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Chief Officer Housing

Vacancy Details

Vacancy Group: Full Time Permanent
Category: Housing & Economy
Closing Date: 24/06/2021
Date Posted: 08/06/2021
Reference: 05478


Salary £89,085 – £99,565 (may be extended when certain conditions necessitate this)

Our relocation policy is also applicable to this post.

We have an exciting opportunity to join our Senior Leadership Team, in a role reporting directly to the Chief Executive. You will lead on the Housing portfolio area, as well as actively contributing to our collective leadership goals to deliver long-term improvement and sustainable services for Wrexham County Borough Council.

We are looking for someone to lead our ongoing investment in housing standards and services programme which includes increasing and improving our housing stock and sheltered housing, reducing homelessness and improving the quality of life for tenants and our communities.

Leading asset related work on place shaping projects including the Wrexham Gateway, our World Heritage Site and Wrexham Town Centre developments. 

You will play a pivotal role in the delivery of our Council Plan priorities along with specific responsibility for our ambitious plans to create thriving, resilient communities and high quality housing for all.

We are seeking someone with excellent visible leadership skills, in addition to professional skills and knowledge, to build effective relationships and partnerships with a range of internal and external stake holders.

You will have a proven track record of achievement in the delivery of strategic outcomes in Housing and the skills to influence and guide others.  You will have the ability to lead on cultural change, encouraging honest conversations throughout the service and promoting a ‘One Council’ culture. If you have the ability to provide strong financial, commercial and strategic support to the Council’s Officers and Members in this pivotal role, we would welcome an application from you.

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Closing date:  noon 24 June 2021

Shortlisting w/c 28 June 2021

Selection process w/c 5 July 2021 (6 & 7 July 2021)




Contact 1
Contact Name: Ian Bancroft
Telephone: 01978 292101
Email Address:

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