Head of Direct Services

Sevenoaks, Kent
Up to £71,000 
02 Sep 2019
07 Oct 2019
Contract Type
Full time

Location: Dunbrik, Sundridge with other travel needed.

Customer focussed, resourceful, innovative…

… you have the opportunity to join an organisation that is wholly committed to managing it's hugely important Direct Services in-house.

We are proud that we continue to employ our own staff to collect all of our waste and recycling every week and we've promised our residents that we'll keep it that way. But their expectations are high and they like our District to be well-kept, clean, and free from fly-tipping and abandoned vehicles.

In an area that covers 142 square miles, is 92% Green Belt, has 50,000 households and 10,000 local businesses it's a wonderful challenge to keep our District to the standard to which we have become accustomed!

An accomplished manager, that is comfortable empowering their staff, you will be an excellent motivator. You'll have an eye for detail and a strong will to deliver a modern and effective service that meets our customers' expectations.

You'll be able to bring commercial expertise to generate income from your paid for services and to keep a tight control of costs and expenditure.

The health and safety of your staff will be of paramount importance and your knowledge of risk management and procurement will be an asset to the organisation.

With a reward package of up to £71k and the opportunity to make a positive impact on the Sevenoaks District we can't wait to see what you can offer.

How to apply

For further details on this role please do not hesitate to click on the following link: www.sevenoaks.gov.uk/joinus

The recruitment timetable is set out below.

For an informal discussion about this role please do contact Catherine Webb, PA to the Chief Finance Officer on 01732 227268 who would be pleased to arrange for you to speak with Adrian Rowbotham, Chief Officer Finance & Trading.

Closing date: 9am Monday 07 October 2019

Final Interview dates: Friday 18 October 2019