Agenda and minutes
Venue: Leader's Meeting Room, Ground West, Priory House, Monks Walk, Shefford
Contact: Leslie Manning 0300 300 5132
Appointment of Chairman
To appoint a Chairman for the meeting.
that Councillor J G Jamieson be appointed Chairman of the Sub-Committee for this meeting only.
To receive from Members any declarations of interest.
There were no declarations of interest.
Exclusion of Press and Public
To consider whether to pass a resolution under section 100A of the Local Government Act 1972 to exclude the Press and Public from the meeting for the following item of business on the grounds that the consideration of the item is likely to involve the disclosure of exempt information as defined in Paragraph 1 of Part I of Schedule 12A of the Act.
that in accordance with Section 100A of the Local Government Act 1972 the Press and Public be excluded from the meeting for the following item of business on the grounds that consideration of the item is likely to involve the disclosure of exempt information as defined in Paragraph 1 of Part 1 of Schedule 12A of the Act.
To consider a report setting out a draft job description and person specification for the post of Director of Regeneration and Business Services together with a timetable for the recruitment process.
The Sub-Committee considered documents setting out the draft job description and draft person specification, together with the proposed recruitment timetable, for the post of Director of Regeneration and Business Support.
Members noted that a recruitment partner had now been appointed.
The meeting first worked through the draft job description and draft person specification. Amendments were proposed to both.
The Sub-Committee turned to consider the recruitment timetable for the post. Members noted that it would be necessary for its membership to remain constant for the remainder of the recruitment process.
1 that the draft job description for the post of Director of Regeneration and Business Support, as submitted, be confirmed subject to the following amendments:
a a greater emphasis on the importance of internal cross Directorate working;
b a greater emphasis on the importance of town centre regeneration;
c the strengthening of main accountability no. 12 regarding the postholder’s leading role in regional work or working with other partner agencies;
d reference to the improvement and development of relationships with businesses and the generation of quality jobs.
2 that the Organisation Chart be realigned to reflect the current position;
3 that the person specification for the above post, as submitted, be confirmed subject to the following amendments to Part 4, Style and Behaviour:
a rephrasing the existing second bullet point and inserting a reference to broader stakeholder management;
b amending the existing, final bullet point to read ‘Improves equality of opportunity in services and employment’;
c adding a bullet point to read ‘Commitment to ensuring that Central Bedfordshire is a great place.’
the proposed timetable for the recruitment and selection process for the above post.