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Our Corporate Leadership Team

The day-to-day management of the council and its services is carried out by our corporate leadership team (CLT). The corporate leadership team is headed up by the Chief Executive, they oversee the development and delivery of all council services and are the main decision-making body which works alongside councillors. Our corporate leadership team consists of the following officers:

Ian Miller

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Contact information

01562 732700
Ian.Miller@wyreforestdc.gov.uk

Key responsibilities: departments and teams

For more information see our organisational structure page.

Salary

£114,177.00 (April 2021). This includes duties as returning officer for district council elections.

Benefits

Reimbursement of business mileage at 40p per mile; discounted membership of Places for People, available to all council staff; variable payments for acting as returning officer in respect of elections other than district council elections.

Job description

View Chief Executive Officer job description

Caroline Newlands

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Contact information

01562 732715
Caroline.Newlands@wyreforestdc.gov.uk

Key responsibilities: departments and teams

For more information see our organisational structure page.

Benefits

Reimbursement of business mileage at 40p per mile; discounted membership of Places for People, available to all council staff; variable payments for acting as returning officer in respect of elections other than district council elections.

Salary

£65,608.00 (April 2021, FTE)

Job description

View Solicitor to the Council job description

Helen Ogram

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Contact information

01562 732907
Helen.Ogram@wyreforestdc.gov.uk

Key responsibilities: departments and teams

For more information see our organisational structure page.

Salary

£45,160.00 - £48,182.00

Benefits

Reimbursement of business mileage at 40p per mile; discounted membership of Places for People, available to all council staff; payment of professional membership subscription to CIPFA.

Job description (role profile)

View Head of Resources role profile

Lucy Wright

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Contact information

01562 732948
Lucy.Wright@wyreforestdc.gov.uk

Key responsibilities: departments and teams

For more information see our organisational structure page.

Salary

 

Benefits

Reimbursement of business mileage at 40p per mile; discounted membership of Places for People, available to all council staff; payment of professional membership subscription to RTPI.

Job description

View Head of Revenues Benefits and Customer Services role profile

Ostap Paparega

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Contact information

01562732192
Ostap.Paparega@nwedr.org.uk

Key responsibilities: departments and teams

For more information see our organisational structure page.

Benefits

Reimbursement of business mileage at 40p per mile; discounted membership of Places for People, available to all council staff; variable payments for acting as returning officer in respect of elections other than district council elections.

Salary

£64,585.00 (April 21)

Job description

View Head of North Worcestershire Economic Development and Regeneration job description

Kate Bailey

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Contact information

01562 732560
Kate.Bailey@wyreforestdc.gov.uk

Key responsibilities: departments and teams

For more information see our organisational structure page.

Benefits

Reimbursement of business mileage at 40p per mile; discounted membership of Places for People, available to all council staff; variable payments for acting as returning officer in respect of elections other than district council elections.

Salary

£55,148.00 (April 2021)

Job description

View Head of Strategic Growth job description

Steve Brant

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Contact information

01562 732922
Steve.Brant@wyreforestdc.gov.uk

Key responsibilities: departments and teams

For more information see our organisational structure page.

Benefits

Reimbursement of business mileage at 40p per mile; discounted membership of Places for People, available to all council staff; variable payments for acting as returning officer in respect of elections other than district council elections.

Salary

£60,000.00 (April 2021)

Job description

View Head of Community and Environment Services job description

Senior salaries

The Accounts and Audit Regulations 2015 (Statutory Instrument 2015/234) requires local authorities to publish the following information:

  • The number of employees whose salary in that year was at least £50,000 in brackets of £5,000
  • Details of salary and job title of certain senior employees whose salary is at least £50,000
  • Employees whose salaries are £150,000 or more must also be identified by name
  • In addition, the Local Government Transparency Code 2015 requires us to publish a list of responsibilities for example, the services and functions they are responsible for, budget held and number of staff, we are also required to include details of bonuses and ‘benefits in kind’ for all employees whose salary exceeds £50,000.

Our chief executive and heads of service (chief officers) are responsible for different areas of our work which can be identified below. To view our organisation structure chart, which details our top three levels of senior management, visit our organisational structure page. More information on our pay scales is available on our pay and grading structure page.

Statutory and non - statutory chief officers and deputy chief officers

last updated 17/12/2021

Statutory and non-statutory chief officer and deputy chief officer posts in place as of 1 April 2021 as defined in the Localism Act 2011:

  • Chief Executive (Head of Paid Service)
    • Corporate Director: Community Wellbeing and Environment - post removed 31/03/2020
    • Cultural Services and Marketing Manager - post removed 31/12/2019
    • Senior Communications and Engagement Officer - post created 31/12/2019
  • Head of Community and Environment Services - post previously titled 'Head of Operational Services' 01/04/2020
  • Corporate Director: Resources - post removed 31/12/2021
  • Head of Resources - post created 01/1/2022 and (Section 151 Officer)
    • Audit Manager
    • Financial Services Manager
    • ICT Manager
  • Head of Revenues, Benefits and Customer Services previously titled 'Revenues, Benefits and Customer Service Manager' 01/01/2022
  • Corporate Director: Economic Prosperity and Place - post removed 31/12/2021
  • Head of North Worcestershire Economic Development and Regeneration
    • Facilities and Asset Manager - post removed 31/12/2021
  • Head of Strategic Growth
    • Planning Manager - post previously titled 'Development Manger' 01/01/2022
  • Solicitor to the Council (Monitoring Officer)
    • Electoral Services Manager
    • HR and Organisational Development Manager
    • Principal Solicitor

The Localism Act 2011, chapter 8, section 43(2) states:

In this Chapter “chief officer”, in relation to a relevant authority, means each of the following:

  1. the head of its paid service designated under section 4(1) of the Local Government and Housing Act 1989;
  2. its monitoring officer designated under section 5(1) of that Act;
  3. a statutory chief officer mentioned in section 2(6) of that Act;
  4. a non-statutory chief officer mentioned in section 2(7) of that Act;
  5. a deputy chief officer mentioned in section 2(8) of that Act.
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