Director (Operational) of City and Neighbourhood Services

Director (Operational) of City and Neighbourhood Services


Director (Operational) of City and Neighbourhood Services

(circa £90k + attractive benefits)

Belfast is a culturally vibrant, well-connected and resilient city full of optimism and energy. Through 2021 there will be a focus on an inclusive and jobs led recovery post pandemic, taking a sustainable approach to building back better and developing future growth opportunities across the city to encourage the growth of the economy and support the thousands of families that live in Belfast and the surrounding areas.

The creation of this new Director post will build further capacity and expertise within the senior team of Council’s largest Department and offers an opportunity to collaborate with colleagues and city partners to enhance the delivery of services and influence and shape future plans. The development of a sustainable operating model, supported by effective and efficient systems, will enable effective performance management and a focus on delivery and outcomes. Ultimately this will lead to the delivery of improved and integrated community-based services and enhanced customer experiences.

You will have experience of operating and influencing at senior management level, with a successful track record in the delivery of relevant front-line services to the public, within a similarly complex operating environment. Given the remit of this new leadership role it is essential that you can demonstrate the strategic leadership, commitment to service excellence and experience of effective resource management that this role demands. Experience of managing a significant budget of over £5m and motivating a multi-disciplined workforce of 50 or more staff is also essential.

To find out more information about this role and to request a copy of the Candidate Briefing Document and application details please contact Claire McKee from Clarendon Executive on 028 90725 750 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Closing date for application to this role is 10 am, Monday 15th March 2021.

Belfast City Council is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all sections of the community. If you have a disability and require any reasonable adjustments, or your first language is not English and you require any assistance with any aspect of our recruitment and selection process, please contact our helpline on 028 9027 0640. The information can be provided in other formats.


  • Closing Date:
    10 am, Monday 15th March 2021
  • Salary:
    circa £90k + attractive benefits
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Director (Operational) of City and Neighbourhood Services

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