Director of Development and Environment

circa £125,000 p.a.
16 Jan 2019
11 Feb 2019
Contract Type
Full time

Director of Development and Environment

Permanent, full time • Salary circa £125,000 p.a.

North Somerset Council is a top performing unitary authority with a reputation for innovation and efficiency. As part of the £26 billion West of England city region, the most dynamic sub-regional economy outside London, this is a unique opportunity to be at the centre of our ambitious programme for economic growth and placemaking across North Somerset, as well as working closely with the West of England Combined Authority. North Somerset is part of the West of England Housing Deal and is pursuing a number of strategic developments, including two garden villages.

We are committed to revitalising, regenerating and enhancing the economic vitality of our area and are looking for an experienced and enthusiastic individual to maintain momentum on delivery of our regeneration and placemaking aspirations.

To be successful you will need imagination and flair to bring new ideas as well as the skills, experience and determination to both lead on running effective front line services and a proven track record to drive forward a series of major projects and commercial opportunities. You will also have experience of working at a senior level in a large multi-disciplinary organisation as well as being confident in managing complex and challenging issues and a range of high profile public facing services.

You will bring a wealth of relevant experience and skills and a real commitment and motivation for the opportunities and challenges ahead.

If you would like to discuss the role informally, please contact Jo Walker, Chief Executive, on 01934 634 972 ( or Paul Morris, Head of Performance Improvement and HR on 01934 634 969 (

Job reference: DDDE0119

Closing date: Monday 11 February, 9am
Interview date: Monday 25 and Tuesday 26 February

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