Senior Environmental Services Officer

North London
03 May 2017
03 Jun 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Our client is North London is actively seeking a Senior Environmental Services Officer to lead on contract management across the service including liaising with the Environmental Management team to ensure effective service delivery from external suppliers.

Main Duties:

  • To provide strategic contract management and service development functions, working

collaboratively with key suppliers and partners to deliver improvements in service quality,

efficiency and value for money across all key areas of waste management, recycling,

cleansing and grounds maintenance.

  • To initiate and project manage service improvement projects, including research into

policy change, best practice, innovation and benchmarking across a range of service

areas including waste, recycling, cleansing, grounds maintenance and public realm

enforcement. To provide service lead on ICT improvement projects.


  • In response to changes in national and regional policy, strategy and legislation carry out

research and analysis on the impacts to the authority and prepare reports and

recommendations on options and outcomes that may lead to service development or



  • Develop effective communications and engagement approaches to assist with promoting

frontline services, to raise awareness of low waste, low carbon behaviour change,

increase participation with recycling and waste minimisation and promote community

involvement in improving standards of environmental quality. To be responsible for liaising

with web development team to ensure that information on current service offer is up to date.


  • To undertake the management and implementation of waste minimisation, recycling,

cleansing, grounds maintenance, enforcement and other multi-disciplinary projects

including the effective management of budget and staff resources.


  • To lead on development and implementation of effective enforcement and engagement

approaches across all Environment teams, including production of operating procedures,

training plans and co-ordinated action to target problem areas.


  • Supply the Environmental Services Manager with appropriate information, analysis and advice in preparing for the variation, extension and re-let of new contracts. Participate in the critical examination of supplier tender submissions.


Person Specification:

  • Understanding of the principal responsibilities and key issues in the delivering Environmental Services with detailed knowledge in one or more of the following areas: waste management, recycling, cleansing or grounds maintenance.
  • EU and National policy, legislation, best practice and innovation in one or more of the following: waste, recycling, cleansing, grounds maintenance and enforcing local environmental quality
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills with the ability to express and present

complex information accurately, clearly and concisely both orally and in writing.

  • Ability to develop and implement evidenced-based strategies, policies and projects to effect positive change.
  • Ability to provide in-depth policy analysis and advice.
  • Awareness of the political environment
  • Ability to analyse data and use a wide range of IT systems


To register your interest or for further information please call us on 020 8732 5450 or email


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