Newham Council is progressing the work of appointing a permanent Chief Executive for the Council – a role that is a vital element in our work to deliver our newly agreed Corporate Plan, Building a fairer Newham.
Newham is a borough like no other and this is an exciting opportunity to become the Council’s Chief Executive, working with Mayor Rokhsana Fiaz OBE and her cabinet and committed professional officers to lead the council over the coming years and deliver our Building a Fairer Newham plan.
Mayor Rokhsana Fiaz OBE said: “This is a career defining role for an inspirational leader who has a ‘get stuff done’ mind-set, is passionate about people and committed to exemplary service delivery for the public good.
“Leading an organisation made up of 4,500 courageous and willing individuals, we have an appetite for innovation and learning, continuously striving to deliver better and brilliant each and every time. We are committed in driving our pioneering people-powered Council agenda where people and communities are at the forefront of what we do and where we celebrate our diversity as a statement of how great Newham is.”
We are a Council that is fast paced and dynamic in response to the hard times our people and borough face because of the Cost of Living emergency that impacts us disproportionality.
As London’s youngest and most diverse borough, we are also its fastest growing borough driving an innovative and ambitious anti-poverty and inclusive economy agenda that is anchored in Community Wealth Building as well as an organisation that is bravely taking real action in the face of the Climate Emergency.”
At Newham are committed in driving our pioneering people-powered Council agenda where people and communities are at the forefront of what we do, and we celebrate our diversity as a statement of how great Newham is.
If you are interested in this amazing role, visit the recruitment www.newham.gov.uk/chiefexecutive where you can find full information about the application process including a video and podcast about the role. The closing date for applications is Thursday 24th November.