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Job Title

Director Of Service


Cork City Council




Cork City is the key driver of the southern region of Ireland. Our ambition is to strengthen the role we play regionally and locally. This ambition is underpinned by Government policy as set out in the National Planning Framework (NPF) which supports Cork City’s ambitious growth targets to increase by at least 50% and to enhance the significant potential to become a city of scale.  This sets a target for Cork City for the population to grow by 125,000 to over 335,000 people between 2020 and 2040, which will make it the fastest growing city in Ireland and this will require a concerted effort to build houses, create circa 75,000 jobs and provide a range of health, social, community and cultural services. Cork will continue to thrive as place of energy, ambition, determination and enterprise.    Cork City Council has over 1500 employees across 40 locations and provides a wide and diverse range of public services such as housing, management of the public realm, libraries, physical planning and development, community, culture and place-making and the delivery of infrastructure projects. A vacancy now exists in Cork City Council for an experienced and ambitious Senior Manager to play a leadership role as a Director of Service who will be responsible for policy implementation, service delivery and change management. The successful candidate will have: • A career record that demonstrates the necessary senior level leadership and management skills to manage, develop and motivate a large multidisciplinary team; • Experience of managing change in a complex and dynamic environment; • A significant record of achievement of results; • Excellent stakeholder management, influencing and communication skills. The Public Appointments Service is committed to a policy of equal opportunity and encourage applications under all nine grounds of the Employment Equality Act. Visit to apply.

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30 days ago