- Directs or undertakes the preparation, publication and dissemination of reports and other information of interest to members and other interested parties.
- Stimulates public interest by providing publicity, giving lectures and interviews and organising appeals for a variety of causes.
- Studies and acts upon any legislation that may affect the local authority.
- Negotiates and monitors contracted out services provided to the local authority by the private sector.
- Evaluates government/local authority departmental activities, discusses problems with government/local authority officials and administrators and formulates departmental policy.
- Plans and controls the allocation of resources and the selection of senior staff.
- Prepares, or arranges for the preparation of, reports, budgets, forecasts or other information.
- Consults with subordinates to formulate, implement and review company/organisation policy, authorises funding for policy implementation programmes and institutes reporting, auditing and control systems.
- Analyses economic, social, legal and other data, and plans, formulates and directs at strategic level the operation of a company or organisation.
Typical Education Level
Honours, Bachelor's degree
Will retirement created job openings
In the UK, 38% in this profession are aged 55 or above.* They will likely retire in the next 10 years, creating a demand for new workers
*This is based on national data
Average annual earnings
The current average wage for is £67,787
The number of jobs in the career for the current year is 2,039. Job counts include both employed and self-employed persons, and do not distinguish between full- and part-time jobs.
Over the past year, jobs have been posted for roles.
How well does it pay?
Normal pay for this occupation is £67,787 per year. That is about £5,649 per month or £34.76 per hour. New workers generally start on £32,718, while highly experienced workers can earn as much as £155,272
Is it growing or declining?
This career has remained the same over the last 2 years, and is expected to remain the same over the next 4 years. Currently, 2,039 people are employed in the region.