Agenda and draft minutes

Appointment to the Post of Assistant Director of Customer, Communications and Culture, Appointments Sub Committee
Wednesday, 24th October, 2018 1.00 pm

Venue: Committee Room 3B - Town Hall. View directions

Contact: Debra Marlow - Principal Democratic Services Officer 

Items
No. Item

5.

APOLOGIES FOR ABSENCE AND ANNOUNCEMENT OF SUBSTITUTE MEMBERS

(If any) - receive

Minutes:

Councillor Robert Benham tendered his apologies.

6.

DISCLOSURE OF INTERESTS

Members are invited to disclose any interest in any of the items on the agenda at this point of the meeting.

 

Members may still disclose any interest in an item at any time prior to the consideration of the matter

Minutes:

There were no declarations of interest.

7.

MINUTES pdf icon PDF 164 KB

To approve as correct records, the Minutes of the meeting of the Sub-Committee held on 20 July, 2018 and to authorise the Chairman to sign them

Minutes:

The minutes of the Appointments Sub-Committee meeting held on 20 July, 2018 were accepted as a correct record and signed by the Chair.

 

8.

EXCLUSION OF THE PUBLIC

To consider whether the public should now be excluded from the remainder of the meeting on the grounds that it is likely that, in view of the nature of the business to be transacted or the nature of the proceedings, if members of the public were present during these items there would be disclosure to them of exempt information within the meaning of paragraph 1 of Schedule 12A to the Local Government Act 1972; and, if it is decided to exclude the public on these grounds, the Sub-Committee to resolve accordingly on the motion of the Chairman.

Minutes:

It was RESOLVED that the public be excluded from the remainder of the meeting on that grounds that it was likely that, in view of the nature of the business to be transacted or the nature of the proceedings, if members of the public were present during those items that there would be a disclosure to them of exempt information within the meaning of paragraph 1 of Schedule 12A to the Local Government Act 1972.

 

9.

APPOINTMENT TO THE POST OF ASSISTANT DIRECTOR OF CUSTOMER, COMMUNICATIONS AND CULTURE pdf icon PDF 163 KB

The Appointments Sub Committee will assess the candidates shortlisted for the Assistant Director of Customer, Communications & Culture post and determine the best candidate for the role.

 

Additional documents:

Minutes:

The Sub-Committee, noted that one candidate withdrew from the process. Having seen the presentation of the remaining candidate invited for interview The Sub-Committee questioned the candidate, and deliberated in relation to the appointment.

 

After careful consideration of the relative strengths and experience of the candidate as indicated by the application, the presentation and by interview, the Sub-Committee agreed by a majority of 4 to 1 to appoint Gareth Nicholson to the post of Assistant Director of Customer, Communications and Culture subject to the notification provisions of paragraph 14 of the Staff Employment Procedure Rules set out in part 4 of Havering’s Constitution.