Appointment and Employment Committee – 18 November 2016
Chairman: Councillor Baroness Redfern
Venue: Civic Centre, Scunthorpe (Executive Conference Room – Third Floor)
Time: 9 am
1. Substitutions. (if any)
2. Declarations of Disclosable Pecuniary Interests and Personal or Personal and Prejudicial Interests (if any).
3. Any other items that the chairman decides are urgent by reason of special circumstances that must be specified.
The public are likely to be excluded from the meeting for consideration of the following items on the grounds that they involve the likely disclosure of exempt information as defined in paragraphs 1 and 2 of Part 1 of Schedule 12A of the Local Government Act 1972 (as amended).
4. To interview for the post of Executive Director : Commercial.
5. To consider making an appointment to the post of Executive Director : Commercial.
PRESENT: – Councillor Baroness Redfern in the chair.
Collinson, A Davison, Poole and Waltham.
The committeemet at the Civic Centre, Scunthorpe.
38 DECLARATIONS OF DISCLOSABLE PECUNIARY, PERSONAL OR PERSONAL AND PREJUDICIAL INTERESTS – Councillors A Davison, Baroness Redfern and Waltham declared knowledge of a candidate from his previous employment (minute 40 below refers).
39 EXCLUSION OF THE PUBLIC – Resolved – That the public be excluded from the meeting for consideration of the following item on the grounds that it involves the likely disclosure of exempt information as defined in Paragraphs 1 and 2 of part 1 of Schedule 12A of the Local Government Act 1972(as amended).
40 EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR: COMMECIAL – INTERVIEWS – Further to minute 37, the committee convened to receive presentations from and interview three candidates (two had earlier withdrawn) for the post of Executive Director: Commercial.
The candidates delivered separate 10 minute presentations on a specific subject, and then responded to several questions and a further series of interview questions asked by all members of the committee.
The Head of Paid Service and Executive Director: People and Transformation, and the Assistant Director: Human Resources, who were also present, were requested by the committee to submit their observations as part of its subsequent deliberations.
Resolved Unanimously – That the candidate Simon Green be appointed to the post of Executive Director: Commercial, to commence on a date to be determined by the Head of Paid Service and Executive Director: People and Transformation in consultation with the Leader.