Environment Commissioning Group Manager - Kingston Upon Thames
GBP69,855 per annum hour for 36 hours per week based at County Hall, Penrhyn Road, Kingston Upon Thames, KT1 2DN. This position is based inside one of our main area offices, click HERE to see a 360 degree view of the building and surrounding area along with a view of the reception.
From flexible working to job sharing (where possible) we are committed to providing a healthy work life balance. A laptop and mobile will be supplied if applicable to your role. You will benefit from 24 days annual leave, rising to 28 days after 2 years' service, a generous local government salary related pension, as well as the option to join our car lease scheme. For more information about the wide variety of benefits you can take advantage of please visit MyBenefits for Surrey County Council staff.
Surrey County Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We want to be an inclusive and diverse employer of first choice reflecting the community we serve and particularly welcome applications from all under represented groups.
About the role
The Environment Commissioning Group Manager is a new role within the Community Protection, Transport & Environment Directorate.
The post holder will be responsible for setting up and embedding a new commissioning model within the directorate for waste and countryside services. Working closely with the Environment Delivery Group Manager and other partners the post holder will motivate and inspire others to ensure the delivery of value for money services in line with the Council's outcome based objectives. Alongside the specific role person spec requirements the post holder will need to:
- Uphold Surrey's values and behaviours
- Provide skills, knowledge and expertise of the council's environmental and sustainability strategies
- Build and maintain purposeful strategic relationships with external organisations and partners
- Have proven experience of developing and testing how best to achieve strategic outcomes and appraising options
- Ability to draw on innovative practice across the environmental sector and suggest and implement creative solutions- deliver meaningful change
If you are able to work in a large County with all the challenges as well as benefits that this has to offer then we would like to hear from you.
For more information please find attached to the bottom of this advert a full job profile.
For an informal discussion contact Alan Bowley via email at We look forward to receiving your application.
The job advert closes at 23:59 on 28/05/2019.
Interview dates to be confirmed.