Transparency – organisation information

Organisational structure

Central Bedfordshire Council’s organisational structure includes:

  • Chief Executive
  • Directors
  • Assistant Directors and Chief Officers
  • Heads of Service

Organisational structure

View our current organisational structure (PDF).

View an accessible version of our current organisational structure (PDF).

We're required to publish our organisational structure as part of our transparency publication.

Our Constitution - section 3E has more information about responsibilities and duties.

Central Bedfordshire Council organisational structure as of 30 September 2022 (PDF) - vacant positions not included.

Chief Executive: Marcel Coiffait (Permanent – 1 full-time equivalent (FTE)). No scale, Band 10

  • Director of Children's Services: Sarah-Jane Smedmor (Permanent – 1 full-time equivalent (FTE)). No scale, Band 7
  • Director of Social Care, Health and Housing: Julie Ogley (Permanent – 1 full-time equivalent (FTE)). No scale, Band 9
  • SFF Programme Director: Susan Archer (Fixed term – 1 full-time equivalent (FTE)). No scale, Band 5
  • Director of Place and Communities: Lorna Carver (Permanent -1 full-time equivalent (FTE)). No scale, Band 7
  • Director of Transformation: Eduardo Pereira Garcez (Permanent -1 full-time equivalent (FTE)). No scale, Band 8
  • Director of Resources: Charles Warboys (Permanent -1 full-time equivalent (FTE)). No scale, Band 7
  • Director of Public Health: Vicky Head (Shared)

Director of Children's Services: Sarah-Jane Smedmor (Perm – 1 FTE). No scale, Band 7

  • Assistant Director Safeguarding and Early Help (Permanent – 1 full-time equivalent (FTE)). Grade 20, Band 4
    • Head of Specialist Services
    • Head of Service Locality South
    • Head Professional Standards and Principal Social Worker
    • Head of Service 0-12 Family Services
    • Head of Service Locality North
    • Head of Outreach
  • Deputy Director of Children’s Service (Permanent – 1 full-time equivalent (FTE)). Grade 20, Band 4
    • Head of Commissioning and Performance
  • Assistant Director Education (Permanent – 1 full-time equivalent (FTE)). Grade 19, Band 3
    • Head of Education & Inclusion (South)
    • Head of Education & Inclusion (North)
    • Music Director
    • Head of School Organisation and Capital Planning
  • Assistant Director SEND (Permanent – 1 full-time equivalent (FTE)). Grade 20, Band 4
    • Chief SEND & Inclusion Officer
    • Principal Educational Psychologist

Director of Social Care, Health and Housing: Julie Ogley (Perm – 1 FTE). No scale, Band 9

  • Assistant Director Resources (Permanent – 1 full-time equivalent (FTE)). Grade 19, Band 3
    • Head of Customer Relations and Services
    • Head of Contracts
    • Head of Partnerships and Performance
    • Head of Strategic Commissioning
    • Head of Service ASC Assurance
  • AD Adult Social Care (Permanent – 1 full-time equivalent (FTE)). Grade 20, Band 4
    • Head of Community Assessment Services
    • Head of Quality Improvement and SOVA
    • Head of Care and Support
    • Head of MANOP
  • AD Housing Services (Permanent, 1 full-time equivalent (FTE)). Grade 20 (HRA), Band 4
    • Head of Housing Property
    • Head of Housing Solutions
    • Head of Housing Operations

SFF Programme Director: Susan Archer (Fixed term – 1 full-time equivalent (FTE)). No scale, Band 5

  • Head of Service - Schools for the Future

Director of Place and Communities: Lorna Carver (Perm -1 FTE). No scale, Band 7

  • Deputy Director Place and Communities (Permanent–1 full-time equivalent (FTE)). Grade 20, Band 4
    • Head of Business Improvement
    • Head of Leisure Services
  • Assistant Director Development and Infrastructure (Permanent – 1 full-time equivalent (FTE)). Grade 19, Band 3
    • Head of Strategic Growth
    • Head of Planning Delivery
    • Head of Client Development Services
    • Head of Investment, Employment and Skills
  • Assistant Director Environment and Sustainability (Permanent – 0.5 full-time equivalent (FTE)). Grade 17, Band 1
    • Head of Environment
    • Head of Sustainability
  • Assistant Director Assets (Permanent – 1 full-time equivalent (FTE)). Grade 19, Band 3
    • Head of Facilities Management
    • Head of Capital Construction
    • Head of Estate Management
    • Chief Officer Infrastructure Delivery (Permanent – 1 full-time equivalent (FTE)). Grade 18, Band 2
  • Assistant Director Public Protection and Transport (Permanent – 1 full-time equivalent (FTE)). Grade 19, Band 3
    • Head of Service Public Protection
    • Head of Business Improvement & Performance
    • Head of Community Safety, Parking & Programmes

Director of Transformation: Eduardo Pereira Garcez (Perm -1 FTE). No scale, Band 8

  • Assistant Director ICT Services (Permanent – 1 full-time equivalent (FTE)). Grade 19, Band 2
    • Head of Technology
    • Head of Operations
  • Head of Comms, Insight & Engagement
  • Head of Service Procurement
  • Head of Strategy and Delivery

Director of Resources: Charles Warboys (Perm -1 FTE). No scale, Band 7

  • Head of Governance
  • AD Human Resources (Permanent – 1 full-time equivalent (FTE)). Grade 19, Band 3
    • Head of Learning Central
    • Head of HR Services
    • Head of HR Resourcing and Relations
  • AD Revenues & Benefits (Permanent – 1 full-time equivalent (FTE)). Grade 19, Band 2
  • Head of Internal Audit and Risk
  • Wholly-Owned Companies Business Manager
  • Assistant Director Finance (Permanent – 1 full-time equivalent (FTE)). Grade 19, Band 3
    • Head of Financial Support
    • Head of Financial Operations
    • Head of Corporate Finance

Director of Public Health: Vicky Head (Shared)

  • Assistant Director of Public Health (Permanent – 0.8 FTE). Grade PHB8-D, Band 2
    • Head of Public Health Programmes

Salary ceiling

  • CBG20 (HRA) £104,112
  • CBG20 £102,029
  • CBG19 £95,239
  • CBG18 £85,396
  • CBG17 £77,070
  • PHB8-D £87,431

£5,000 transparency salary bands for top 3 levels of the organisation

  • £180,000 to £184,999
  • £160,000 to £164,999
  • £135,000 to £139,999
  • £130,000 to £134,999
  • £125,000 to £129,999
  • £110,000 to £114,999
  • £100,000 to £104,999
  • £95,000 to £99,999
  • £85,000 - £89,999
  • £75,000 to £79,999

Contact us

Telephone: 0300 300 8301