Strategy, Programmes and Performance
The Strategy, Programmes and Performance service supports the development of long term strategic vision for the County.
The Service comprises:
Strategy, Partnerships and Resources
This service manages the development and promotion of the Regeneration Statement., which sets out our long term ambitions and objectives for County Durham.
The team also provide administrative support for the County Durham Economic Partnership and support the development of partnership working and priorities.
The team also review services and provide support for staff and managers with HR, IT, minor finance and internal communications.
Funding and Programmes
This service manages funding for the council which is external e.g. from the European Union. The team leads and co-ordinates the development of applications for funding and provides funding advice and support. The team also identify general funding opportunities.
It is responsible for the management of funding programmes for regeneration including European Funding such as European Regional Development Fund (ERDF) and the Rural Development Programme for England ( RDPE Network). The team is also responsible for monitoring spending of capital funding i.e. purchasing significant items such as land and vehicles.
Performance and Planning
This service is responsible for ensuring that the performance the County Durham Economic Partnership and its related partnerships is measured according to specific guidelines.
The team are also responsible for developing a Service Planning Framework which provides guidance to assist in planning activities. The team also supports the development of all key plans, to ensure that these are aligned.