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Renfrewshire House, Cotton Street, Paisley, PA1 1TS
£150,438 per year
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Position Type:
Full Time
35 hours per week

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Based at Renfrewshire House, Cotton Street, Paisley.

Passion. Energy. Commitment.

Renfrewshire has it.

Now we need you.

Renfrewshire has a long history of creativity, innovation and global connections. A place of radicals and thinkers, united by a strong sense of community, fairness, and social justice. A region with first-class connections, local and international businesses, and home to a diverse network of towns and villages and beautiful countryside. A place where everyone is supported to have a good life.

As Renfrewshire Council's new Chief Executive, you will join an ambitious council at a pivotal time in our extensive transformation programme. You will play a key role in driving Renfrewshire's economic, social, and green recovery and completing delivery of our multi-million-pound Glasgow City Region City Deal investment, ensuring benefits are realised for everyone who lives, works, and learns here. You will lead a workforce of over 8,000 and provide professional advice and strategic direction to the council, as we continue to redefine our relationships with our communities, partners and businesses to achieve even more, together.

We're looking for an exceptional leader who is passionate about public service, Place shaping, partnership, and people. You will bring leadership, energy and vision and a proven track record of delivery, combined with excellent stakeholder management, strategic partnership capability, and an unfaltering commitment to getting it right for all our communities.

For an informal discussion about this post, please contact Sandra Black, Chief Executive, on 0141 618 7354.

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If successful, you will be required to undertake a Disclosure Scotland check, the level of check will be determined by the duties of the post. If you would like further information in relation to the Disclosure Scotland checks, please visit

This post is politically restricted in terms of the Local Government and Housing Act 1989.

Closing date for applications: Monday 20 September

Virtual Assessment centre: Tuesday 26 & Wednesday 27 October

In-person Socially Distanced Interviews: Friday 12 November

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