Description
Details of the salaries and responsibilities of senior officers who receive a basic salary of £50,000 and above.
Further details
Details of remuneration and job title of certain senior employees (Management Team and their direct reports)
Name Position Salary ceiling Other responsibilities
Stuart Bobby Chief Executive £127,224 Head of Paid Services Returning Officer Electoral Registration Officer
Melanie Norris Director, Communities £94,076  
Nick Brown Director, Environment and Deputy Chief Executive £94,076  
Sarah Parfitt Director, Corporate Services £94,076 S151 Officer
Daniel Killian Director, Housing £94,076  
Simon Hookway Assistant Director, Communities £73,595  
Stuart Alford Assistant Director, Environment £73,595  
Wendy Lane Assistant Director, Planning £73,595  
Lisa Nyon Assistant Director, Corporate Services £73,595 Deputy S151 Officer
Darren Everden Assistant Director, IT and Transformation £73,595  
Tom Reynolds Assistant Director, Strategic Regeneration £73,595  
Anita Tysoe Service Manager, Town Centre and Cultural Services £59,577  
Simon Walsh Service Manager, Communities £59,577 Deputy Electoral Registration Officer
Elizabeth Thornton Service Manager, Property and Regulatory £59,577  
Jody Bulman Service Manager, Housing Landlord Services £59,577  
Victoria May Service Manager, Housing Options £59,577  
Nicole Arthur Service Manager, Housing Operations £59,577  
Shazad Ghani Service Manager, Planning £59,577  

Salary ceilings shown are basic salary (i.e. excludes allowances and expenses)

Shared service arrangements

  • Legal Shared Service with Medway Council (Communities)
  • Payroll and HR Shared Service with Medway Council (Communities)
  • Licensing Shared Service with Medway Council (Communities)
  • The Monitoring Officer and Chief  Legal Officer of Medway Council  has been designated  as the Monitoring Officer of Gravesham Borough Council (Communities)
  • Audit and Counter Fraud Shared Service with Medway Council (Corporate Services)
  • Information Governance Shared Service with Medway Council (Corporate Services)
  • Service Manager, Revenues & Benefits shared with Medway Council (Shared Managers)
  • Revenues Manager, Revenues and Benefits shared with Medway Council (Shared Managers)

Remuneration above £50k

Number of employees whose remuneration in 2019-20 was £50,000 or above in brackets of £5,000 are shown in the below table.

Includes Senior officers (Chief Executive and four directors), allowances, and employer’s pension contributions.

Gravesham Borough Council, Number of employees whose remuneration in 2019-20 was £50,000 or above in brackets of £5,000
Remuneration band Number of employees
£50,001- £55,000 4
£55,001- £60,000 11
£60,001- £65,000 3
£65,001- £70,000 3
£70,001- £75,000 2
£75,001- £80,000 0
£80,001- £85,000 3
£85,001- £90,000 1
£90,001- £95,000 2
£95,001- £100,000 1
£100,001- £105,000 -
£105,001+ 5
TOTAL 35

Organisation structure

Chief Executive's Directorate

  • Chief Executive - Stuart Bobby
    • Chief Executive Support Officer
    • Corporate Performance Manager
    • Corporate Change Manager
    • Communications Manager
      • Senior Design Officer
      • Senior Media Officer

Communities Directorate

  • Director (Communities) - Melanie Norris
    • Assistant Director (Communities) - Simon Hookway
    • Service Manager (Communities) - Simon Walsh
    • Service Manager (Town Centre & Cultural Services) - Anita Tysoe
    • Service Manager (Property & Regulatory) - Elizabeth Thornton

Corporate Services Directorate

  • Director (Corporate Services) - Sarah Parfitt
    • PA to Director of Corporate Services (Job share)
    • PA to Director of Corporate Services (Job share)
    • Assistant Director (Corporate Services) - Lisa Nyon
      • Principal Accountant (HRA & Exchequer)
      • Principal Accountant (General Fund)
    • Assistant Director (Transformation & IT) - Darren Everden
      • Service Manager (Digital & IT) - David Herrington
      • Technical Services Manager
      • Business Applications Manager
      • Climate Action Delivery Manager
    • Head of Revenues & Benefits (Shared Management Arrangement) - Pat Knight
      • Assistant Revenues & Benefits Manager
      • Revenues Manager (Shared Management Arrangement
    • Head of Internal Audit & Counter Fraud (Shared Service) - James Larkin
    • Information Governance Manager and Data Protection Officer (Shared Service)

Environment Directorate

  • Director (Environment) and Deputy Chief Executive - Nick Brown
    • PA to Director (Environment)
    • Assistant Director (Planning) - Wendy Lane
      • Service Manager (Development Management)
        • Team Leader (Development Management)
        • Team Leader (Development Management)
        • Planning Enforcement Manager
      • Planning Manager (Policy) - Shazad Ghani
      • Principal Transport and NSIP Project Manager
    • Assistant Director (Strategic Regeneration)
    • Assistant Director (Operations) - Stuart Alford
      • Waste and Transport Manager
      • Cemeteries and Allotments Manager
      • Horticultural Services Manager

Housing Directorate

  • Director (Housing) - Daniel Killian CIHCM
    • PA to Director of Housing (Job share)
    • PA to Director of Housing (Job share)
    • Compliance and Projects Manager
    • Major and Planned Works Manager
    • New Homes Development and Strategy Manager
    • Service Manager (Housing Options) - Victoria May
      • Operations Manager (Needs & Improvements)
      • Housing Partnership Manager
      • Senior Environmental Health Officer (Private Housing)
    • Service Manager (Housing Landlords) - Jody Bulman
      • Neighbourhood Manager
      • Housing Income Manager
      • Sheltered Housing Manager
    • Service Delivery Manager (Housing Repairs) - Nicole Arthur
      • Housing Operations Team Leader
      • Technical Manager (Housing Repairs)
      • Estates Services Manager