Report of the Cabinet Member for Corporate Affairs and HR is attached.
Councillor Tahir Rafiq, Cabinet Member for Corporate Affairs and HR, presented the report regarding the proposed redundancy of the post of Strategic Lead (Human Resources) as part of the restructure of the wider HR Service.
Cabinet commended approval the costs associated with the proposed redundancy of the post of Strategic Lead (Human Resources) to Council for approval.
Reasons for the decision:
As well as delivery of the required savings, the proposed HR structure brings the services operating model in-line with the organisation’s agreed design principles in relation to management layers and spans of control. It also reduces the number of Chief Officer level roles within the structure from two to one.
Other options considered and rejected:
This individual’s redundancy is not a matter of choice, but rather is the outcome of the application of the Council’s agreed restructure process and compliant with the provisions of Employment Law.