About the Role



Location: Reigate, Surrey

Salary: £competitive

Reference: A000474

Status: Open

Surrey is one of the most significant places in the UK, and we’ve got energy to match. While our sector is facing huge pressure, Surrey County Council is well equipped to tackle the challenge head on. We’re a serious organisation, with big responsibilities and huge ambition. Our hard work, innovative thinking and transformation has ensured solid progress, with improving services and balanced budgets; but the future is going to require even more bold thinking and difficult decisions.

We see this as an exciting opportunity to be a sector-leading council, always pushing for improvement and prepared to go the extra mile to enhance the lives of our residents. We want a values-driven, ambitious leader, with a grasp of the scale and importance of public service delivery in a place like Surrey. Inspiring, resilient and with an outstanding track record, you’ll be ready to guide us through the journey ahead, to be the very best we can be.

For more information on the requirements of this role, please download the role profile below.

Download role profile 

For an informal conversation about this role, please contact:

Martin Tucker
Email: mtucker@faerfield.co.uk
Phone: 0121 312 3755

Ben Cox
Email: bcox@faerfield.co.uk
Phone: 0121 312 3755

To apply:

To apply for this job please click on the Apply button below and fill out the requested information. When prompted, please submit your CV and a Supporting Statement (no more than four sides of A4 each).

With your CV, please also provide the names and contact details of two referees, one of whom should be your current or most recent employer. Referees will only be contacted if you reach the final stages, and we will not contact referees without your permission.

Your supporting statement should express why you are interested in this role and what experience you can bring to the organisation. The statement should tackle the specific requirements of the role; outlining examples and outcomes showing how you meet those requirements.

Indicative Timetable

Closing date for applications: Friday 23 February 2024

Preliminary interviews:  Wednesday 6 March 2024

Stakeholder Day:
Monday 18 March 2024

Final interviews:
Wednesday 27 March 2024