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Assistant Director - Capital Delivery

Islington London Borough Council
Islington, London (Greater) / Hybrid
£82,014 - £99,369 per year
Closing date
7 Apr 2024

Islington is a place rich with diversity and culture. As a council our sense of purpose couldn't be clearer: we serve. It's in the logo. We are committed to challenging inequality in the borough and as one of the largest employers we know that to look after the place and the planet, we have to look after our people. Together we can change the future.

To do this, we're changing Islington by putting the voices and views of our community at the heart of our work. Our relentless focus on tackling inequality, includes shifting the council's own culture and approach. We want the council to mirror the community in terms of diversity of culture, character and thought.

To achieve our ambitions and change the future, we need a dedicated and empowered community of colleagues. No matter what job role, everyone at Islington Council is appreciated and recognised.

Our many and varied careers, voices, skills and experiences are shared through the connections we make as individuals experiencing life in Islington. We have staff networks which bring us closer together regardless of age or profession, and an annual awards scheme to recognise each others strengths.

We're investing more in training than ever before, enabling you to develop personally and professionally. And over half of our vacancies are filled by existing colleagues taking on new challenges and promotions. Careers span from apprenticeships through to the chief executive with over 5,000 of us creating an inclusive culture which celebrates equality.

We know that the creativity, innovation and leadership we'll need to tackle the challenges ahead will come from our people.

Join Islington council and together we can change the future.

Job Description

Reporting to the Director of New Homes and Corporate Landlord, the Assistant Director Capital Delivery will be responsible for driving forward the Corporate Landlord £150M capital works and revenue programmes, as part of the Council's regeneration programme. You will lead this ambitious capital regeneration programme from cradle to grave, supporting and managing both internal and external consultants to deliver the programme successfully.

The Successful Applicant

You will have a substantial track record of leading multi-disciplinary teams to deliver capital projects and programmes, in a diverse, inner city environment. You will be a politically astute and commercially minded individual, with a track record of working in partnership with external stakeholders to deliver projects on time and on budget. The Assistant Director Capital Delivery needs to possess corporate membership and appropriate and relevant professional qualifications, of an appropriate built environment body.

What's on Offer

The salary on offer for the Assistant Director Capital Delivery ranges from £82,014 to £99,369. The Council is in the position to offer top of the salary range for the right candidate.

Working at Islington Council, you will have access to a generous annual leave allowance, starting at 31 days and increasing to 36 days leave per year after five years of local government service.

Islington Council adopts a hybrid approach to working, in order to promote and sustain a good work-life balance. For this leadership post you would be expected to be in as and when required to complete your role. Three days a week in the office and two days home working is the adopted hybrid approach at the council. With in person meetings that take place on a Tuesday.

Closing date: 7th April 2024
First stage interview: 15th -25th April 2024
Final stage panel interview: 6th-17th May

For further details, please contact: Joe Glendon - 07467000056 or Matthew Masters on 07951180360

Quote job ref JN-022024-6349977

To apply please click the Apply Now link below.

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