Working as part of the Corporate Leadership Support Team will provide a challenging and rewarding career. Nottinghamshire County Council has a high profile both nationally and regionally and works collaboratively with our partners to identify common challenges, commission research and share solutions. We play a leading role in the Association of County Chief Executives (ACCE), the Association of Directors of Environment, Economy, Planning and Transport (ADEPT), Midlands Engine (ME) and the County Councils Network (CCN). We have an ambitious council plan and we want Nottinghamshire to stand out as:
- A great place to bring up your family
- A great place to fulfil your ambition
- A great place to enjoy your later life
- A great place to start and grow your business
This is an exciting opportunity working directly with the Chief Executive, Deputy Chief Executive, Members and with the Council Leadership playing a key role in Strategy Development and helping to shape our next Council Plan. Activities will include designing and delivering major research, influencing policy development and coordinating responses to national and local consultations. Providing advice to senior leaders, stakeholders and decision makers, researching and monitoring local government strategies and policies. You could be working on strategies across a range of issues and sectors.
We are looking for a flexible, proactive, solution-orientated professional who has a good understanding of political structures, is ambitious, up to date with social, political and economic developments and has excellent written and spoken communication skills.
You will be able to work to a high standard both in preparing and writing strategies and in briefing and presenting to Members and Senior Officers.
You will be able to think creatively to come up with new ideas to provide solutions to complex problems and to work across different disciplines. You will be highly organised and have excellent interpersonal skills and have experience of working and building relations with a wide range of people.
For further information and an informal chat please contact Julie Forster on 0115 977 2302.
Disabled applicants who meet the essential shortlisting requirements will be guaranteed an interview. A job share scheme is available for all full time posts: both permanent and temporary, unless otherwise stated. We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and we expect all staff to share this commitment and undergo appropriate checks.
The County Council welcomes applications from all, irrespective of gender, marital status, disability, race, age or sexual orientation.