Director of Environmental Services



  • Location


  • Job type


  • Sector

    Local Government

  • Job ref


  • Expiry date

    05 July 2019

  • Client


Ref: GSi55397

An organisation based in London is seeking a Director of Environmental Services on a competitive day rate. 

  • The role of director of environmental services is to provide exemplary, strategic leadershiand substantial knowledge of Environmental
  • Services, motivated by delivering the key outcomes fo the Borough and its residents and in support of the departmental vision to create a vibrant, attractive and dynamic place.
  • At the same time the director will actively contribute to and support the council’s wider corporate and political priorities, key outcomes and strategic-objectives including our ambition to develop a modern council based upon greater commercialisation and digital and customer transformation


  • A proven track record and significant demonstrable experience of the strategic leadership, management and significant transformation of services and team(s) at a senior level within an environmental setting (e.g. commercial, public, voluntary sector).
  • Detailed knowledge and understanding of the areas of legislation, government guidelines, regulations, codes of practice, industry standards relating to environmental services
  • Evidence of success in building and enhancing the reputation of an organisation with external bodies and the media.
  • A track record of developing proportionate organisational governance in the context of organisational policies and procedures and to support effective operational delivery.
How to Apply

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Contact details
Justine Fisher: 020 7426 3974