Environmental Protection Team Manager

Greenwich, London (Greater)
£44.607 - £47.511
11 Jun 2019
24 Jun 2019
Job role
Contract Type

Fixed Term Contract until 31st March 2020

Our Environmental Protection Team is seeking a Manager on a fixed term basis until 31st March 2020.  This post reports to, and deputises for, the head of service.

We would like to hear from exceptional candidates with broad pollution control experience and a can-do attitude who think laterally when solving problems. 

 The environmental protection team is a busy service and the team manager needs to organise and lead the team to meet service demand effectively and deal diplomatically with a wide range of issues. The team covers work including air quality, planning consultations, environmental permitting, land contamination, noise and vibration and light pollution.

The team manager will need to be capable of managing a team that provides a wide range of technical consultancy, environmental regulation and services to improve the quality of the natural and built environment throughout the borough. 

You will participate and lead on projects to improve local air quality and play a vital role to ensure that the negative impact of major development, regeneration and infrastructure projects schemes are minimised, and that the borough maintains the best possible environment for its residents and businesses.

You will provide specialist advice and support to colleagues across the Council and to members of the public and be capable of leading on work with other agencies and services. This position requires you to manage, direct and develop a team of professional and technical staff. This will include monitoring performance, preparing and presenting reports as required, and implementing changes in service delivery as necessary.

In return for your skills and professionalism we offer the chance to work in a thriving team with varied professional challenges. You will need to be highly motivated and enthusiastic with a genuine commitment to achieve.

A full UK driving licence and a suitable vehicle for council duties is required.

The successful candidate will be eligible to take part in the Council's flexible working arrangements

The Closing date for the post is 24th June 2019

For an informal discussion about this post, contact Ella Smallcombe on 0208 921 2119

Royal Borough of Greenwich values the diversity of its community and aims to have a workforce that reflects this. We therefore encourage applications from all sections of the community.

Royal Borough of Greenwich reserves the right to close any vacancy earlier than the advertised closing date should there be a high volume of applications received.

This role requires a Standard DBS. (This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act,1974)

All vacancies close at midnight unless otherwise stated

Each application is scored according to how well the supporting statement addresses each point on the Person Specification for the role. Candidates will be short-listed for interview on the extent to which they meet the specific points within the Person Specification. The Person Specification is supplied with the job advert. When completing your application, please use the supporting statement section to tell us how you meet each of the points on the Person Specification. We need to have this information in order to consider your application.