Exciting opportunity to lead EELGA as our new Chief Executive

The East of England Local Government Association (EELGA) has an exciting opportunity to lead the organisation as the new Chief Executive.

It follows the announcement that Professor Cheryl Davenport will be stepping down after three years of superb leadership.

The new Chief Executive will build on Cheryl’s success and continue the fantastic work EELGA delivers across the region.

As Chief Executive, the successful candidate will be integral to ensuring EELGA achieves its vision and corporate objectives.

Working within a tight-knit organisation, the role will provide the opportunity to make a real impact in the East of England through leadership and collaboration with councils and partners in our region.

To find out more about the role, including what’s involved and pay, please visit the dedicated microsite.

More about EELGA

Proudly owned by our 50 member local authorities, EELGA is a politically-led organisation. Its overall objective is to help councils be the best they can be for their people, places and communities.

EELGA puts its members at the heart of decision making and development, providing a strong regional voice to central government.

Our members benefit from a wide range of core and commercial services including a focus on Infrastructure and Growth, Resource Management, People and Communities, Workforce Development, Employers’ Service and Climate Change.

Additionally, EELGA provides councils with expert support through our Talent Bank and training via their Member Development Programme.

If you think you could be the right person to lead EELGA as the new Chief Executive, then find out how to apply here.