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Douglas Borough Council is looking for a Director of Housing & Property to lead and build on the already excellent reputation of the Housing & Property Service. In addition this Director will be a member of the Chief Officers’ Management Team and will assist in providing leadership, vision and strategic direction across all Council and Corporate initiatives, projects and services. This is an excellent opportunity to be at the forefront of leading and shaping the Service.




Do you think you can meet the considerable challenge of improving services, meeting growing demand and balancing budgets? Do you have the necessary energy and drive with a proven track record of successful leadership and strategic management within a multi-functional organisation of similar range and complexity? Have you got an advanced understanding of the strategic drivers for the service that will come under the control of this position and are you able to appreciate and understand the strategic high profile issues?




If you are seeking out a new and exciting challenge; if you are of high integrity and conduct, honest and direct, if you know what first class service delivery looks like and can inspire a team, if you are enthused by the prospect of joining the largest authority in the Isle of Man, if you are comfortable with being part of a team that seeks to demonstrate values based and strong leadership, then we look forward to receiving your application.




For an informal discussion please contact Kathy Rice, Chief Executive on (01624) 696319.




Application packs and details are available on the Council’s website:




Completed applications forms must arrive no later than Wednesday, 28th August 2019




Canvassing of Members or Officers of the Council or any Committee of the Council, directly or indirectly, for the appointment under the Council shall disqualify the candidate for such appointment. This does not prevent an applicant from seeking further information on the post from Officers, the Chief Executive or the Human Resources Section (01624) 696455.


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Closing Date : Wednesday, 28 August 2019

We are looking to recruit a permanent part time Administrative Assistant to join our Directors Central Support Team. If you are self-motived, trustworthy and enthusiastic and have previous experience within an administrative or customer service role then we would welcome an application from you. This is a wide ranging role working closely with various staff to provide a confidential, administrative service to the Directors and Senior Officers of the Council.


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Closing Date : Friday, 30 August 2019