Chief Operating Officer
7 days left
Advance Northumberland is a unique economic regeneration company, newly established by Northumberland County Council with a clear remit to improve prosperity, quality of life and increase business activity throughout the communities of Northumberland.
Wholly owned by Northumberland County Council and with a board made up of public and private sectors, Advance Northumberland is the Council’s primary regeneration delivery vehicle. It employs a wide range of investment, development and regeneration capabilities to shape places and promote economic growth and prosperity in Northumberland. It has an ambitious and diverse portfolio of regeneration projects across the region and an impressive house-building programme.
This is an exciting time to join the business and candidates should recognize the unique nature of the role; relish the challenge and ultimately be attracted by the career opportunity and the genuine ability to make a huge impact. This is a senior management role carrying high visibility across the entire business. The individual will be seen as an inspirational leader operating with pace. The position is designed to help guarantee the continued success and, importantly the revenue growth of the business.
As Chief Operating Officer you will report to the Group Managing Director and be responsible for core services namely: Finance, HR, Corporate Performance, Procurement, Estates and Health & Safety. You will manage the daily business operations; deputising for the Group Managing Director as required and be a major player in the growth and development of Advance Northumberland. You will lead on the implementation of customer service strategies and ensure a consistent approach across the business.
You will be a qualified accountant or hold an MBA and be able to demonstrate extensive successful senior leadership experience in a social impact and commercial organization.
For further information and details of how to apply please visit
or contact Irma Musella at Dixon Walter by clicking on Apply.
Diversity is valued at both Dixon Walter and Advance Northumberland and we welcome applications from all sections of the community.
The closing date for application is Thursday 6th June 2019
Final stage selection date TBC but will be held w/c 1st July 2019