Agenda and minutes

Selection Committee
Thursday, 30th May, 2019 9.30 am

Venue: Members' Meeting Room - Civic Centre, Oldham, OL1 1NL. View directions

Items
No. Item

1.

Election of Chair

The Panel is asked to elect a Chair for the duration of the meeting.

Minutes:

RESOLVED that Councillor Fielding be elected Chair for the duration of the meeting.

2.

Apologies For Absence

Minutes:

There were no apologies for absence received.

3.

Declarations of Interest

To Receive Declarations of Interest in any Contract or matter to be discussed at the meeting.

Minutes:

There were no declarations of interest received.

4.

Urgent Business

Urgent business, if any, introduced by the Chair

Minutes:

There were no items of urgent business received.

5.

Exclusion of the Press and Public

That, in accordance with Section 100A(4) of the Local Government Act 1972, the press and public be excluded from the meeting for the following items of business on the grounds that they contain exempt information under paragraph(s) 1 and 2 of Part 1 of Schedule 12A of the Act, and it would not, on balance, be in the public interest to disclose the reports.

Minutes:

RESOLVED that, in accordance with Section 100A(4) of the Local Government Act 1972, the press and public be excluded from the meeting for the following items of business on the grounds that they contain exempt information under paragraphs 1 and 2 of Part 1 of Schedule 12A of the Act, and it would not, on balance, be in the public interest to disclose the reports.

6.

Shortlisting for the post of Managing Director Children's Services (DCS)

Minutes:

The Selection Committee were presented with a schedule of applicants for the post of Managing Director, Children’s Services.

 

Each application was considered with reference to the requirements of the post for which they had applied.

 

Members were also asked to give consideration to an item of urgent business by the Chief Executive/Accountable Officer related to the salary for the post of Director of Workforce and Organisation Design A salary of £100,000 per annum was requested, of which the Director Band Scale would be paid by the Council with the remainder to be paid by the Oldham Clinical Commissioning Group, therefore, there would be no additional cost to the Council.

 

Members were informed of an upcoming review of the structure.

 

RESOLVED that:

 

1.            The post be advertised through a national recruitment campaign.

2.            The existing interim arrangements be continued, but in the event of any changes the Deputy Chief Executive, People and Place would oversee the role.

3.            The salary for the Director of Workforce and Organisation Design be set at £100,000 in line with the arrangement set out above.

4.            The salary for the Director of Finance be brought in line with that of the Director of Legal.