Established under the 2019-20 Annual Plan, the Strategic Services function is headed up by the Director Strategic Services, working closely with the CEO. Internally, Strategic Services focuses on financial and operational performance, culture and planning, while externally the focus is on pursuing funding, partnerships and other opportunities which will benefit the business, the region and our Member Councils.
Key activities of this part of the business include:
- Advocating and acting on behalf of Councils
- Assisting with the implementation of shared services and collaborative working arrangements
- Promoting local government careers and helping Councils with workforce development
- Increasing organisational performance