Vacancy posted: Friday, 6 Jul 2012
Salary /Pay: £75,774
Hours: 35 hours per week
Location: Irvine What is the Role?
To lead and manage the following Services of the Council, to be responsible to the Corporate Director for such and to be accountable to the Council:
- Tranporatation, Lighting Maintenance and Design
- Environmental Health amd Trading Standards
- Building Standards
- Economic Development
What will you do?
As a key member of the Council's Corporate Management Team, the successful candidate will play a strategic leadership role in facilitating our transformational change programme while focussing on the continuous improvement and effectiveness of service delivery in a challenging financial climate. You will demonstrate extensive experience at a senior management level of formulating policy on complex issues and the ability to create new and innovative solutions. The posts have a broad and exciting remit-including responsibility for leading the Council's Workforce Change Programme -and will offer you the opportunity to have a direct impact on shaping the delivery of services to our local communities.
What do you need to bring to the Role?
You will be a strategic thinker and inspirational leader who will deliver a clear sense of purpose and direction and will easily gain the confidence of Councillors, employees, trade unions, local communities and partner organisations. While change management will be of paramount importance, you will also have excellent people management skills, combined with integrity and sound ethical judgement.
Job Reference: NAY002715
Closing Date: 30-Jul-2012
About North Ayrshire Council
Home to 138,000 people, North Ayrshire covers an area of 340 square miles and includes the islands of Arran, Great Cumbrae and Little Cumbrae. Our dramatic coastal scenery, rolling hills and long sandy beaches make for a fantastic place for you and your family and friends to visit. Why work for us? If you think working for your local council is about sweeping roads and collecting Council Tax then think again. There's no such thing as a 'typical' job with us - just countless opportunities to make a real difference to North Ayrshire. From inspecting restaurants to caring for the local environment, North Ayrshire Council employees are hard at work making North Ayrshire the best it can be. Day in, day out, we’re responsible for delivering a huge variety of services to around 138,000 people. Working for North Ayrshire Council provides a career that’s challenging and rewarding. We’ll support your professional progression and development all the way.