Head of City Planning

Recruiter
Aberdeen City Council
Location
Scotland
Salary
£80,697 per year
Posted
06 Sep 2016
Closes
28 Sep 2016
Ref
ABC02361
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
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.



Requirements

Desirable requirement is membership of the Royal Town Planning Institute, or equivalent.



Responsibilities

You are 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.docx