Welcome from The Dorset Council Leadership Team

Thank you for expressing an interest in becoming part of the new leadership team at Dorset Council – a new unitary authority which will be formed from 1 April. These positions present an exciting and unique opportunity to set up and shape the new organisation and to develop a modern county authority. It is our ambition to create a unitary which is digitally innovative, organisationally entrepreneurial, and focused on outcomes and performance which delivers high quality services at low cost.

As a member of the leadership team, you will be a strong team player, a transformational leader and performance orientated.  As a strategic and critical thinker, you’ll play a key role in developing the Dorset Council values and culture. Your strong collaborative working and engagement skills will enable you to ensure the best delivery of services for the people of Dorset, and lead your functional area through transformation.

If you’d like to be part of this evolving journey, and you have the vision, drive and experience to achieve our ambitions and deliver on our commitments, then we look forward to hearing from you.

Please ensure your application is submitted before the deadline of midday on Monday 5 November 2018 and remember to highlight how your skills and experiences match our requirements. 

Technical interviews will take place on 12, 13 and 15 November in London.  The assessment centre for shortlisted candidates will take place in Dorset, week commencing 26 November 2018 with final interviews being held in Dorset, week commencing 3 December 2018.

Yours sincerely