Thinking of joining West Yorkshire Combined Authority? An introduction to what we have done, what we offer and what we have planned.


Dear Applicant,

Firstly, thank you for your interest in West Yorkshire Combined Authority and also these key senior leadership and management positions we are currently recruiting to.

West Yorkshire and the Leeds City Region continues to develop real momentum in delivering improved prospects and opportunities in the region. As the Managing Director and senior management team we are working together to lead on this exciting journey. We want to attract skilled people, who share our passion and values, to work with us towards our vision and realise the potential of the City Region.

This is an exciting time for WYCA. As an organisation we are evolving, having combined several components such as the LEP and Metro – we are creating one organisation. We need talented leaders and managers throughout the authority; strategic and innovative thinkers who can shape and lead their teams to deliver high quality programmes; capable senior managers who can develop and implement our business plans and individuals who can influence, negotiate, guide and collaborate with and on behalf of the stakeholders. We need people who have a proven track record on delivering priority outcomes. We occupy a central role, both leading and supporting our stakeholders and working between both public and private sectors. Regardless of role you will build strong relationships to work with partners at local, regional and national levels in creating the conditions for sustained economic growth.

If you feel you have the necessary skills, values and aspirations to join us then we would welcome your application.

Yours sincerely,

Ben Still, Managing Director
Ben Still - MD WYCA