Depute Chief Executive (Director of Corporate Governance)

Expiring today

Aberdeen City Council
£127,391 per year
07 Sep 2016
27 Sep 2016
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Description

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Location: Marischal College
Duration: Full Time, Permanent

Job Purpose:

As an active member of the Chief Executive’s Corporate Management Team:

Act as the formal Deputy for the Chief Executive and as Head of the Paid Service in their absence provide strategic leadership and direction to deliver the policies and priorities of the Council in accordance with its core behaviours.

Provide support and advice to the Chief Executive in the strategic management and development of the Council.

Lead the portfolio of services the post is responsible for (see attached) ensuring at all times the effective delivery of high quality, customer focused and cost efficient services.


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:

Sound business acumen with strong knowledge of the external environment and working in partnership
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.
Proven leadership & managerial skills
Strong written and verbal communication skills and ability to tailor communications to the audience
Relationship, influencing and negotiation skills
Team working and team building skills
Strong customer focus skills and the proven ability to continually anticipate and exceed customer expectations

The Individual

Please the attached job profile for further information.

To apply, please see the following link:

See also:
2. Job Profile.docx