Jobs


Jobs Guide

View the latest career opportunities across the entire water level management industry in our new Jobs Guide feature.

Whether searching for a starting role in the industry, aiming for career progression or even if you need to fill that all important vacancy in your own organisation, make use of this new resource brought to you by ADA.

From temporary work placements, through to the appointment of a new Chief Executive, ADA members use our job-search facility to help fill their vacancies. If you are an ADA member, and have a vacancy you need to fill, send your details through to us and we will post details here. If you are not yet a member, join us here.

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Chief Executive Officer - Somerset Drainage Board Consortium

Chief Executive Officer – Somerset Drainage Board Consortium

Salary – £60,000 – £75,000 (strictly dependent on qualifications, skills and experience)

This is an exciting position for an enthusiastic, versatile professional seeking a new challenge in providing high quality services, working closely with Board members, staff, public, contractors and partners.  We offer a good work-life balance, a welcoming organisation, good terms and conditions, local government pension and a generous leave allowance.

You will be an inspirational leader with exceptional motivational, communication, organisational and time management skills. You will also be a quick learner with an understanding of governance, risk, staff management, strategic finance and business growth.  You are likely to have experience of setting policy and being accountable for budgets and human resources. A financial qualification is an advantage as is experience in an environment where legislation, rules, procedures and guidelines are followed.

While relevant expertise is an advantage we encourage applications from individuals with ambition, excellent interpersonal skills, high productivity and an ability to think strategically and creatively.

Find out more about this opportunity, how to apply and download the application pack at www.somersetdrainageboards.gov.uk/notice-board/job-vacancies  Applications that are late, incomplete or not submitted as stipulated in the pack cannot be accepted.  For an informal and confidential discussion about the role please call 01278 764189.

Closing date – 12 noon on 28 February 2018,    Interview date – Monday 19 March 2018