To deliver our ambitious plans in the current financial environment, we have been conducting a top to bottom restructure of the council. The senior management team was restructured and reduced in 2016, and the concept of function-based directorates has been abolished. We have adopted a ‘One Council’ approach where colleagues work together across the organisation with the sole focus of delivering better outcomes for our residents and businesses.

Our new workforce strategy is helping us develop the talent we need to maximise the opportunities and face the challenges ahead and highlights the five key behaviours we expect all current and future employees to live and breathe. The roles advertised below are all key elements of our new look council and the size of the task ahead should not be underestimated. There are many challenges to overcome, but the sort of people we’re looking for won’t mind this. Successful candidates will thrive on challenge, and work with purpose, desire and infectious enthusiasm. 

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Growth

The Growth service teams form part of the Council’s operations hub. The operating model for Growth is to focus on core offering, developing skills, economic development, investment and regeneration in the City, while maintaining the required infrastructure and transport networks and managing capital assets.  The teams lead the provision of services which deliver opportunities for residents and communities improving individual and collective outcomes.  They are responsible for building the City’s reputation and capability to meet Council priorities particularly economic growth.  In all their work they are involved with developing partnership with other agencies, businesses and communities to change customer behaviour and mind-set. The main focus of the team is to create a positive environment for investment and development in the City and to secure competitive advantage for the City, its residents and businesses.  The team works collaboratively with others to achieve growth and asset development across the City, through the design and delivery of high quality infrastructure and systems and processes to support new and existing businesses and residents of the City. 

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