The role

Herefordshire is a great place to live with a beautiful and unique natural environment. We have ambitions for Herefordshire to be an exemplar of 21st century rural living where market towns and rural communities are properly valued and recognised for the contributions they make to the success of the county. We’re striving to create a thriving local economy which is sustainable, well connected and offers wellbeing across the whole of the county.

We’re looking for energetic, fresh thinking strategic leaders who will catch our vision and passion for Herefordshire, its towns and communities with a track record of addressing local challenges and maximising local opportunities. We are on the brink of an incredibly exciting journey for the council and its communities, presenting an exciting opportunity for inspirational leaders that share our ambition and wants to make their mark on Herefordshire.

Salary c£90,000

We have ambitions for Herefordshire to be an exemplar of 21st century rural living where market towns and rural communities are valued and recognised for the contributions they make to the success of the county. It’s a great place to live with a beautiful natural environment and we’re creating a thriving local economy which is sustainable, well connected and offers wellbeing across the whole of the county.

Good governance and decision making is at the heart of all we do, and this role will provide inspirational leadership to our governance and legal services. You will work closely with elected members and the Chief Executive and be a core part of our management board. As a council we are investing in our people and you will lead on developing the culture of our legal and democratic services as well as the operational direction, impact and overall performance.

You will be a qualified solicitor with the vision to match our ambition and passion for Herefordshire. For a confidential discussion about this role, please contact our recruitment partners at Penna; Rob Naylor on 07922 417550 or via rob.naylor@penna.com or Pete John on 07701 305617 or via pete.john@penna.com

Closing Date Friday 18th March 2022