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Executive post

Leader of the Council


Broad areas of responsibility


  • Overall strategy and co-ordination
  • The Community Strategy
  • Interface with external agencies
  • Chairing meetings of Executive


Responsibilities as an individual


  • To co-ordinate the work of the Executive and chair its meetings


·        To develop and promote links with private, voluntary and statutory service providers in the Borough and beyond in order to promote joint initiatives and solutions thereby targeting resources more efficiently

  • To lead the community planning process
  • To co-ordinate work to maximise external funding resources available to the Council
  • To make appropriate arrangements in respect of portfolio work in the absence of a Cabinet member
  • To instruct any portfolio holder to put a report on a matter within his or her portfolio to the full Executive
  • To compile and manage the Forward Plan
  • To lead from the Council’s perspective on matters relating to Elstree Film Studios, subject to ensuring that decisions impacting on the related management arrangements or any matter impacting on the Council’s financial position are referred to the Executive
  • Communications/Publicity/Consultation

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