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Council Structure and Services

Led by the Managing Director, the Management Team comprises the Strategic Director (External Services) and Strategic Director (Internal Services), who are responsible for implementing the strategy laid down by the Council and Cabinet and managing the day to day delivery of Council services. 

Graham Harris - Managing Director (Head of Paid Service & Deputy Section 151 Officer)

Has  overall corporate management and operational responsibility and as Head of Paid Service, has ultimately management responsibility for all staff.

Sarah Martin - Strategic Director (Internal Services) & Section 151 Officer 

Responsible for Audit, Building Management (Civic Centre), Cash Office, Civil Protection, Communications, Consultation, Corporate Health & Safety, Corporate Policy, Customer Services (Contact Centre), Drainage, Electoral Registration, Engagement, Equalities, Finance, Human Resources, Grants, ICT, Joint Working Arrangements with Sevenoaks District Council (Audit, Benefits, Business Rates, Council Tax, Environmental Health, Fraud & Revenues), Land Charges, Legal Services, Member Services, Partnerships, Performance Management & Improvement, Procurement Management, Project Delivery, Property Information, Sports Development, Street Naming & Valuation Services.

As Section 151 Officer, responsible for the financial affairs of the Council.

Sheri Green - Strategic Director & Monitoring Officer

Responsible for Building Control (including strategic emergency planning),  Carbon Champion, Cemeteries, Choice Based Lettings Community Safety, CCTV (Monitoring), Development Control, Development Plan, Economic Development, Emergency Response, Enforcement and Regulation, Environmental Health, Gambling, Grounds Maintenance, Health and Safety Regulation & Enforcement, Housing (Landlord Function), Housing Policy, Unauthorised Encampments,  Licensing, Markets, Parking Services (Management), Parks and Open Spaces (including Horticulture), Parks' Rangers, Planning Enforcement, Planning Policy, Public Heath Aspects (of Drainage,) Refuse Collection, Recycling, Safeguarding, Strategic Housing (Homelessness & Private Sector Renewal), Street Cleansing, Town Centre Liaison & Waste (Refuse Collection).

As the Monitoring Officer, responsible for ensuring the legality and fairness of the Council's decision-making and the promotion of ethics within the Council.

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