The Committee interviewed the candidates who had been short listed for interview for the post of Head of Finance.
The short listing process undertaken previously had involved an informal meeting with prospective candidates, following which the short list had been drawn up, based upon the job specification.
Members were supported by Penna Consultancy throughout the appointment process. Mr Anthony Hopkin, Penna Consultant, attended the meeting to support the Committee, together with the Chief Executive, Head of People and Communities and Human Resources Business Partner.
Councillors Broad, Dr. Hack and Schofield also attended the meeting, under Standing Order 4.19.1.
During the interview process candidates were asked a set of predetermined questions and invited to make a presentation.
Candidates were also given the opportunity to ask questions and to discuss the appointment package.
Following the interviews, the Committee debated the merits of individual candidates, based upon the written information before them and the outcomes of the formal interview process.
Upon a vote, it was then accordingly
RECOMMENDED that Jocelyn CONVEY be appointed Head of Finance and Section 151 officer.