Salary: £105,893 per annum
Contract type: Full-time, permanent
Interview Date: Friday 22 May 2015
Date posted: 22 April 2015
Closing date: 6 May 2015
"Launched on 1 April 2015, the OPDC’s purpose is to use the once-in-a-lifetime opportunity of investment in HS2 and Crossrail to develop an exemplar community and new centre in north-west London, creating opportunities for local people and driving innovation and growth in London and the UK.
"The board is now seeking an outstanding candidate for CEO who will successfully lead this exciting new organisation to deliver a major regeneration programme that will maximise the returns brought by the HS2/Crossrail stations, local public transport improvements and long-term regeneration opportunities for West London communities.
"From day one the challenge will be significant; you’ll work closely with the Chair, board and management team to set the strategic direction, mission, values and culture of the OPDC, develop a set of operational policies, governance procedures and ensuring you have an effective team of highly-motivated individuals to deliver the Mayor’s vision for regeneration in the area.
"You will achieve all this whilst taking a lead role in promoting the OPDC and its work. Developing relationships with key delivery partners and stakeholders you will enhance the OPDC’s impact and profile and will work across sector boundaries to identify areas for continued opportunity and improvement. You will instill a culture that listens to Londoners and recognises their needs in all that you do.
"To be successful in this role you will have significant experience within construction, physical infrastructure and urban regeneration with an excellent record of achievement at senior executive level. You will be politically astute and have a deep understanding of the scrutiny and visibility of leading a high-profile organisation. Your ability to build and manage relationships will be demonstrated through your experience of working successfully across political and organisational boundaries. You will be an inspirational leader, setting high standards for yourself and others and creating an organisation that learns from experience.
"In addition to a good salary package, we offer an attractive range of benefits including 30 days’ annual leave, interest free season ticket loan, interest-free bicycle loan, childcare voucher scheme and a career-average pension scheme"
"If you have any specific queries relating to the recruitment process please contact our recruitment team via the following email address: firstname.lastname@example.org quoting reference GLA2784.
"Closing date for receipt of completed applications is 23:59 on Wednesday 06 May 2015. Interviews will take place at City Hall on Friday 22 May 2015."