Chief Officer for Regulatory Services & Culture
Join our team and help us shape the future
Bedford Borough Council is seeking an inspirational, motivated and enthusiastic Chief Officer to lead and motivate the high quality, cost efficient and resource effective Environmental Health Trading Standards, Corporate Safety, Community Safety, Resilience and Flood Risk functions in addition to maintaining excellent Sport and Leisure services, Library services and Cultural services.
Having a strong regulatory services background you will also be able demonstrate an ability to lead services outside of your professional comfort zone. You will lead for the Council on regulatory functions, emergency planning and business continuity. Therefore you will need to be able to work flexibly outside of normal working hours during emergency situations.
The successful candidate will be educated to degree level or equivalent and/or hold a suitable professional qualification. You should also have substantial, relevant and current senior management experience within a similar service, including the management of budgets and staff, and will be an advocate of digital ways of working and championing change.
Shortlisted applicants will be invited to attend a technical interview WC 3rd October 2022
Elected member panel interviews will take place during week commencing WC 10th October 2022