Deputy Chief Executive

6 days left

Council House, Dudley
£149,662 per annum
05 Oct 2020
26 Oct 2020
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The future is Dudley

Do you pride yourself on high performance, innovation and excellence as a leader? If yes, then we’re looking for you.

In Dudley we’re forging a future for all by taking bold steps that move the council forward as one.  Our creativity and ingenuity through partnership working leads to tangible excellent results for residents, businesses, partners and visitors.  We thrive at the cutting edge, undaunted in the face of challenge and rapid change.  That is why Dudley is among the top three most improved local authorities in the country.

We are looking for leaders who are ready for their next big career challenge and to perform at their best.  This is your time to stand out from the crowd and step forward into an exciting new future for Dudley.

The post holder will:

  • have a service and major project portfolio and lead and inspire a team of managers and employees
  • support the Chief Executive in setting the Council's strategic direction and
  • when appropriate, deputise to provide strategic leadership, act as an ambassador for the borough and the council, and ensure the overall successful and effective delivery of council services.

This position will also be part of the council's Strategic Executive Board with collective responsibility for a range of corporate priorities.

Closing Date: Monday 26th October 2020.

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NB: This post requires an Enhanced Disclosure from the Disclosure Barring Service (DBS) which will be renewable every three years




For further information contact:-

Jon Houllihan, Practice Director, Local Government, GatenbySanderson - 07736 821079

Phil Emms ,Local Government, GatenbySanderson - 07590 225 472

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