Executive post

Deputy Council Leader



Deputy Leader of the Council Role Profile


Accountable to:


        Full Council

        The Leader of the Council

        The public


Role Purpose and Activities


        Undertake a full deputising role in the absence of the Leader;

        Undertake portfolio responsibilities as a Cabinet Member as determined by the Leader;

        Undertake specific tasks and responsibilities as requested by the Leader;

        Work actively with the Leader to co-ordinate the work of the Cabinet;

        Share and support in general the full workload range of the Leader;

        Chair the Cabinet in the absence of the Leader of the Council;

        Promote and co-ordinate liaison between the Leader, the Cabinet and non-executive Members; and

        Be responsible for personal development and undergo appropriate development and continuous improvement

         for any role undertaken.

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