Corporate Director – Growth and Regeneration

Location
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
Salary
c.£100,000
Posted
01 Jun 2017
Closes
01 Sep 2017
Job role
Director
Contract Type
Full time

Wycombe District Council is home to a vibrant and dynamic environment with an economy led by national and international brands, and new opportunities being developed by entrepreneurs across a variety of sectors.

We have a national reputation for regeneration and are planning further developments that will bring new jobs across an exciting programme that will deliver on a community, social and environmental level with sustainability high on the agenda. Confidence and investment are growing.

The next 10 years will bring further investment to develop housing, transport, connectivity, jobs and the reputation of the area.

We have a clear strategic direction and are responding to our financial challenges while making a difference to lives and ensuring people want to live and work in, and visit, Wycombe.

Our Corporate Plan 2015 – 2019 focuses on key areas for these roles; Place, People and Pounds to invest in the district, improve people’s quality of life and ensure best value services and effective financial management.

We are looking for a Corporate Director to lead and develop our growth and regeneration programme. As deputy to the Chief Executive you will have the added responsibility for directing a range of key services (including Planning, Environment, Housing, Economic Development and Community) that are central to supporting the success of the authority.

We are looking for someone who can provide the lead and deliver our ambitious growth and development agenda.

For this role we are looking for a strong corporate approach, and excellent leadership, together with sharing our ambition for the future.

You will be equally at home in strategic problem solving as in handling complex and sensitive issues. We have an exciting future ahead.

If you’d like to be on our team, we’d like to hear from you.

To see more about these opportunities, further information and how to apply, please visit: www.futurewycombe.com.

Closing Date: 1st September 2017.

For a confidential discussion, please contact Clare Connor on 0161 408 0703 or David Slatter on 07500 828610 (email david.slatter@penna.com) at our Recruitment Partners, Penna.