The Chief Officers’ Employment Panel has the following powers and duties:
(a) to make recommendations to Council on the appointment of the Head of Paid Service;
(b) to appoint and dismiss Chief Officers excluding the dismissal of the Chief Financial Officer and Monitoring Officer;
(c) to make recommendations to Council on the dismissal of the Head of Paid Service, Chief Finance Officer or Monitoring Officer in cases of redundancy, permanent ill health or the expiry of a fixed term contract;
(d) to consider recommendations from the Statutory Chief Officers’ Disciplinary Panel and decide whether to impose a disciplinary sanction in accordance with such a recommendation;
(e) to consider whether to impose a disciplinary sanction on a chief officer other than where a recommendation from the Statutory Chief Officers’ Disciplinary Panel is required;
(f) to approve remuneration packages of £100,000 or over for any Council post; and
(g) to report back to Council for information purposes on all such approved remuneration packages;
(h) to approve any severance packages for Officers of £100,000 or over irrespective of the grade of Officer.
(i) to report back to Council for information purposes on all such approved severance packages.
Support officer: Alison Atherton, Senior Professional - Democratic Services. Tel: 07825 726493 E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org