Business Manager Public Protection
Salary: Zone 4 £66,279 - £69,671
Full-time Permanent, 37 hours per week
Hybrid working, flexible
Newark and Sherwood District Council is situated in the historic market town of Newark, in the heart of Nottinghamshire. We’re proud of our vast district and our national attractions including the National Civil War Centre, Newark Castle, Southwell Minster and Sherwood Forest. We’re easily accessible by both road and rail and we boast some of the nicest parks and green spaces in England. We’re an ambitious, forward thinking Council with strong values and a culture of doing our absolute best to serve our customers.
Would you like to lead the Council on a wide-range of environmental health and community safety matters? As our new Business Manager, you will lead these two teams, focussing on a wide range of statutory responsibilities including, environmental protection, community safety, public realm CCTV, food safety and health and safety, and private sector housing licensing. You will also take full responsibility for the Council’s corporate approach to health and safety and risk management, ensuring full up-to-date communications on key national and local developments within these key areas, whilst using your knowledge and learning to deliver service improvements in line with the Authority’s obligations under the Cleaner, Safer, Greener Agenda.
With demonstrable experience in resource management, in providing direction and strong people management skills, you will have a background and knowledge in Environmental Health and/or Public Protection a senior level and have full CIEH membership or equivalent.
You will deliver against strategic and special projects including Safer Streets Four, enhancing the council’s CCTV network and developing schemes within the Better Care Fund. A postgraduate qualification in a relevant field is also required along with a full driving licence and access to a reliable vehicle.
We offer a competitive salary, enrolment in the local government pension scheme, flexible hours, hybrid working, a generous annual leave entitlement that increases with service, a whole host of family-friendly benefits, 1 days’ paid volunteering leave, free staff car parking* and £10 gym membership at one of our four gyms in the district. You will be working with a professional, committed and experienced team who are passionate about supporting us to deliver the objectives as outlined in our Community Plan and Council Values.
For an informal chat or more information, please contact Alan Batty, Business Manager Public Protection on 01636 655467.
*Free staff parking is valid until 31st July 2024.
This post is "politically restricted" as defined in Section 2(1)(d) of the 1989 Local Government and Housing Act.
Veterans/family of forces/ex-forces, those in care/care leavers, and candidates who declare disabilities (as defined by the Equality Act 2010) will be guaranteed interviews provided they have demonstrated that they meet the essential criteria of the post as detailed in the Person Specifications on their application forms.
Closing Date: Midnight 29th November 2022.
Two stage interviews – w/c 5th December and 12th December 2022.