Head of Communities and Housing

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Aberdeen City Council
£80,697 per year
06 Sep 2016
28 Sep 2016
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Description

Before applying for this job, it is important that you read the Applicant Guidance by clicking on this link  and the Job Profile attached. These explain the job role and the type of person we're looking for.     

Location: Marischal College

Duration: Permanent / Full Time

Job Purpose:

To manage the human, information, financial and physical resources of the Service and to ensure that the strategic aims and objectives of the Council are achieved through the efficient delivery of services. To contribute to the strategic development of the Directorate and of the Council in line with local priorities and to continually improve the performance of the Service.


The post holder needs to hold as a minimum:

Relevant degree or professional qualification and/or Member of Professional Institution/Association


The post holder is expected to demonstrate:

Ability to engage in an appropriate way with a diverse range of clients / stakeholders.

Sound business acumen with strong knowledge of business drivers and the external environment

Sound understanding of organisational change management philosophies, tools and techniques

An ability to assess business needs from multiple sources, producing high level summaries and recommending appropriate interventions

Ability to analyse and manage risk

Proven extensive experience in:
Strategic policy development and implementation
Managing strategic partnerships
Service improvements
Successful budgetary management and control
Developing integrated services
One or more of the service areas within the scope of the Directorate
Working with Elected Members, Board members and other similar stakeholder groups

Skills in:
Value Delivery

Strong written and verbal communication and the ability to tailor communications depending on the audience.

Leadership and management

Relationship, influencing and negotiation

Team working and team building

Strong customer focus and the proven ability to continually anticipate and exceed customer expectations

The Individual

Please see the attached job profile for further information.

To apply, please go to the following link:http://www.aspenpeople.co.uk/acc/process.htm

See also:
2. Job Profile.doc