Head of Enforcement & Safety

London (Greater)
£67,164 - £75,695
20 Jan 2021
22 Feb 2021
Job role
Head of Service
Contract Type
Full time

Havering is a council with a bright future, an ambitious vision and high-profile growth agenda. The third largest London Borough covering an area of 11,227 hectares and 386 miles of highways we serve 106,000 households and circa 250,000 residents. As part of our continuing commitment to development and sustainability we are re-shaping our Neighbourhoods Directorate to form an Extended Management Team to work more collaboratively with our partners, our residents and our colleagues across the Council to deliver the priorities set within our Corporate Plan. Employee feedback tells us that we are a council people want to work for and one in which you will have the opportunity to thrive while maximising your contribution and career potential.

Reporting into the Assistant Director of Civil protection this role you will lead the strategic development of Community Safety and Environmental Enforcement.  Providing strategic leadership on behalf of the Authority, with responsibility for working with other relevant statutory, non-statutory and community partners, on the development and implementation of strategies, policies, and operations to make Havering a safer borough.  The role will have responsibility for regular liaison with Barking & Dagenham and Redbridge Borough Councils, under the established East BCU.

You will have responsibility for operational delivery of key services across the Borough, including Environmental and ASB Enforcement, Community Safety (Domestic Abuse, IOM, Serious Gang Violence and ASB). Demonstrating experience in leading and managing multi-disciplinary teams at a senior level preferably within crime, safety, and environmental services desirably as part of a local authority setting. Significant experience in operating strategically with statutory and non-statutory partners. Excellent Knowledge of Anti-Social Behaviour, Crime and Policing Act 2014, Environmental Protection Act 1990, and Data Protection Act 2018 & GDPR.

For more information and to apply please contact our retained consultants at Osborne Thomas on 020 3280 3671 or via havering@osbornethomas.org 

Closing date: 22nd February