Lowestoft Town Council (based in Suffolk) are a newly formed town council.

Salary details:£55,169 - £58,726 pa

Full time post which involves evening and weekend attendance.

This position provides an exciting and challenging opportunity to help the new town council to successfully embed and develop its large portfolio of community assets and support the council to maximise its reputation and delivery for the community against a background of a £1.4 million precept.

An exceptional and driven individual, you will bring your proven flexibility, enthusiasm and talent for producing excellent outcomes from a broad and demanding workload. You will be someone who can think strategically and help Lowestoft to thrive through effectively supporting the community and councillors and building a skilled staff team and partnerships.

Your ambition for Lowestoft and the council will be underpinned by your track-record of ability to oversee and manage change as well as delivering new and innovative projects, involving significant assets, budgets, contracts and services. You will have a demonstrable ability to attract significant funds and achieve value for money.

You will be able to ensure that all legal, statutory, financial and other governing provisions relating to the council are observed, all council meetings are properly administered and decisions effectively implemented. You will take on statutory roles for the council including as Proper Officer and Data Protection Officer.

Suitably qualified (the CiLCA is an advantage), highly motivated, enthusiastic and community-focused, you will have evidenced leadership, management, administrative, communication, IT, financial and organisational skills.

We offer nationally-based terms and conditions of employment. You must be flexible in your approach and work patterns, prepared for an evolving role and able to meet deadlines. Terms might vary depending on experience and skill levels.

For more information, please visit: www.lowestofttowncouncil.gov.uk

If you would like to have an informal discussion about the role, please contact Neil Coleby via email: or call 07801 364088.

In order to apply, please download an application form and Equality and Diversity Monitoring Form from the related information section and return your completed application to: 

Closing date: 5pm, 20 September 2017.
Interview date: 5 October 2017.

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