Head of Environmental Operations

Location
London
Salary
£55,218-£61,992
Posted
14 Feb 2017
Closes
01 Mar 2017
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Head of Environmental Operations

Grade: MG3 £55,218-£61,992

Harrow Council is the 12th largest London borough by area and one of the most culturally diverse local authorities in the UK, making it a great place to live, work and visit. Located 10 miles from the city centre and just 13 minutes to Euston from Harrow & Wealdstone station there are great transport links via the Metropolitan Line, Watford DC Line and national rail service. It is easily accessible to the M1, M25 and A406.

Community is one of the three Directorates within Harrow Council, delivering universal services to all sections of the community such as street cleaning, waste & recycling, parks, highways infrastructure, civil engineering, traffic and transport, public protection, community safety, housing, and property.

This is a fantastic opportunity for a Head of Environmental operations to join the Community, Environment and Culture / Environmental Operations . Reporting directly to the Divisional Director, the post holder will be responsible for managing, developing and delivering all frontline services in Harrow, covering waste, recycling, cleansing, grounds and associated commercial functions.  This includes managing all budgets, performance, disciplinary, absence, grievance and change issues.

The post holder will work collaboratively as part of the Environment and Culture Senior Management Team, providing strategic and managerial leadership to staff to achieve upper quartile performance standards and customer satisfaction against agreed service specifications and standards.

To be successful in this role you would need to have the below skills & experience:

  • Comprehensive understanding of relevant Health, Safety & Welfare Legislation and approved Code of Practices and the impact on staff and members of the public
  • Working under pressure and to strict deadlines in a demanding environment
  • Ambitious about what's possible, challenging the status quo and ready to step up and accept a challenge.  We make brave decisions to achieve success, delivering on our promises and inspiring others to 'Think Big’
  • Builds strong, effective relationships across the organization, sharing their knowledge and breaking down silos. Listens to others opinions to inform decision making and seek opportunities to drive collaboration with those that share our outcome.  Values diversity and always treat others with empathy and respect.
  • Outcomes focused, setting clear objectives within a framework and articulating what success looks like. Decisive, agile and quick to act. Knows what to do and have the conviction to do it. Breaks down barriers and enable others to be more effective.

For additional information please refer to the Role Profile/ Selection Criteria.

Application Deadline: 01/03/2017

To apply please click: http://www.harrow.gov.uk/recruitment