Chief Executive

31 March 2020

Salary £105,000 to £117,000 per annum.

Job Overview:

Ashfield as a place and as a Council is beginning to realise its potential. A new Administration and a new Leader are driving forward a positive and proactive culture. This is a great opportunity for an inspirational and ambitious Chief Executive to be at the forefront of our continued transformation. Our local economy is dynamic with exciting new developments underway. Ashfield has a proud heritage and positive future.

As the Chief Executive, you will provide strategic leadership across the full range of corporate and operational services and programmes. You will lead and develop our organisational culture and direct our work on cross-cutting corporate programmes.  With a focus on customer service and the ability to build successful and effective partnerships, you will ensure strong, productive relationships with our strategic partners and principal stakeholders. 

You will already be a credible senior leader, able to evidence strong senior management experience across a range of disciplines.

Essentially you are: ambitious, talented, politically astute, customer focused, resilient, enthusiastic, innovative and able to lead others. You will help shape the Council’s future and make it your own.

The Council is a great place to work, valuing our employees and offering flexible employment alongside an attractive benefits package.

Closing date – 13th March 2020
Preliminary interviews – 25th and 26th March 2020
Assessment Centre and Final Interviews – 20th and 21st April 2020

For more information on how to apply for this post please see or contact Luke Judd (07793 186559) or Tim Hills (0113 205 6085) at GatenbySanderson.