Agenda and draft minutes

oneSource Joint Committee - Friday, 22nd July, 2022 9.00 am

Venue: Council Chamber - Town Hall. View directions

Contact: Christine Elsasser 01708 433675  Email: christine.elsasser@oneSource.co.uk

Items
No. Item

35.

ONESOURCE JOINT COMMITTEE REPORT pdf icon PDF 430 KB

Report attached.

Minutes:

The Joint Committee were provided with details regarding the recruitment and selection process to date for the new Deputy Director of Legal and Governance for oneSource Shared Services.

 

The post fell within the purview of the JNC for Chief Officers. The appointment of Chief Officers and Deputy Chief Officers were ordinarily made by a member appointments committee. However, for the purposes of oneSource Shared Service, the Executive Director and direct reports to that post were deemed to be Chief Officers.

 

The Deputy Director of Legal and Governance was a Deputy Chief Officer post that reported to the Director of Legal & Governance and Monitoring Officer and was one that held the statutory responsibility of Monitoring Officer for Havering Council. Director of Legal & Governance and Monitoring Officer, held the

statutory responsibility of Monitoring Officer for Newham.

 

The oneSource partnership agreement stated that appointments would be made by the appointing authority following consultation with the Joint Committee, were responsible for recommending the final candidate(s) to the relevant member appointments committee.

 

For the purposes of the Deputy Director of Legal and Governance post, candidates would be interviewed by the Joint Committee and its preferred candidate would be recommended to the employing Council to appoint following its own procedural rules.

 

36.

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 considered whether the public should 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,  it was decided to exclude the public on those grounds, the Sub-Committee resolved accordingly on the motion of the Chairman.

37.

FINAL PANEL REPORT - NOT AVAILABLE TO THE PRESS OR PUBLIC

Report attached.

Minutes:

After careful consideration of the relative strengths and experiences of the candidates, as indicated by the application, the presentation and by interview, the oneSource Joint Committee agreed unanimously to appoint a candidate to the post of Deputy Director, Legal and Governance  subject to the notification provisions of paragraph 1.4 of the Staff Employment Procedure Rules set out in part 4 of the Havering’s Constitution. And additionally subject to approval at Governance Board on 10 August 2022.