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Head of Service, Development Management

Vacancy Details

Vacancy Group: Full Time Permanent
Category: Economy & Planning
Closing Date: 02/19/2023
Date Posted: 02/02/2023
Reference: 06762


G15 - £58,082 - £61,753

Wrexham is Wales’ newest City – would you like to help us shape it?

We are very proud of our newly awarded City status.  With a new Place Shaping Strategy being developed, a new Chief Officer, David Fitzsimon being appointed in 2022 and many interesting regeneration projects in the pipeline, a lot of change and exciting times are ahead.  We currently have a range of interesting opportunities for enthusiastic and talented planning professionals to make their mark at a range of levels.

We are looking for a highly motivated and experienced Town Planning professional with proven leadership qualities to be an integral member of the Senior Management Team within our newly created Economy and Planning Service.

A key role in the delivery of service improvement; leading all aspects of the Council’s Development Management and Enforcement functions, managing an enthusiastic team of Officers and liaising with Elected Members.

We are proud to hold a Gold Award for Corporate Health and our culture is based on empowerment, support and trust.  We have just moved into our newly refurbished Office in the centre of Wrexham and we work in a modern, flexible and creative way.  Benefits include membership of the Local Government Pension Scheme, a generous leave allowance and ongoing, structured training. 

To arrange an informal discussion about any of these posts, please email David Fitzsimon, Chief Officer Economy and Planning:

The Council welcomes applications from suitably qualified candidates regardless of race, gender, disability, sexuality, religious belief or age.

The Council is committed to developing its bilingual workforce and welcomes applications from candidates who demonstrate their capability to work in both English and Welsh. Applications submitted in Welsh will not be treated less favourably than an application submitted in English.



Contact 1
Contact Name: David Fitzsimon
Telephone: 01978 298930
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