Chief Executive

Do you share our drive and ambition?

This is an exciting time to be joining us – a time of digital transformation and ambitious commercial development. We are looking for a dynamic, talented and inspiring Chief Executive to lead our staff team and deliver for our residents. I look forward to working with the successful candidate in our new leadership team.
Cllr Alec Campbell
Leader, St Albans City and District Council

Spot rate in salary range £100 – 125k per annum (dependent on skills and experience)

Includes performance related pay (1% pa, over the national pay award)

Plus up to 18.5% employer pension contribution

We are looking for a new Chief Executive to lead the organisation through our next stage of transformation, growth and development.  As an aspirational and dynamic council we need someone who shares our drive and ambition, and who will ensure that the organisation is fit for the future.

In return we are offering a fantastic opportunity for the right person to make their mark in this high profile role as well as a competitive salary and excellent benefits package.

If you want to join us in putting our residents first and transforming our services, we want to hear from you.

For an initial discussion, please contact Michelle Kirk, Director, EELGA on 01284 758314 or

Closing date for all applications will be on Monday 19th June at 12noon

Interviews and assessments will take place on Tuesday 27th June, times to be confirmed.

Please note: We are only accepting CV’s with a covering letter (maximum 4 sides of A4) to support your application for this role; we do not require an application form.

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