Senior staff salaries and members' allowances

To show our commitment to being an open and transparent council, we have taken steps to publish details of senior management salaries. South Cambridgeshire District Council employs almost 500 staff who work to provide local services. Staff are led by a team that includes:

Job TitleService AreaGender FunctionsNo of staffPermanent/ TemporaryFull Time Equivalent Full Time Equivalent salaryFull Time Equivalent  Pay BandGradeBonus/ Benefits in kind OtherBudget 
Chief ExecutiveChief Executive FAll510P1122,969£110,357 - £126,121CEONilReturning Officer and Electoral Registration Officer 16,512,440
Executive Director - Corporate ServicesCorporate ServicesMHR, Benefits, Business Improvement Programme Management, Democratic Services, Finance140P1105,101£89,337 - £105,101Ex DirNilThe below budgets up until Health & Environmental services fall within the Corporate Services' budget4,757,040
Head of People and Organisational DevelopmentCorporate Services FHR9P160,660£52,961 - £60,6609Nil 278,940
Contact Centre23603,320
Democratic Services41,137,530
Projects and Transformation0-
Corporate Program ManagerCorporate ServicesMCorporate Programme & Project Management. Facilities Management8P151,422£45,265 - £52,9618Nil 1,283,300
Benefits ManagerCorporate ServicesFHousing Benefits, Council Tax Support and Customer Contact Service24P151,422£45,262 - £52,9618Nil 1,292,870
Joint Head of FinanceCorporate ServicesFFinance, Policy and Performance, risk management and insurance, procurement, internal audit.23P1*69452£52,961 - £60,6609Nil

 *Cambridge City Pay scale

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Director - Health and Environmental ServicesHealth & EnvironmentMSustainable Communities & Partnerships, Environmental Health, Licensing, Commissioning, Business Hub225P185,296£71,438 - £85,29611NilThe below budgets up until Housing all fall within the Healh and Environmental services' budget.6,527,580
Waste Operations ManagerHealth & EnvironmentMShared waste service domestic collection and SCDC street cleansing, incident response. 165 P52,961£45,265 - £52,9618Nil 0
Head of Waste ResourcesHealth & EnvironmentMShared Waste Service domestic refuse collection, shared commercial waste service, street cleansing in SCDC, policy, education, contract management.167P160,660£60,660 - £71,43810Nil Shared post with Cambridge City Council4,517,710
Head of sustainable Communities and WellbeingHealth & EnvironmentLocalism & parish council liaison, community development and engagement, health and wellbeing, public health, children, young people & families, crime and disorder / community safety, community transport, parish energy initiatives and grants to the voluntary and community sector10P1£54,502£52,961 - £60,6609Nil 647,220
Head of Environmental Health & LicensingHealth & EnvironmentMEnv Health and licensing regulation, Emergency Planning, Enforcement & Inspection policy, Licensing Act, Gambling Act and Taxi policies, Health & Safety Policy,Food safety, ASB, Envirocrime issues, Animal welfare. 18P152,961£45,265 - £52,9618Nil 816,530
Head of Environmental CommissioningHealth & EnvironmentMStrategic Commissioning and Intelligent Client Management of H&ES Services; Growth Areas Planning, Air Quality, Contaminated Land, Awarded Watercourse Service, Footway Lighting, and H&ES Resources Team.25P152,961£45,265 - £52,9618Nil 546,120
Director - Affordable HousingAffordable HousingMErmine Street, Housing stock, repairs, homelessness, new build, strategy130P185,296£71,438 - £85,29611NilThe below budgets up until Planning fall within the Housing budget.1,435,750
Head of Housing StrategyAffordable HousingFResponsible for all housing strategy including assessment of housing needs, housing enabling, resident involvement and policy and performance. 13P149,884£45,265 - £52,9618Nil 
Head of Housing Options and AdviceAffordable HousingFHousing Advice and homeless prevention. Homelessness. SCDC's housing register and Home-Link (Choice Based Lettings) scheme. Sub-regional Home-Link scheme co-ordination. Housing support including life lines and visiting support service30P152,961£45,265 - £52,9618Nil Job Share1,112,460
Head of Housing (New Build)Affordable HousingFRole now subsumed into the Greater Cambridgeshire Housing Development Agency (HAD). Responsible for all South Cambs council new build development via HRA and other funding streams5P149,884£45,265 - £52,9618Nil -
Head of Housing and Property servicesHousing ServicesFResponsible for all HRA, housing management and property services including gypsy and traveller sites within South Cambs75P171,438£6,660 - £71,43810Nil 322,650
Joint Director - Planning & Economic DevelopmentPlanningMPlanning applications, enforcement, policy, urban design, historic buildings, conservation, ecology, economic development, major developments77P1105,101£89,337 - £105,10111Nil

The below budgets all fall within the planning services' budget.

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Head of New CommunitiesPlanningFMajor developments, urban design, historic buildings, conservation, ecology, major developments18P160,660£52,961 - £60,6609Nil 692,510
Planning Policy ManagerPlanningFPlanning policy9P152,961£45,265 - £52,9618Nil 1,133,840
Head of Development ManagementPlanningFPlanning applications, enforcement, trees, S10639P160,660£52,961 - £60,6609Nil 1,538,160

Salary Information

Senior council officers' salaries are made available as part of our open data initiative, the following document includes salary details for the Chief Executive, Directors and Heads of Service.

Members' allowances scheme and expenses paid

Contact Details

03450 450 500