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Vacancy - Deputy Chief Executive

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If you would like to arrange an informal pre-application call, please contact Jenny Poole, Deputy CEO on 01285 623313 for a confidential conversation.

As a proactive and visionary Council, we like to get things done. We’re keen to embrace the future and tackle challenges head on for the benefit of our businesses and communities.

As Deputy Chief Executive and Section 151 Officer, part of the Corporate Leadership Team, you’ll be working really closely with the Chief Executive and Director of Governance & Development as together we deliver our exciting and ambitious Corporate Plan. You’ll create strong relationships with our Members, partners, and stakeholders, providing expert financial advice and guidance to ensure exemplary and forward thinking service delivery.

You’ll be working as part of a great team, responsible for ensuring that the Council has effective financial arrangements. Reporting to the Chief Executive, this role includes responsibility to discharge the statutory duties as the Council’s Section 151 Officer. You’ll use your aptitude, experience and ‘can do’ attitude to ensure that the council fulfils its lawful obligations and functions and delivers the Corporate Plan priorities in accordance with the law and principles of good financial governance.

Quotes An exciting opportunity for an experienced individual to join our senior management team, to lead, influence and shape decisions that really do make a difference Quotes