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Director of Corporate Governance and Monitoring Officer

Salary: £99,027 (this includes our already implemented 2024/25 pay award)

Shape Tomorrow: Lead with purpose


East Hampshire District Council invites you to seize a unique opportunity to transform local governance and make a tangible difference for our communities.

As our Director of Corporate Governance and Monitoring Officer, you’ll be at the helm of communication, leadership, and service excellence. Inspire and empower your team to deliver transformative change, driving modern governance practices that set new standards of excellence.

Why East Hampshire District Council?

Join a council that lives and breathes integrity, transparency, and community collaboration. At East Hampshire, we embody our values every day, fostering an environment where innovation thrives and impact is celebrated. Step into a role where your ideas matter, your voice is heard, and your leadership shapes the future.

What we’re looking for:

  • Master Communicator: Articulate, persuasive, and adept at engaging diverse stakeholders—from elected members to community champions—with authenticity, credibility and impact.
  • Bold Leadership: Lead fearlessly, guiding your team towards ambitious goals and fostering a culture of innovation and continuous improvement.
  • Visionary Mindset: Embrace the challenge of redefining local governance, pushing boundaries, and paving the way for progressive change, whilst keeping the council safe and protected.
  • Strong Political Acumen: Navigate the complexities of governance with finesse, providing counsel to elected members and senior officers and advocating for openess and transparency.

What awaits you:

  • A Supportive Ecosystem: Collaborate within a supportive and inclusive environment where your creativity is valued and your achievements are celebrated.
  • Endless Growth Opportunities: Immerse yourself in a culture of continuous learning and professional development, propelling your career forward, and supporting the growth of others.
  • Balance and Well-being: Embrace flexible work arrangements designed to prioritise your well-being allowing you to bring your whole self to work.

Join us on the journey…

If you’re ready to lead with purpose, drive change, and leave a lasting legacy, East Hampshire District Council is where you belong. Unleash your passion, ignite your potential, and shape a brighter tomorrow for our community.

Apply today to take the reins as our next Director of Corporate Governance and Monitoring Officer and embark on a rewarding adventure of innovation and impact.

For further information and to download a candidate briefing pack, please click here.

Contact our recruitment partners at Penna for a confidential conversation about this fantastic opportunity:

Priyesh Bhadressa – 07548 108176 or email:

Rachael Morris – 07840 711217 or email:

We look forward to hearing from you.

Closing Date: Midnight, Monday 27th May 2024

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