Organization

Randers Municipality is governed by the City Council. The City Council appoints the mayor as well as the first and second deputy mayor.

The mayor and the two deputy mayors are appointed in connection with elections for the City Council, which are held every four years.

The mayor handles the daily management of the municipality. The municipality’s executive committee is also appointed by the City Council and is composed of the chief executive and five professional directors, one of whom is also deputy chief executive.

Randers Municipality is organized in four management areas and a number of staffs.

Chief Executive

Chief Executive
Jesper Kaas Schmidt

The chief executive oversees the daily administration of Randers Municipality with four different departments under his purview.

The chief executive is in charge of the two following departments, each of which has its own manager or director.

Manager
(Vacant)

The staff includes the following subdepartments:

  • Secretariat of the City Council
  • Communication

Director of Finance
Lars Sønderby

The staff includes the following subdepartments:

  • Finance
  • Personnel and HR
  • IT and Digitalization

Management Areas

Within Randers Municipality there are four major management areas that cover everything from social welfare and employment to culture and leisure time activities.

Director
(Vacant)

This management area includes the following departments:

  • Secretariat
  • Nature and Environment
  • Planning, Building and Roads
  • Property Service and Management Department
  • Business and Rural District

Director
Michael Maaløe

This management area includes the following departments:

  • Secretariat
  • School
  • Children
  • Family

Director
Steinar Eggen Kristensen

This management area includes the following departments:

  • Secretariat - Politics and Development
  • Secretariat - Finance and Management
  • Social Welfare
  • Labor Market

Director and Deputy Chief Executive
Erik Mouritsen

This management area includes the following departments:

  • Secretariat
  • Care
  • Health
  • Culture and Leisure Time