Joint Managing Director (Head of Paid Service)

Salary range £140k to £160k plus relocation, LGPS and Returning Officer salary
02 Aug 2018
29 Aug 2018
Contract Type
Full time

As two high performing councils we are jointly committed to making our area one of the best places to live in the country. Can you match our ambition for our place?

This is your opportunity to share our ambition, shape our place, support our drive for economic and housing growth, improve our services and exceed the expectations of our 260,000 residents, 700 staff, communities and businesses.

We already have a strong history of collaboration, we know it makes us more forward thinking, increases our capacity and provides greater financial resilience.

We want to build on this success by creating a place that moves with the times, innovates and attracts and retains the very best talent, ensuring that we provide positive futures, opportunities and career development opportunities for our staff.

Our next step is sharing a Joint Managing Director who can build on our success and take us forward.

If you want to share our journey you will be visionary and creative with a track record of making things happen. Entrepreneurial with a strong customer focus you will lead our commercial activity. You will be self- aware, politically astute with a proven ability to command the respect, trust and confidence of Councillors, staff, partner organisations and the public.

You will have highly developed communication skills, an empowering style, be diplomatic and skilled at providing strategic advice in a highly pressurised environment. Adept at building enduring and successful partnerships with all our stakeholders, communities, businesses and our staff; you will create our joint senior management team and one joint officer team across the two autonomous councils.

Full details of the role and how to apply can be found at

For an informal discussion please contact our recruitment partners Michelle Kirk, Director, East of England LGA telephone; 07801 244823

or email at michelle.kirk@;

or Helen Molloy, Associate, East of England LGA; telephone 07484 275366