Our client, a well-established local authority, is currently seeking an experienced Place Services Director to lead, plan, develop and deliver a range of expert professional services including housing advice, planning and environmental services.
Position: Place Services Director
Hours: Full Time – 1 day working in the office
Location: South East
IR35 Status: Inside
Responsible for the effective leadership and development of a new department as a whole which includes housing advice services, planning and enforcement services
Manage the council’s place shaping plans ensuring they are in line with long term council aims
Implement strategic actions to improve the service to ensure that the housing operations services are appropriate for all customers and implement changes if required
Overcome issues surrounding performance, develop procedures and protocols to ensure the service is as effective as possible
Explore potential for alternative delivery models (including shared services) to maximise efficiency and reduce expenditure for the Council
Extensive and evident experience working in a senior capacity within local authority developing a new department/service
Effectively applied and observed relevant legislation surrounding planning, environment and housing legislation
If you have experience to match the requirements, or if you would like more information on the role, please contact Jason Woodhouse on
020 7557 7667 or send your CV to email@example.com
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