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Your Borough Of Poole

Julian Osgathorpe

Roles and duties

As Strategic Director - Corporate Services, Julian's role includes:

  • supporting the Portfolio Holders and other lead members
  • attending Overview and Scrutiny Committee meetings
  • chairing the Business Improvement Team meetings
  • leading on Business Improvement Theme across Poole and Bournemouth.
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The Strategic Director works with the Leader of the Council and Cabinet to support the priorities of the council:

  • promoting the health and wellbeing of our population, especially the most vulnerable
  • ensuring all children and young people have the chance to achieve their full potential
  • promoting Poole's economic growth and regeneration by attracting investment in business, housing and jobs
  • protecting and enhancing Poole's beautiful environment in a sustainable way so that is is a great place to live, work and play.

Service units in the business improvement theme:

  • Human Resources
  • ICT and Customer Support
  • Legal, Democratic and Strategy Services
  • Finance.


  • Business Improvement Committee.


Strategic Director salary scale: £89,401 - £100,284 p.a.

Contact Details

Julian Osgathorpe
Civic Centre
BH15 2RU

Supporting officers

Michelle Cozens - Borough of Poole

01202 633207

Susan Shaw - Bournemouth Borough Council

01202 451131