Leadership Behaviours


  • Passionate and enthusiastic about making a difference. Motivates self and others to see exciting possibilities for the future of Essex.


  • Thinks radically, take risks and is prepared to make mistakes when looking for new ways to improve services. Sees disappointments as learning opportunities. Seeks opportunities to challenge and change the status quo.


  • Builds energised teams and recognises contribution. Creates an atmosphere of trust, respect and dignity so others feel able to experiment with new or innovative ways of working.


  • Contributes to teams and networks and involves others to deliver shared solutions and services for our customers. Works effectively with partners to join together in a common purpose.


  • Develops a quality service by valuing and modelling professional excellence and expertise to enable the delivery of commercially, financially viable services. Takes into account diverse customer needs and requirements.