Joint Chief Executive
Head of the Council's paid service and principal policy advisor to the Council. Leading and directing the workforce (circa 220 full-time equivalent posts and a net budget of £11m) to achieve the council's aims, priorities and promises. Representing the council as appropriate at a national, regional and local level. Also is Chief Executive of Malvern Hills District Council.
Deputy Chief Executive and S151 officer
Responsible for the Councils overall resource management and giving strategic advice and support in the following areas; Information Technology, finance, human resources, democratic services including elections, policy and strategy, communications and property services including car parking services. Jayne is the Councils Section 151 officer to provide assurance on the financial activities of the Council.
Director of Planning & Infrastructure
Responsible for planning and infrastructure services, including: Planning Policy, the Local Development Framework and Parish Plans.
Development management - planning applications, appeals and planning enforcement.
Heritage - conservation and enhancement of the built and natural environments, landscaping tree preservation orders and biodiversity.
Corporate Database - Land and Property Gazetteer, Land Charges, Street Naming and Numbering, geographical information systems and Building Control. Holly is also responsible for land drainage enforcement, flood alleviation and engineering
Director of Economy & Environment
Responsible for many of the essential services, such as refuse, recycling, and public toilets. As well as other services which add significantly to the quality of life such as parks, economic development, tourism, rural and town regeneration, environment protection and emergency planning.
Director of Housing & Communities
Responsible for the council’s strategic housing service which includes: Affordable Housing Provision, Private Sector Housing, Homelessness and Housing Services. He is also responsible for Community Safety, Community Development and Partnership working, Health Improvement, Arts, Sport and Culture.
Director of Legal and Governance
As a solicitor to the Council, Meesha's responsibilities include; managing the Council’s Joint legal team and providing professional legal services to all Council teams. Meesha is Monitoring Officer which is the Statutory Officer with regards to member conduct and governance issues and the Councils Data Protection Officer.