Unit manager for Detailed Planning
Umeå, Sweden
Type of Employment Full-time
Job position Head of unit, public administration
Work model On location
Application due date 11 August 2024
Are you the one?
Do you want to be part of driving and influencing Umeå's sustainable development? Then you should apply for the position as head of unit in the Department of Detailed Planning within the City Planning Administration. In the Detailed Planning department, we enable Umeå's sustainable growth through the development of detailed plans, district reviews and area regulations. Our goal is to contribute to a safe, secure and long-term sustainable society with good living environments. We must also work for a good building culture and a good urban and landscape environment. The Detailed Planning department is divided into two units with a total of 29 employees who have different study backgrounds and skills such as plan architects, architects, community planners, map engineers and coordinators. Right now we are working on Detaljplanering with many exciting projects and the development of new districts, go to the municipality's website www.umea.se/kommun and search for example on the projects; Norra Ön, a new district on Ön in Umeälven Nyskogen 1:1 Dåva Eco industrial park Kv Verkstaden, conversion of business land into residential environments The Department of Detailed Planning is part of the City Planning Administration within Umeå Municipality, which also consists of Building Permits, Land Surveying, Environmental and Health Protection and a staff with support functions. The administration has a total of approx. 200 employees. Your work assignments As unit manager, you have personnel and budget responsibility for approximately 12 employees. You are responsible for quality and progress in detailed planning matters in line with the municipality's long-term goals. Together in the department's management team, we apply a shared responsibility for long-term development of the department and ensure an efficient and high-quality process. Together, we are responsible for maintaining a trusting dialogue with the private and public actors involved as well as the municipality's policy and other administrations. About you We are looking for someone who can represent the municipality in a trustworthy and positive way. You focus on citizen benefit and engage in dialogue with your employees where you, as a manager, are available, clear and listen with consideration. You base your leadership on trust in the employees and their ability to achieve good results. The duties require that you have a driven and solution-focused way of working and a willingness to take on complex societal challenges in collaboration with others. We strive for an organization that is characterized by equality and diversity in all respects. We put great emphasis on your personal characteristics. Requirement Education at university level in any subject area that is handled in a detailed plan, e.g. Physical planning, architect, community planning, environmental and water engineering or other education that the employer deems relevant to the position. Several years of work experience in civil engineering with participation in the detailed planning process Experience of operational responsibility, for example through a coordination or team leadership role Experience in managing projects Good ability to express yourself well both orally and in writing in Swedish Desirable experience Managerial experience with personnel responsibility Experience in drawing up detailed plans Experience of driving or actively participating in the development of processes/working methods/operations with the support of new technology Experience in change management Good knowledge of the Planning and Building Act Welcome with your application! Follow Umeå Municipality on Linkedin! About Umeå municipality Umeå municipality is the region's largest employer with over 13,000 employees. The municipality has approximately 440 managers and the operations are divided into eight administrations. Our jobs and our value base are based on citizen focus, openness, trust and continuous improvement. Umeå is a cultural city in constant development. In order to meet the goal of 200,000 inhabitants in 2050, we need more people working for growth and welfare. We know that differences enrich and welcome everyone to apply for a job with us. In the next ten years, we will hire around a thousand employees every year. Do you want to become one of us? Here you can find out what it's like to live and live in Umeå: https://www.gatewayumea.se/sv/move-to-umea Umeå municipality is part of three administrative areas for Finnish, Meänkieli and Sami www.umea.se/minoriteter.  As an employee with us in Umeå municipality, you can take advantage of a number of benefits. Take advantage of our benefits https://umea.se/jobbochforetagande/jobbochpraktik/kommunensomarbetsgivare/varaformaner.4.1b4d24fb1752122eb843bf.html Do you sell ads or offer recruitment support? Please do not contact us about it! We select and contact the companies we collaborate with ourselves.