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Depute Chief Executive (Director of Corporate Governance)

This position is now closed to applications.

Aberdeen City Council is leading an unprecedented period of transformation. Our vision for Aberdeen is one of an ambitious, achieving, smarter city and we are turning that aim into reality by developing an economy based on knowledge and innovation. At the heart of our plan for the future is a commitment to empowering residents by embracing technology and an engaging approach to governance which fosters a passionate sense of place.

This is your opportunity to work in a thriving and cosmopolitan city, live in an area of outstanding natural beauty and to play a central role in an invigorating period in the history of the city and its local authority.

We are looking for inspiring leaders to join us in shaping Aberdeen’s future by steering the projects and programmes which will making a lasting difference to the lives of generations to come:

Depute Chief Executive (Director of Corporate Governance) – £127,391

Working for Scotland’s third largest city you will play a crucial role in driving Aberdeen City Council’s ambitious plans for delivering change and improvement. As Depute Chief Executive you will work closely with the Chief Executive as we enhance the way we do our business and how we behave as an organisation. With Directorate responsibility for Finance, Legal and Democratic Services, HR and Customer Services and Commercial and Procurement Services, you will be at the centre of the agenda helping to deliver a Smarter Aberdeen.

For a confidential discussion please contact us on 0141 212 7555.

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Closing date: Midnight, Monday 26th September 2016