Wrexham Chief Executive


Wrexham Council
Local Government
GBP From £111,191 to £127,513 + election fees


The Chief Executive is the key position within our Council. You will be responsible for providing the leadership and vision to ensure that the Council is structured, managed and resourced effectively to ensure that our priorities and objectives are delivered.

You will continue to build on the success we have achieved to date, by leading the Council on its improvement journey and your job will be to make it as smooth a ride as possible. There is an established team of senior officers in place, each employed because of their focus and commitment to Wrexham.

You will have the ability to make tough decisions and resolve issues as they arise. You will need to be adept at building relationships, working with Members and other public service officials including Welsh Government. This role requires the ability to operate in a political climate, so you will have the skills and experience to understand the Welsh political context, including devolved and legal matters as well as having an appreciation of the importance of the Welsh culture.

A role model that demonstrates the required values and behaviours and leads by example, we want an ambassador that will be passionate about Wrexham and embrace the culture and heritage of both the area and Wales as a whole.

You won’t be afraid to do things differently and challenge the current ways of working and we won’t be afraid to give you all the support you need in achieving our collective goals.

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Recruitment timetable

Timetable of the recruitment process
Closing Date Friday 17 November 2017
Final Panel Wednesday 29th & Thursday 30th November 2017

How to apply

For further details about the role, including details of how to apply please visit http://www.buildingonsuccess.wales/ or http://www.adeiladuarlwyddiant.cymru/

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