The council said it had recruited an outside manager to take on the job after deciding it had no-one with the time or skills to fulfil the role.
The pay package is higher than any of the salaries paid to KCC’s most senior officers, with the exception of managing director Katherine Kerswell.
It has also emerged that more than £40,000 has been spent on consultants brought in to help staff "develop leadership competencies"
My comment: Which rather goes to prove that the current Kent County Council managers are a waste of time, space and money. So why not sack them all and recruit people who can do the job they are paid to do? That is, effectively manage.
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