Executive Director of Borough Development and Deputy Chief Executive

Basingstoke, Hampshire
Up to £123,203
11 Apr 2019
12 May 2019
Job role
Contract Type
Full time

The Role

Basingstoke and Deane is one of the most innovative and successful places in the south east. With close proximity to London and the south coast, a 94% resident satisfaction rate and a local economy worth £5.2 billion, it’s a great place to live and work.

Our new Executive Director of Borough Development and Deputy Chief Executive’s impact will be fundamental to the future success of our borough. We punch above our weight and this is a high profile and influential £4 billion regeneration and development role that will drive the delivery of good growth that meets the needs of our residents today and tomorrow to ensure that Basingstoke continues to be well positioned as a vibrant centre in the region. Major projects leveraging the council’s existing landholdings include the new c.10,000 home Manydown community, guided by Garden Town principles, a £300 million leisure park redevelopment with a designer outlet centre and the 65 acre Basing View business park redevelopment.

We are seeking a placemaking Executive Director with a flair for partnership working, who understands the value of working with local communities, who can build and sustain credible and commercial relationships with a wide range of stakeholders, ensuring our programmes are delivered successfully. You will lead and inspire a growing team, fostering innovation and collaboration to make tangible improvements for residents and local businesses.

Wider responsibilities in this role include taking responsibility for the borough’s overall growth strategy, leading on partnerships and working closely with the Chief Executive on a range of key corporate initiatives.

If you have a passion to succeed and would like to find out more please click the 'apply' button below or contact Greg Hayes (020 7426 3962) or Philip Emms (0113 205 6078) at GatenbySanderson.

Closing date: 12 May 2019