Agenda and minutes

Virtual Meeting (at present Membrs of the public are unable to attend), Appointments Committee - Tuesday, 21st December, 2021 9.00 am

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Venue: Virtual Meeting (at present Members of the public are unable to attend)

Contact: Mrs Mairwen Hughes 

Items
No. Item

1.

Declaration of Interest

To receive any declaration of interest by any Member or Officer in respect of any item of business.

Minutes:

None received.

2.

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To submit, for confirmation, the minutes of the meeting held on 2 December, 2021.

Minutes:

The minutes of the meeting held on 2 December, 2021 were confirmed as correct.

3.

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To consider adopting the following:-

 

“Under Section 100(A) of the Local Government Act 1972, to exclude the press and public from the meeting during the discussion on the following item as it may involve the likely disclosure of exempt information as defined in Paragraph 12A of the said Act and in the attached Public Interest Test.”

Minutes:

It was RESOLVED:-

 

“Under Section 100(A)(4) of the Local Government Act 1972, to exclude the press and public from the meeting during the discussion on the following item as it may involve the likely disclosure of exempt information as defined in Paragraph 12A of the said Act an in the attached Public Interest Test.”.

4.

Staff Appointments

Chief Executive

 

·      To consider the applicant for the above post.

 

Copies of the Job Description, Person Specification and application form are enclosed.

 

·      To submit a report by the Head of Profession (Human Resources) and Transformation.

Minutes:

Chief Executive

 

The Head of Profession (Human Resources) and Transformation reported that in accordance with the recommendation of the Appointments Committee held on 2 December, 2021 a shortlist was compiled and thereafter a five step recruitment process as agreed within the  Appointments Committee as follows:-

 

·           A psychometric tests and follow up interview;

·           An MTQ48 assessment in relation to mental toughness and resilience;

·           A scenario assessment to test breadth and depth knowledge in relation to the post;

·           A professional interview with the Chief Executive of the WLGA and a former Chief Executive from Ceredigion County Council facilitated by the Head of Profession (Human Resources) and Transformation;

·           Formal interview with the Appointments Committee.

 

Following the formal interview, the Appointments Committee RESOLVED to appoint Mr Dylan Williams to the post of Chief Executive.