Chief Executive

Lichfield, Staffordshire
04 Feb 2021
26 Feb 2021
Job role
Chief Executive
Contract Type
Full time

It’s not hard to see why residents and businesses are drawn to our diverse district and vibrant city located in the heart of Staffordshire, approximately 16 miles north of Birmingham. We want the whole of Lichfield to prosper in our post-covid recovery and we need a bold thinking Chief Executive who will look to the future and bring ambition and innovation across the Council.

We have a strong and stable base from which to build a new future and there is an opportunity to capitalise on the renaissance of shopping and spending locally as we begin redesigning our City Centre and ensuring sustainable development that meets resident’s needs. We are a small Council with unique attributes and our aim is to have a Regional and National profile.

Who we’re looking for:

We’re looking for a new Chief Executive who will love Lichfield as much as we do.

You could be a rising star in the public sector, who we will support in making the step-up to a Chief Executive or an experienced Chief Executive who has something new to bring to our Council and the District. You will need to be effective in building strong, authentic, and purposeful relationships with our community and businesses from day one in the role and will quickly identify opportunities for collaboration with partners, which will deliver real benefits to everyone across the district.

You will be a strong leader with the ability to work effectively with Elected Members, to ensure that Lichfield reaches its full potential and to deliver a shared ambition for the district we love

Closing date 26 February 2021