Assistant Director of Planning, Transport and Public Protection

Reading, Berkshire
Up to £96k
16 Dec 2021
24 Jan 2022
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Contract Type
Full time

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Reading is a place with ambition where your talent and expertise can make a real difference. This role is key leadership position not just within the forward-thinking Economic Growth and Neighbourhood Services Directorate but the whole council and borough. At the apex of one of England’s key transport hubs Reading is an exceptional commercial, retail and leisure destination with a thriving night-time economy. The council with its partners has an ambitious agenda for Reading and its communities as laid out in the Reading 2050 vision, an emerging Town Centre Strategy and newly adopted Local Plan. Reading Borough Council is now seeking an outstanding leader to lead the delivery of the outcomes envisaged in these plans.

The Assistant Director of Planning, Transport and Public Protection will build upon a solid foundation and shape a culture of high expectations by developing the council’s strategic approach to planning, regulatory services, transport strategy, programmes and projects, that supports Reading’s economic recovery from the pandemic. The successful candidate will have a track record in delivering outstanding services, right first time projects and organisational change in complex environments.

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