Environmental Protection Manager

East Suffolk Council
£47,665 to £51,593
Closing date
22 Aug 2022

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Environmental Protection Manager

  • East Suffolk Council, Flexible working – remotely and across our locations in Lowestoft or Melton (near Woodbridge)
  • £47,665 to £51,593 per annum
  • 37 hours per week
  • Permanent
  • Closing date: midday, 22 August 2022

East Suffolk Council is a progressive, forward thinking organisation with strong values and a range of clear strategic ambitious plans to grow and develop our organisation, people and services. Sometimes referred to as a ‘Super district’, East Suffolk is home to 250,000 residents and to an exceptionally diverse economy and range of communities.

We’re looking to recruit an experienced Environmental Protection Manager to lead and manage our Environmental Protection team as it expands to meet the exciting challenges ahead. You will have overall responsibility for implementing the strategic direction, policies and procedures for the environmental protection service, ensuring efficient and effective delivery of the full range of services including the Council's statutory obligations. In addition, you will have the opportunity to input your environmental expertise into exciting major nationally significant infrastructure projects such as Sizewell C and the Lowestoft Flood Barrier.

Leading by example and providing a strong sense of direction, you will have the ability to inspire, motivate and manage in a fast-paced environment. You will be a natural communicator who can effectively engage others, with a proven track record in forging successful internal and external partnerships and delivering complex projects on time and within budget. You will be able to influence appropriately and challenge professionally so that the right decisions are made for the Council.

If you think you have what it takes to be successful in this role please apply. We’d appreciate the opportunity to consider your application.

For an informal discussion regarding this post, please contact Louise Lennard on (01394) 444316

Closing date: midday, 22 August 2022.

Interview date: 16 September 2022.

Why work for us?

East Suffolk Council is a great place to work and there are lots of benefits our employees can access. To find out more about why we are so proud of East Suffolk Council, take a look at our video and hear why our employees think it is such a great place to work.

Here are some of the main benefits:

  • Great opportunities for training and development
  • Generous leave entitlement (equivalent to 24 days a year, increasing to 30 days after 5 years’ service, plus bank holidays)
  • Local government pension scheme
  • Free car parking (for when you are working in the office) 
  • Discounts on mobile phones, computers, holiday and travel, fashion and clothing, health and beauty and many other products and services.

Please see our benefits brochure for further information

How to apply

Step 1 - Read the advert and the job description and person specification

Step 2 - Complete the Supporting Statement template. Your statement needs to indicate how you meet each of the criteria contained within the Person Specification. Please use the template provided (other formats will not be accepted).

Step 3 - Complete the online application and upload your statement. Please note, CV’s are not accepted.

For more information, check out the How to Apply section of our Career Site.



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