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231 George Street Glasgow, G1 1RX
£96,898.50 - £110,116.12 per year
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Position Type:
Full Time
35 hours per week

Job Description

This is an exciting opportunity to fulfil a strategic role within the leadership team of Neighbourhoods, Regeneration and Sustainability (NRS) in Scotland’s largest local authority which brings together a range of operational, technical and development services that focus on sustainable transport, place making and delivering essential city services. NRS is a large and diverse service that touches on all aspects of life within the city. We value our people and recognise these are our biggest asset in achieving our objectives.

Reporting to the Director of City Development, you will drive forward plans for high quality, sustainable development, regeneration and economic growth across the city whilst ensuring public safety and protecting the historic environment. Your approach will ensure you deliver quality services with a focus on contributing to the council’s commitment to achieving net-zero by 2030.

The post has direct responsibility for the management and delivery of the statutory and regulatory Planning and Building Standards functions for the authority together with directing and overseeing the £400m City Deal programme targeting urban renewal, economic investment and employment.

We want to hear from exceptionally talented individuals with a passion and drive for regenerating and developing Glasgow. As part of the leadership team, you will take a collaborative approach and will be committed to improving the city for our citizens and visitors. You will be a first-class communicator and a natural relationship manager whilst demonstrating excellent leadership skills. You will have an appreciation and understanding of working within a political environment. You will be educated to degree level and hold membership of an appropriate professional body and have extensive experience in planning and regeneration at a senior management level.

You will also perform a strategic role of overseeing a variety of major and complex associated functions, projects aligned to the broader ambitions of the service, the council, and its partners.

Under the Local Government and Housing Act 1989, this post is politically restricted.

A strategic approach and vision to deliver service improvements, financial planning, and people management skills together with substantial experience of developing and achieving organisational goals and targets is essential. Also, you can reference Glasgow City Council’s Strategic Plan for further information.

For further information or to arrange an informal discussion with Ian Robertson, Director of City Development, please contact Christina Caldwell, Business Advisor on 0141 287 8449 or by email at

Application Packs

Alternative Application Packs can be requested in other formats for example, Large Print, Braille, Audio and other languages. To request an alternative Application Pack please phone 0141 287 1054. Packs will be posted out to you within 3 working days of receiving your telephone request. Please note the closing date of the job advert to ensure that you give yourself plenty of time to complete your application form and return it to us.

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