Corporate Director Business & Environmental Services

North Yorkshire
circa £137k plus relation support      
25 Sep 2019
27 Oct 2019
Job role
Contract Type
Full time

We are looking to appoint to the pivotal position of Corporate Director who will lead our Business and Environmental Services and as part of Corporate Management Board the support the wider strategic leadership of the council. You will provide commercial leadership as a Board Member on some of our Brierley Group of businesses.

This is a career defining role; an exciting opportunity to make an impact at a time when we have sound, resilient leadership, enviable track record in the delivery of vital public services and great ambition for our future. Providing you with the platform to build your career and professional legacy in North Yorkshire; a truly stunning place. You will work at scale, further enhancing the reputation of NYCC regionally, nationally and internationally.

You will work with the best - our teams are at the top of their game and yet far from complacent; we are hungry to achieve more. We want your talent to help us achieve our ambition, so we can deliver high profile results at pace and scale, and so that you can positively challenge and influence our thinking.

We are focussed on further developing our services, through technology, innovation and further development of commercial approaches.

Business and environmental services (BES) is one of the County Council’s three front line service directorates.  The key focus of business and environmental services is to support the council’s plan to deliver economic growth the vision of which is for “A place with a strong economy and a commitment to sustainable growth that enables everyone to fulfil their ambitions and aspirations”, which is also a corporate objective.  This is achieved through directorate’s service plans: -

  • Highways & Transportation Services
  • Transport Waste and Countryside Services
  • Growth, Planning & Trading Standards

alongside strong regional partnerships including the York and North Yorkshire Local Enterprise Partnership and our trading companies: NyNet, Yorwaste, Brierley Homes, Align and new Highways Teckal company.

This is an excellent opportunity for someone to further develop their career; we are an authority with a strong track record, relentless focus on delivery and performance, with resilient leadership, talented teams and well developed partnerships.

We want North Yorkshire to be a thriving county which adapts to a changing world and remains a special place for everyone to live, work and visit.

We need an astute leader to meet the challenge in Business & Environmental services.

Learn more about the role, including videos from Chief Executive Richard Flinton and retiring post holder David Bowe at outlining the challenges of the role and what is required in the new post holder.

If you are up for the challenge we look forward to receiving your application.

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