Service Lead – Local, Bereavement and Winter Maintenance Services
Salary: Leader 7 (SCP 1-5) £63,676 - £75,435
Hours per week:37
Employment Location: Jack Crawford House
Closing date:23 Jan
Sunderland City Council are seeking to recruit a Strategic Service Lead to oversee Local, Bereavement and Winter Maintenance Services within our Environmental Services directorate. We are embarking on a challenging and exciting transformation programme, led by the newly appointed Director of Environmental Services.
This is a newly created role which will provide a fantastic opportunity for an experienced and dynamic leader to join our senior leadership team and provide clear strategic management and operational leadership.
You will be the strategic lead for street cleansing, grounds maintenance, arboriculture, fixed play, cemeteries, and crematoria management as well as all activities associated with winter maintenance.
You will also support the Director of Environmental Services to shape and deliver the Service areas above, operating within the values, principles and strategic vision of the council and supporting delivery of the City Plan.
You’ll be working closely with a wide range of partners both internal and external, at both regional and local levels acting as the council’s lead expert in the management and operational aspects of your service area ensuring the overall effectiveness of service delivery, strategies, driving efficiencies, cultural shift and the departmental agenda.
The position will deputise for the Director of Environmental Services as and when required.
Take a look at our comprehensive job description and person specification in the 'Supporting Documents' section.
Sunderland City Council are going through a period of positive development and transformation, whilst the city itself is undergoing large scale regeneration and development. It is a great time to join and drive change, at the same time as witnessing and engaging with what will be a thriving city.
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For an informal discussion please contact Marc Morley, Director of Environmental Services. Marc.Morley@sunderland.gov.uk
Previous applicants need not apply.
Please note that CVs are not acceptable.
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