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Our leadership behaviours

Every single one of our workforce is key to our current and future success. The energy and passion will help us achieve our ambitions and secure a more prosperous future for the people of Essex.

As well as the professional capability and experience you will bring to the role, your approach to leadership will be critical to our success. We have established leadership behaviours which describe these qualities: 

Inspires: Displays a passion for making a difference. Creates and shares an ideal image of what we can become and motivates others to see exciting possibilities for the future.

Innovates: Thinks radically, take risks and is prepared to make mistakes when looking for new ways to improve services. Sees disappointments as learning opportunities. Seeks opportunities to challenge and change the status quo.

Enables: Builds energised terms and recognises contribution. Creates an atmosphere of trust, respect and dignity so others feel able to experiment with new or innovative ways of working. 

Collaborates: Creates and develops networks and involves others to first understand their point of view and then join together in a common purpose. Crosses internal and external organisation boundaries to improve and deliver shared solutions and services in ways that achieve mutual gain.

Delivers: Develops a quality service by valuing and modelling professional excellence and expertise to enable the delivery of commercially, financially viable services. Takes into account diverse customer needs and requirements.