Chief Executive

Burnley, Lancashire
15 Jun 2017
04 Jul 2017
Contract Type
Full time

Burnley Council is recognised for strong political and managerial leadership, for its committed, loyal and proud employees, for growing the economy, and for finances that are well managed.

Burnley is second in Britain for digital jobs growth, seizing opportunities to build on its existing high-tech business base to grow the economy with next generation jobs. We’re proud of our expanding reputation as a centre for cutting-edge technology, especially in the aerospace industry.

We are meeting our financial challenges head-on through strong and effective management and have a track record of seeking to work through collaborative public and private partnerships so we can continue to drive economic growth and deliver top-class services to our citizens.

We help drive the advance of educational attainment and aspiration of our young people in schools and colleges, forging strong links through Burnley Learning Partnership. Our innovative Primary and Secondary Engineers programmes are engaging children of all ages and helping create the engineers, entrepreneurs and scientists of tomorrow.

We need someone with the vision and energy to capitalise on our progress and continue to drive the organisation forward. Do you have the skills, commitment and experience to guide the organisation through our ongoing transformation?

For further information and an application form visit

or for an informal discussion call Liz McQue, Chief Executive, North West Employers on 0161 214 7123

Closing date: 9.00 am Tues 4th July 2017