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Group Leader - Barnsley

Job Title: Group Leader - Barnsley
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Barnsley
Salary: £30.04 - 30.04 per hour
REF: MM21023
Contact Name: Mason McCorkell
Contact Email:
Job Published: 17 days ago

Job Description

Group Leader – Barnsley

£30.04 per hour

Fixed term contract – Full Time

Key Accountabilities

  • Lead on the management of complex cross cutting service projects, co-ordinating resources and ensuring that they are effectively planned and managed to deliver a customer focused service and corporate outcomes.
  • To provide strategic leadership and budgetary control procedures ensuring all are incorporated into the development of service strategies, polices and plans
  • Provide strong leadership to develop a high performing team and a positive business culture to ensure the efficient and effective delivery of a comprehensive and innovative service.
  • Lead and foster effective internal and external relationships working with other business units, partners and stakeholders to ensure the provision and delivery of a joined up services and the delivery of the Council's key objectives.
  • Provide unbiased professional advice, guidance and support to internal and external stakeholders including the Senior Management Team and Council Members on all aspects of the strategic and operational delivery of the service.
  • Lead and be responsible for the accurate valuation of the asset portfolio for accounting and management purposes and the signature of all valuation reports and end of year valuation certificates.
  • Direct responsibility for developing and driving innovative and creative approaches to maximising capital and revenue income and minimising capital and revenue costs from the review, rationalisation, disposal and management of all the Council’s property holdings.
  • Prepare capital and revenue estimates for acquisition, disposal and leasing of all types of Council owned and purchased property.
  • Lead, manage and undertake all land and property negotiations on behalf of the Council.
  • Lead and promote the development of new schools based on strategic (pupil place) planning, promoting choice and diversity and developing a marketplace of school provision borough-wide.
  • Lead and direct the planning of improvements to learning environments
  • Lead and direct education asset management planning and statutory returns to government.
  • To comply with, promote, lead and manage all aspects of the Council Governance Framework as it relates to the responsibilities of the post.

Undertake/commission ad hoc valuations as required. To find out more information please contact Mason at

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