West Yorkshire Combined Authority (WYCA) 2 Directors and 7 Heads of Service appointed

It has been a busy summer and autumn at WYCA. We have supported this growing and evolving organisation in the recruitment of 9 new and existing senior roles. As WYCA develops its voice and influence, the Heads of Communications, Transport Policy and Economic Policy will have a significant impact on the regional and national debate.


New Director and Service Heads roles at West Yorkshire Combined Authority

WYCA – the combined authority for West Yorkshire continues to develop and grow as it works towards generating economic growth through improving transport, increasing jobs and more affordable housing. As such, the authority is recruiting to its senior team, new roles which will provide the key skills and expertise to really maximise the opportunities presented


Wakefield s151 Assistant Chief Executive appointed

Wakefield Council have concluded the recruiment process for their new Assistant Chief Executive – Resources and Governance. The aim of the search and selection process was to identify individuals who brought the more traditional local government skills around section 151 responsibilities, but also combine some more commercial and varied sector experience with the capability to

Christmas charity donation 2015

Every year Proventure makes a donation to charity instead of sending out any christmas cards. For every email we send to our contacts and response we receive we donate £1. It’s a great way of staying in touch, and hearing back from many about how their year has gone. For the last couple of years


Head of Investment Planning – Rail North – Up to £66k

Rail North is an organisation representing the local authorities in the north of England and in partnssership with The Department for Transport will oversee the delivery of the Northern and Transpennine rail franchises. This role will lead the delivery of the investment functions of Rail North Ltd and the joint investment functions with DfT. The


Seven new senior roles at Bradford Council

We are delighted to be working with the City of Bradford Metropolitan District Council on the following seven roles: City Solicitor, Deputy Director – Children’s Social Care, Deputy Director – Education, Employment & Skills, Assistant Director – Performance, Commissioning & Partnerships, Assistant Director – Estates and Property Services, Assistant Director – Economy and Development and

Proventure charity donation 2014 – York Foodbank

For the 3rd consecutive year we are delighted to have donated £500 to the York Food Bank, raised as part of our annual Christmas card email campaign. We don’t send Christmas cards – for every person we email we donate £1, and for every reply from our clients and contacts we receive we also donate

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Chair of the Leeds Safeguarding Adults Board

We are pleased to be working with Leeds City Council and its wider partners in the community to search for a new Chair of the Leeds Safeguarding Adults Board. Leeds has set out its intention to be a healthy and caring city for all ages – keeping vulnerable adults safe from harm is a key


AD Children’s Social Care – Newcastle CC appointed

We are delighted to have worked on the successful campaign to appoint the new Assistant Director of Children’s Social Care at Newcastle City Council. Following the current Assistant Director’s move to lead the innovative Family Insights Programme, Karen Simmons will take up the post from August 2016 to continue the development of these highly regarded