North Hertfordshire is a large rural district with approximately 125,000 residents with four historic towns, Hitchin, Baldock, Royston and Letchworth Garden City, located less than 40 miles north of London. The Council has a clear vision for the area, which is making North Hertfordshire a vibrant place for people to live, work and prosper.
A new and exciting opportunity has arisen at North Hertfordshire District Council for a Commercial Manager to provide leadership and direction within the Council’s newly formed Commercial Directorate.
- You will be responsible for developing and delivering the Commercial Strategy and work programme by exploring and developing new commercial and investment opportunities to support the Council’s corporate and financial objectives.
- You will need to develop and coordinate a cultural change programme with an aim to improve the way that the Council approaches commercial activities across all areas of Council.
- You will be passionate about exploring and delivering new opportunities for the Council, whilst understanding the needs of the local community to ensure the correct balance is provided.
- You will have considerable experience in a business orientated environment, managing costs while developing profitable income streams and be commercially astute with the ability to demonstrate the delivery of projects that have provided a significant financial return.
We can offer you an excellent benefits package including a pension scheme, generous leave allowance, flexi-time, leisure concessions and more.
How to Apply
To apply for this position you must complete the Council's online application form by clicking on the link below, under the Jobs and Careers page using our secure web recruitment tool.
Please note that we do not accept CV applications, either on their own or accompanying application forms. Therefore please ensure that all relevant information is provided on the application form.
As a Council committed to equality and diversity we welcome applications from all sections of the community. Disabled people who meet the person specification will be guaranteed an interview.
If you would like an informal chat about the post, you can contact Steven Crowley, Service Director – Commercial on 01462 474211
Closing Date: Noon Friday 1st February 2019
Interviews: 19th February 2019