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Director of Finance

Thursday, 09 November 2017 12:11


Douglas Borough Council is a high performing, vibrant and forward-thinking local authority that is constantly seeking to improve, and is committed to maintaining its excellent reputation for delivering high standards of service delivery.


As the largest local authority in the Isle of Man, Douglas is facing some of its most ambitious challenges, so we are looking for a highly experienced hands-on, detailed and team-orientated financial professional with energy, focus and the ability to make decisions to take up this exciting and diverse role.


Do you have the ability to present complex information and subject matter in a format that is concise and understandable to various audiences? Do you have energy and enthusiasm for continuous improvement and customer service? Can you set a positive management tone, provide guidance and motivation, whilst maintaining positive relationships, promoting teamwork and personal development? Are you skilled, organised and confident?


If you are of high integrity and conduct, honest and direct with strong leadership qualities and political awareness and have the ability to design and implement financial, budgeting and control systems; then you maybe the outstanding candidate we are looking for. If you are then we are waiting to receive an application from you!


For an informal discussion please contact Kathy Rice, Chief Executive on (01624) 696319.


Application packs and details are available on the Council’s website:


Completed application forms must arrive no later than Friday, 24th November 2017.


The interview process will commence with a ‘meet and greet’ session on the evening of Monday, 8th January 2018, with interviews being held on Tuesday, 9th January 2018.


Canvassing of Members or Officers of the Council or any Committee of the Council, directly or indirectly, for any appointment under the Council shall disqualify the candidate for such appointment. This does not prevent an applicant from seeking further information on the post from Officers, the Chief Executive or the Human Resources Department (01624) 696455.


Application packs for the above vacancy can be obtained from the HR Department on 01624 696455, downloaded via the links on the right or collected from the Henry Bloom Noble Library.

Applications must be submitted no later than 17:00 on the closing date specified below.

Town Hall
Ridgeway Street
Isle of Man
IM99 1AD

Additional Info

  • Department: Finance
  • Designation: Director of Finance
  • Reports To: Chief Executive
  • Pay Grade: Chief Officer Grade SCP 64 – 68
  • Pay Amount: £74,721 - £83,018
  • Closing Date: Friday, 24 November 2017
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