Leeds CC Economic Development

UPDATE: This Chief Officer vacancy has now been filled. If you are interested in other similar roles please do get in touch for a discussion.

Thank you for your interest in joining Leeds City Council in this crucial and absorbing role.

You’ll be joining a Directorate in good shape, with a solid track record of success. We are seen as a fundamental part of the city region’s improvement, with effective partnerships in place to deliver our part. We don’t act alone but we do lead the development across the city.

We’re never complacent. Leeds is a major city, with all the complexity and pressures that come with this.  We are confident we have the right resources, the right management culture and the right professional relationships in place. Our goal is long term sustained growth, developing a diverse and resilient economy in a compassionate city. If you can bring the right leadership, anything’s within our grasp.

If you’re excited by the opportunity to play a part on the national and regional stage, talk to our advising consultants.  We hope to meet you and share our passion and excitement for the future.  Good luck with your application.

Martin Farrington

Director of City Developmen

MARTIN FARRINGTON, Director of City Development

More Information


Closing Date10am 26 February Monday
First stage interview12 or 14 March TBC.
Discussion about the role for shortlisted candidates with senior management at LeedsTBC – will take place in week before final interview
Final stage interview and assessment centreThursday 12 April

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Stephen Cooley

tel: 07747 698 829
email: stephen.cooley@proventureconsulting.co.uk

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Mark Tobin

tel: 07717 725 844
email: mark.tobin@proventureconsulting.co.uk