Malmesbury, an historically important, vibrant and developing town with a population of 5,500, is seeking a new Town Clerk to join our Town Council.
The Town Clerk is the Proper Officer and designated Responsible Finance Officer of the Council. They also advise the Town Council on legal, operational, policy and strategic matters, assist in the formation of its overall strategy and policies, support effective decision making and are responsible for the effective management of our resources.
The Town Council is committed to providing our community with excellent services and to promoting the success of our town. Our growing range of services includes Town Hall operation and hire, play areas and community spaces, a Tourist and Community Information centre, a cemetery, some litter management and a range of events and town promotion activities. We are also a statutory consultee on local planning matters. Our eight employed staff work across management, administration, groundswork and maintenance functions and are complemented by a small team of tourist/ town information workers.
To be successful in this role you will combine strong relevant technical knowledge and experience with positive and effective leadership, management, influencing and communication skills. Ideally you will also have had direct facilities management and development responsibility and experience of building and sustaining revenue streams to supplement precept receipts. You will also have a strong interest in working collaboratively with other organisations across our community to help Malmesbury achieve its ambitions.
Closing date: Monday 8th February 2021.
Interviews will be held on Monday 22nd and 23rd February 2021.