Interim Director Transport, Housing and Infrastructure



Ref: GSi71751

GatenbySanderson are working with a public sector consortium to appoint an Interim Director Transport, Housing and Infrastructure.  The Interim Director will lead new areas of development, supported by specialists in the team, setting out the response to the declared climate emergency and bringing together multi-disciplinary teams to lead thinking on Net Zero and Active Travel.  To fulfil this assignment, we are seeking an individual with expertise in the functional discipline of infrastructure, place based regeneration, housing and / or strategic transport but as important is depth of senior management leadership to review priorities and current operating models.  Experience of policy and strategy development and change management within a functional area is essential, duties will include but not be limited to:

  • Lead, support and drive innovative and creative approaches to ideas and programme development delivery, translating solutions into challenging and ambitious targets that ensure a significant contribution to delivering the outcomes set out in the economic plan.
  • Be a proactive, credible and authoritative voice on the functional programme within remit, nationally and locally.
  • Lead on corporate priorities for the functional area, maintaining focus to ensure the corporate and agreed business plans are delivered within budget and to maximise outcomes and impact.

If you would like to apply for this position, please submit an up to date copy of your CV that supports the criteria set out, as well as your contact details, availability and desired rate by Tuesday 9th February at 12pm.



How to Apply

To apply for this role, please submit an up to date copy of your CV, along with a Supporting Statement that addresses the criteria set out in the person specification, using examples to demonstrate how you meet the essential requirements. Please provide your home, work, mobile and email contact details and let us know of any dates when you are not available or where you may have difficulty with the indicative timetable. You should also provide the names, positions, organisations and contact details for two referees, one of whom should be your current or most recent employer. If you do not wish us to approach your referees without your prior permission, please state this clearly.

Once you have submitted your application, you will receive an automated email to confirm that you have applied. If you do not receive this email, please make contact with GatenbySanderson.


Neel Patel: 07917 585 518