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Assistant Director, Office of the Chief Executive

Assistant Director, Office of the Chief Executive

Job Title: Assistant Director, Office of the Chief Executive
Client: N/A
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Bradford
Industry:
Salary: £87,582 - £99,260 per annum
REF: 1126631
Contact Name: Greg Hayes
Contact Email: greg.hayes@tile-hill.co.uk
Job Published: 6 days ago
Job Expiry Date: 29 Aug 2021

Job Description

This role is at the heart of the Bradford Council, working closely with officers, elected members and their partners to drive forward their priorities and embed positive change.

You’ll ensure their policy function is connected, engaged and proactive, scanning for best practice and innovation.

You’ll ensure the functions within the Chief Executive’s office are delivered seamlessly to ultimately provide an effective and efficient service. And, as a member of the Corporate Management Team, you’ll provide strategic and inspiring leadership, putting the needs and aspirations of Bradford’s citizens at the heart of everything we do.

Collaborating widely, with partners across the district and beyond, you will ensure Bradford’s assets are harnessed and focussed to address inequality and achieve better outcomes for residents.

The role will see you communicating and promoting the Council’s vision for the district, both locally and regionally, to raise Bradford’s profile. You’ll have responsibility for the Council’s relations with the media, proactively working with the media to protect or promote the interests of the Council, its partners and the District, and advising members and officers on how they should respond to media enquiries.

Ultimately, you’ll help build a culture of performance, achievement and excellence by delivering impactful outcomes that cement the Council's reputation as being the place where ambition thrives.

To find out more about Bradford, this role, and for information on how to apply please visit:

Visit www.shaping-bradford.co.uk

Closing date for applications: Sunday 29th August 2021at midnight 
Preliminary interviews: w/c 6th September 2021
Shortlist meeting: w/c 13th September 2021
Assessment days: w/c 20th September 2021