Group Managing Director - Advance Northumberland

Job Summary
Contract Type:
Working Pattern:
Full time
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Advert End Date:
Closed for applications on 08/10/2018 12:00
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Job Category:
Executive / Managerial
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Employment Location:
County Hall, Morpeth
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Closing date:
8 Oct
Further Information

We are seeking a Group Managing Director to lead our newly established wholly owned subsidiary company of Northumberland County Council, Advance Northumberland which has been created following a number of changes to our wholly owned subsidiary structures.

The Group Managing Director will work alongside the Board of the company to develop and deliver the strategic direction and priorities which will be focused on enabling economic development, regeneration and housing market renewal throughout the County of Northumberland.

A key element of the role is to ensure that the goals, direction and the strategy of Advance Northumberland are aligned with the Corporate Plan and priorities of Northumberland County Council.

With a team of approximately 130 staff you will be responsible for the leadership, management and performance of the Group and its subsidiaries which is managed through an operating agreement with the Council.

The creation of new business and regeneration opportunities within Northumberland will be a key component of the role with a focus on developing key relationships with Council colleagues, government, business, leaders and organisations both on a local, regional and national basis.

Advance Northumberland will act on behalf of Northumberland County Council and other key partners to deliver regeneration schemes and attracting inward investment to the County.

With a £390 million asset portfolio, the postholder will be responsible for the management of those assets and also seeking to develop new opportunities across the county.

For an informal discussion, please contact Councillor Richard Wearmouth, Chairman on 01670 623452 or richard.wearmouth@northumberland.gov.uk

Closing Date: 12pm Monday 8th October 2018
**Please note if you are experiencing issues with submitting your application for this role, please contact Helen Alwell at Helen.Alwell@penna.com

Interviews will be held week commencing 5th November 2018

Please note
This job is closed for applications.