Strategic Director: Corporate and Commercial

Strategic Director: Corporate and Commercial
£110,000 - £115,000

This role has the potential to touch on every aspect of the council’s activities, developing the council’s commercial strategy to identify and pursue opportunities to develop existing income streams and convert new opportunities.

Enhancing our commercial performance will be a vital element in ensuring a sustainable and self-sufficient organisation and will fuel our capacity to deliver better outcomes for our customers.


You’ll provide strategic leadership across the following key areas:

  • Commercial
  • Procurement and contracted services
  • Finance (including S151 officer)
  • Legal and Democratic Services

It’s essential that you can balance commercial expectations against good governance and sound financial principles, and you will work with service leads to ensure that a thorough approach to risk management underpins all that we do, and that elected members can make decisions on commercial programmes that are well informed and evidence based.

We expect that you’ll already have a proven track record of delivering against income targets, through enhancing current practice and identifying new opportunities. You’ll have a proven understanding of what’s required to translate good ideas into robust business plans, and subsequent delivery programmes.

Visit the apply page to register your interest and access full details of the role and the recruitment process.