Salary: Up to £200,000

Shift hours: 37

We want a Chief Executive who will not only lead colleagues across the Council, but one who will work with our partners and bring people together.

You will be leading the organisation to be responsive, to be resident focussed, be accountable for the achievement of corporate priorities and outcomes within agreed resource and timeframes.

You will act as the Council’s principal adviser to the elected leadership of the Council on policy options and the forward planning of objectives, services, and resources to deliver their ambitions for the city.

Providing a sense of direction and purpose to ensure that the Council’s vision, priorities and core values are made a reality, and provide leadership, direction, and management of the Council’s Senior/One Coventry Leadership Team to ensure the delivery of the Council’s priorities and the provision of high-quality, cost-effective services based on community needs.

You will further develop the Council’s commitment to take a positive lead in major local and regional partnerships to achieve, within the overall strategy, maximum benefit for the Authority and its communities.


For further information please visit our Chief Executive microsite:


Please see the attached Recruitment Pack for full job description, person specification, further information about the team (and how to apply).

Selection and Interview date: 10th and 13th March 2023

Reference: coventrycc/TP/190/6775

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