Council Structure and Services
Led by the Managing Director, the Management Team consists of a number of Directors: Executive Director, Strategic Director and Regeneration Director, who are responsible for implementing the strategy laid down by the Cabinet and managing the day to day delivery of Council services. The Head of Legal Services and Head of Finance and Resources attend Management Team Meetings.
Graham Harris - Managing Director (Section 151 Officer and Head of Paid Service)
Graham Harris is Managing Director and as Head of Paid Service - ultimately responsible for all staffing issues - and as Section 151 Officer - with responsibility for the financial affairs of the Council. In addition to these responsibilities, the Managing Director also has directorate responsibility for Policy & Communications, Finance, Audit, Human Resources and Legal Services, Revenues (Business Rates ; Council Tax) & Benefits, Sports & Leisure facilities, Museum, and the Orchard Theatre.
Chris Oliver - Executive Director (Monitoring Officer)
As Executive Director, Chris Oliver is responsible for Civil Protection, Cleansing, Electoral Services, Emergency Planning, ICT, Land Charges, Member Support Services, Performance Management and Improvement, Property Information, Refuse Collection, Recycling, Street Cleansing, Street Naming, Waste, Cemeteries, Grounds Maintenance, Parks & Open Spaces and Playgrounds.
Mr Oliver is also the Council's Monitoring Officer, a statutory role that is responsible for ensuring the legality and fairness of the Council's decision-making and the promotion of ethics within the Council.
Sheri Green - Strategic Director
Sheri Green's role as Strategic Director is responsible for Building Management (Civic Centre), Community Safety, CCTV (Monitoring), Choice Based Lettings, Community Safety Officers, Customer Services (Contact Centre), Enforcement and Regulation, Environmental Health, Gambling, Health and Safety, Housing (Landlord Function, Strategic Housing, Homelessness and Private Sector Renewal), Housing Policy, Illegal Encampments, Licensing, Parking Services, Parks Rangers, RSLs, Town Centre Wardens, Town Centre Liaison and Markets.
Rob Scott - Regeneration Director
David Fletcher - Project Director and Valuer
The Project Director, David Fletcher is responsible for land and property assets and major (re)development projects in Dartford.
Steve Brooks - Head of Finance and Resources (Deputy Section 151 Officer)
- Human Resources