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Executive Director - Resources & Transformation

Walsall Council
Walsall, West Midlands
£138,102 - £144,908
Closing date
25 Feb 2024

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Walsall is on an ambitious and transformational journey of growth. £1.5billion has been secured to transform the borough, making the most of Walsall's industrial heritage and its location at the heart of the country.

Together with our partners we have developed We Are Walsall 2040 which is our long-term vision for the future of the Borough. It’s been shaped by the views of our residents and our businesses.

This is a pivotal moment for the Council and we are looking for inspirational leaders who can help us to drive Walsall forward and improve outcomes for our residents.

The successful candidates will become important members of our Executive Leadership team and will play lead roles in our place-based partnerships.

A recent Local Government Peer Review recognised that Walsall has undergone significant transformation and change in recent years. It highlighted many areas of good practice and recognised positive relationships between officers and elected members.

We have achieved a great deal and we are looking for candidates with the vision, drive and resilience needed to build on our successes.

Executive Director of Resources & Transformation

Salary: £138,102 - £144,908

You will be a confident and inspirational leader who will enable the delivery of the next phase of our ambitious transformation programme through digital innovation and customer focussed ways of working.

Working with our 151 Officer you will ensure that our finances continue to be well-managed and ensure that we have a long term sustainable financial model for the Council going forward.

You will be a talented leader who brings extensive experience of working at a senior level where building relationships is critical – both internal and external. 

For an informal telephone discussion with Emma Bennett, Chief Executive about the role please call 01922 652006 or email to book a convenient time.

For further information and to apply please visit our website

Closing date for applications: 25 February 2024

Legislation imposes restrictions on political activity for certain local government employees. This position is designated as a politically restricted (specified) post as set out in Part 1 the Local Government & Housing Act 1989 and the Local Government (Political Restrictions) Regulations 1990 (LGO(PR)R 1990) [SI 851] and S.30 of the Local Democracy Economic Development and Construction Act 2009.


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01922 650000
Civic Centre
Darwall Street
West Midlands

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