Chief Operating Officer

7 days left

Bournemouth, Dorset
Circa £140k
09 Sep 2021
01 Oct 2021
Contract Type
Full time

Beside the sea. Beyond expectations.

This is a truly fantastic opportunity to join a large newly formed unitary Council. We are a fast-paced organisation with an exciting change programme well underway, a lot has already been achieved but our ambitions to modernise and innovate continue.

At Bournemouth Christchurch and Poole (BCP) Council we want to create a world-class place of aspiration where plans are created, ambitions are achieved, vibrant communities with an outstanding quality of life and where everyone plays an active role. A place that continues to compete on an international stage – a place that rivals the iconic coastal economies elsewhere in Europe and further afield. We already have a beautiful place, and we’re looking for a new Chief Operating Officer that will work to deliver services and keep it that way.

As Chief Operating Officer, you will oversee all of our in-house place-based services, we want someone who is able to identify opportunities and work in a solution-focused way. This is a diverse role, covering a wide range of services including but not limited to environment and streetscene, parking, planning, waste, community safety, and housing services. The breadth of this role will require a thoroughly strategic operations manager, the portfolio is broad and we need someone with a track record of delivering a diverse set of services at scale.

This is a visible role which will play an important part in our community engagement, you will need to bring political nous and experience of working in a similar operating environment. It will be important for you to be able to translate our long-term vision and strategy into operational delivery and play a strategic role in our transformation journey.

If you want to be part of creating a modern, vibrant place with outstanding quality of life, and possess excellent, proven leadership skills, a strong corporate approach and expert knowledge of delivering a wide range of operational services then please contact Rob Naylor on 07922 417550 or Ben Cox on 07809 374692. To download the candidate pack and to apply, please click on the Apply Button below.

Closing date: Friday 1st October 2021