Agenda and draft minutes

Chief Officer Employment Panel
Tuesday, 26th January, 2016 5.00 pm

Venue: West Wing Conference Room - Civic Centre

Contact: Sandra Coltman  023 8083 2718

Items
No. Item

6.

Apologies And Changes In Panel Membership (If Any)

To note any changes in membership of the Panel made in accordance with Council Procedure Rule 4.3.

Minutes:

It was noted that no apologies for absence had been received.

7.

Minutes of Previous Meeting (Including Matters Arising) pdf icon PDF 47 KB

To approve and sign as a correct record the Minutes of the meetings held on 3rd July 2015 and to deal with any matters arising, attached.

Minutes:

RESOLVED that the minutes of the Chief Officer Employment Panel meeting held on 3rd July, 2015 be approved and signed as a correct record.

8.

Exclusion of Press and Public

Chair to move that in accordance with the Council's Constitution, specifically the Access to Information Procedure Rules contained within the Constitution, the press and public be excluded from the meeting in respect of the following item. 

The report is not for publication by virtue of categories 1, 2 and 3 of paragraph 10.4 of the Access to Information Procedure Rules as contained in the Council’s constitution. 

The information contained therein is potentially exempt as it relates to individual personal details and information held under the Data Protection Act 1998. Having applied the public interest test it is not appropriate to disclose this information as the individuals' legal expectation of privacy outweighs the public interest in the exempt information.

Minutes:

RESOLVED: That in accordance with the Council's Constitution, specifically the Access to Information Procedure Rules contained within the Constitution, the press and public be excluded from the meeting in respect of minute 9 below based on Categories 1, 2 and 3 of paragraph 10.4 of the Access to Information Procedure Rules.

 

The information contained therein is exempt as it relates to individual personal details and information held under the Data Protection Act 1998. Having applied the public interest test it is not appropriate to disclose this information as the individuals' legal expectation of privacy outweighs the public interest in the exempt information.

9.

APPOINTMENT PROCESS FOR NEW CHIEF OFFICER ROLES

To consider the confidential report of the Chief Executive regarding the appointment process for new Chief Officer roles, attached.

Minutes:

The confidential report of the Chief Executive was submitted regarding the appointment process for new Chief Officer Roles.

 

RESOLVED

 

(i)  That Mark Heath and Suki Sitaram be appointed to the positions of Chief Operations Officer (Customer Experience) and Chief Strategy Officer and Mike Harris to the position of Service Director, Growth in an acting capacity pending a market recruitment exercise being conducted for these 3 roles from June 2016 concluding with the assessment and the formal recruitment process in September 2016, with those having expressedan interest in the roles being guaranteed full consideration.

 

(ii)  that those individuals that have expressed an interest as both internal and only applicants in the Service Director roles for Transactions & Universal Services, Finance & Commercialisation and Digital & Business Operations be assessed and interviewed by the Chief Officers Employment Panel at the earliest opportunity (March 2016) before deciding whether a wider market search is required;

 

(iii)  That the roles of Service Director, Intelligence, Insight and Communications go to wider market immediately, aiming for Chief Officers Employment Panel consideration in June; and

 

(iv)  That interim arrangements are put in place to cover the role of Service Director, Adults and Housing (DASS) with a review of the Chief Officers Employment Panel recruitment process to be followed in April 2016.