executive and Director of Resources on 9 October 2018.
(ii) That the recruitment and assessment process include interview questions and a presentation topic.
(iii) That the draft presentation topic be approved and, subject to further comments on the draft interview questions following the meeting, the final questions be agreed by correspondence prior to the interview date.
(iv) That, subject to the committee wishing to make an appointment, the Head of Service for Human Resources be authorised to discuss and agree terms and conditions with the successful candidate in consultation with the Chair of the Employment Committee.
(v) That the absence of all members of the Committee from the Labour Group be noted.
Report author: Kelly Gilman
Date of decision: 11/09/2018
Decided at meeting: 11/09/2018 - Employment Committee