Chief Executive

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£220k per annum (pay award pending)
Job Type
Full Time

Chief Executive

£220k per annum (pay award pending)

Manchester is a thriving, modern metropolis renowned throughout the world for culture, leisure and sporting success, as well as its incredible diversity.

We are one of the fastest-growing cities in Europe and a vital engine of economic growth for the northwest and the UK. A city brimming with confidence, we attract international interest and investment, and deliver ambitious programmes for our communities to ensure all our residents can share in our growth. 

As chief executive you will be at the heart of it all – helping to shape the original modern city.

You will have enormous personal impact, acting as an ambassador and champion for the city, and maximising opportunities on a regional, national and international scale for our residents. With your experience and great people skills, you will develop our partnerships, while building trust in the Council with the community, business and beyond. You will also need to be the kind of senior leader who relishes big challenges, with the ability to think beyond traditional boundaries to solve problems.

This is an unrivalled career-defining opportunity for a passionate, collaborative, dedicated and ambitious leader with a strong notion of place and a demonstrable track record in a high-performing council.

To find out more please visit 

For a confidential discussion, contact our recruitment partners at Penna:

Ali Tasker on 07514 724114 or

Dawar Hashmi on 07513 706265 or

Closing Date: 2 September 2024

To apply please click the Apply Now link below.

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