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Head of Strategy

This vacancy has now closed and is listed for reference only.


Circa £75,000 pa

Town Hall, St Ives Road, Maidenhead , Berkshire


Full Time

37 hours per week.


25/04/2021 at 23:59



Vacancy Description

The council is set in a major tourism area with tourist attractions including Windsor Castle, Legoland and Ascot Racecourse and with the Royal Family on the doorstep, this is a good place to live and work. There are excellent transport connections to London and the West of England, with the new Elizabeth Line opening in Maidenhead.

As the Head of Strategy, you will work closely with the Managing Director and senior leadership team, senior elected members, elected members and our key partners to develop and deliver our new corporate plan. It’s about enabling us to make better decisions that will result in positive, impactful outcomes that will help our communities thrive.

As the Council’s senior policy adviser you will ensure that through robust performance and scrutiny we meet performance framework requirements, together with the use of research and business intelligence to inform our approach, so that we deliver on our ambitions.

You will ensure that our strategies and policies reflect the needs of our residents and communities and ensure our role in meeting their needs is understood and underpins everything we do.

You will champion effective engagement with our communities and shape local strategic partnerships, fostering positive relationships with local public sector partners and communities, embedding equalities into everything we do.

Another important part of the role is to promote strong media and PR activity internally and externally, and provide effective policy and communications support to the Council, including the Managing Director, Leader of the Council, Executive Members and senior leadership.

For an informal and confidential discussion about this position please contact: Emma Duncan, Deputy Director of Law and Strategy at emma.duncan@rbwm.gov.uk to arrange a call.

Closing date: 25 April 2021

Interviews: TBC 

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