Chief Executive

Council House, Priory Road, Dudley, DY1 1HJ
£169,983 per annum
03 Apr 2019
17 Apr 2019
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An Amazing challenge for you.

A future for all.

In Dudley, we’re forging a future for all, where everyone is happy, healthy and safe. A future that’s built on an incredible heritage stretching back a thousand years. Despite a tough financial climate, we’re in a strong position, with remarkable drive to succeed. Now we need an exceptional Chief Executive to help us achieve our vision.

Dudley is home to rich history, diverse towns and world-leading transport innovation. You’ll also find close-knit communities, areas of stunning natural beauty and a sense of hard graft and enterprise. With the opportunities created by membership of WMCA including the Brierley Hill Metro, there’s so much to shout about – and plenty to build on.



As our Chief Executive, you’ll do just that, providing strategic leadership for a highly dedicated team. With your direction, we’ll transform and evolve, to be the Council our communities need and a force for positive change. You’ll foster fantastic partnerships that make outstanding services possible and champion our borough so it’s free to play a prominent role on the regional stage. This is a role for an experienced senior executive with a track record of achievement. You’ll have led a diverse, multi-functional portfolio of services within the public sector. You’re therefore aware of the challenges and issues facing local government, and able operate sensitively within a political landscape. You’ll have used your excellent people skills to lead major change programmes and inspire diverse teams. With a strategic mind-set and the needs of communities always in your sights, you’ll be an inspirational leader who can help Dudley thrive.

For an informal discussion about the role contact our retained consultants at Penna:

David Slatter on 07500 828 610 or Julie Towers on 07764 791 736.

To apply please visit

Closing date: 15th April 2019

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