The Swindon & Wiltshire Local Enterprise Partnership (SWLEP) is looking for a Chair to lead its activities at an exciting and strategically important time. This is a high profile voluntary role that will give you genuine influence on the prosperity and future development of the Swindon and Wiltshire areas.

SWLEP is a partnership between Swindon Borough Council, Wiltshire Council and a wide range of private sector organisations.  We have the unique role of representing businesses, ensuring that enterprise and economic development are given full consideration in public sector decision-making.

Since our launch in late 2011, we have developed a reputation as one of the most innovative LEPs in the country with a strong plan in place for the future.  As our next Chair, you will build on our successes, ensuring our strategic visionu is implemented and take the SWLEP forward to ensure the key delivery projects are achieved.  Your leadership will ensure the SWLEP succeeds in promoting and developing our region as the perfect location for businesses to thrive.

This remit calls for real credibility and presence, together with a proven record of senior level strategic management within the private sector.  You will also bring us strong political awareness and a broad contacts network. 

For further information about the role, including how to apply, please visit the Job Description here.

Closing date: Monday, 2 March 2020
Interview date: Friday, 20 March 2020