How to apply

This guidance contains important information to help with your application:

  • Please apply by submitting a CV and Covering Letter (no more than four sides of A4 in length per document aligned to the person specification). Please also include your contact details.
  • Ensure all gaps in employment and education history are fully explained on your CV; we may wish to verify this information during the recruitment process.
  • Provide the details of two referees. Note that we will only approach referees for candidates proceeding to final selection and only with your permission. Please clearly indicate whether we can approach each referee before the selection date.
  • Ensure that you address the key requirements as set out in the person specification. These competencies will be used as part of the assessment process.
  • Complete the Equal Opportunities Monitoring Form when you upload your details. We are keen to ensure that all our jobs are accessible to all members of the community and use this data to monitor our progress in doing this.
  • Return your application by the closing date – no applications will be accepted once the long listing process has begun.
  • Following long listing, you will be contacted directly by a Penna consultant to update you on the status of your application.

Closing Date for Applications:

Role Closing Date

Executive Director : City Future

Executive Director : Operational Services

Director: Integrated Commissioning

Friday 22nd October 2021

Director: Investment and Climate Change

Director: Economic Development

Director: Street Scene and Regulations

Director: Direct Services

Friday 29th October 2021

Further details for the remaining of the timetables will be added here shortly

To apply for any of the roles please click on the following link https://execroles.penna.com/

For further information or a confidential discussion with regards to the roles listed below, please get in touch with the contact or apply directly using the links:

Role Contact

Executive Director City Futures

Julie Towers, 07764 791736 OR Kelly Ridley, 07709 512415

Executive Director Operational Services

Julie Towers, 07764 791736 OR Carol Coyle, 07500 887849

Director Economic Development 

Pete John, 07701 305617 OR Aaron Thomas, 07709 505403

Director Investment and Climate Change

Helen Alwell, 07809 905467 OR Kelly Ridley, 07709 512415

Director Street Scene and Regulations

Pete John, 07701 305617 OR Aaron Thomas, 07709 505403

Director Integrated Commissioning

Helen Alwell, 07809 905467 OR Carol Coyle, 07500 887849

Director Direct Services

Pete John 07701 305617 OR Carol Coyle, 07500 887849