Leading Greater Essex 2020 Application

Closes 28 Oct 2020

Leading Greater Essex 2020 Application


This form should be completed if you wish to apply to participate in the Leading Greater Essex programme. Your nominating sponsor i.e. CEO or alternative from your organisation should have agreed to you making the application.

Applicants and sponsors are requested to consider, discuss and agree the following requirements before submitting completed application forms:

Nomination criteria

  • Operating in a role that enables you to impact on system capability and/or delivery – embracing a broad range of roles such as commissioning, operations, finance, strategy, ICT, etc
  • High performing and seen as a leader with potential
  • Seen as an exemplar of desired leadership behaviours
  • Display personal commitment to this programme – to be evidenced by submission of compelling case for inclusion
  • Have the support and sponsorship of your Chief Officer to participate in the programme

Commitment and attendance

  • Participant fee of £2,000 will be paid on acceptance onto the programme and will be non-refundable (NB; VCS applicants can apply for one of five bursary funded places)
  • Applicants will be required to commit to attending the sessions described in the detailed brochure
  • Completion of this form confirms acceptance of commitment and attendance requirements; in seeking and accepting a place on the programme applicants are making an important commitment to be part of an active learning community. Full participation in the programme is compulsory, absence will be authorised in exceptional circumstances
  • Organisational sponsors will receive regular updates on the progress of LGE, including any attendance or commitment concerns

Submission and further information

  • Completed application forms should be submitted online by midday on 28th October 2020. Applicants will then be contacted directly to confirm the outcome of their application and receive further information. Submission of this form does not confirm a place, in the event that we receive more nominations than there are places we will review nominations in terms of organisational representation and spread and will set up a waiting list for future cohorts of the programme
  • Any questions on the requirements above and the application process should be sent to essex.partners@essex.gov.uk
  • Further information about the programme (including the 'System Challenges' document) can be found at https://www.essexfuture.org.uk/leadership/leading-greater-essex/


The application form comprises the following sections:

  • Applicant Questions (6 questions)
  • About You (12 questions)
  • Finance Information
  • Equal Opportunities Monitoring (7 questions)


NB: Where you wish to save the form and return to it later, please ensure that all required questions on the current page are answered.