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Head of City Planning

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:

Head of City Planning – £80,697

Regeneration and renewal is at the heart of the vision for Aberdeen’s future, with an exciting and innovative City Centre Masterplan providing the blueprint for transformation. As Head of City Planning you will have a rare opportunity to play a key part in reinvigorating a city already well established on the world stage.

You will develop and implement medium and longer term environmental and transportation strategies ensuring a holistic approach to the future development of the city by working in partnership with local communities, the private sector and other public bodies.

For a confidential discussion please contact Aspen People on 0141 212 7555.

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Closing date: Midnight, Monday 26th September 2016