Director of Environment

Confidential

London

Ref: GSi72753

We are seeking an Interim Director of Environment to provide outstanding leadership and direction to a portfolio of services including the City Council's Sport & Leisure service, Waste & recycling services, Parks & Open Spaces, Sayers Croft and other associated services. As part of the role you will provide an ambitious strategic vision for the future development of these services, driving service transformation through innovation in line with our City For All priorities and in particular our corporate response to tackle the climate change and environmental issues faced today.  As a member of the Council’s Senior Leadership Team to contribute proactively to the collective leadership of the Council, working collaboratively with members, services across the council, partners and stakeholders to deliver the council’s objectives and priorities.  Other duties will include but not be limited to:

  • To represent and lead this diverse range of high-profile, public facing services, foster a culture of continuous improvement and delivering services that are recognised as a leader in their field.
  • To lead existing and new partnerships with outsourced providers, the health service, voluntary sector, members and other external stakeholders, working collaboratively with them to deliver City for All priorities.
  • To lead existing and new partnerships with outsourced providers, the health service, voluntary sector, members and other external stakeholders, working collaboratively with them to deliver City for All priorities

The role is expected to last 6 months, day rate is dependent on experience inside IR35. It will be remote working for the duration of the contract but the role is London based. If you would like to apply for this position, please submit an up to date copy of your CV Word format that supports the criteria set out, as well as your contact details availability by 5pm on Thursday 11th March 2021.

How to Apply

To apply for this role, please submit an up to date copy of your CV, along with a Supporting Statement that addresses the criteria set out in the person specification, using examples to demonstrate how you meet the essential requirements. Please provide your home, work, mobile and email contact details and let us know of any dates when you are not available or where you may have difficulty with the indicative timetable. You should also provide the names, positions, organisations and contact details for two referees, one of whom should be your current or most recent employer. If you do not wish us to approach your referees without your prior permission, please state this clearly.

Once you have submitted your application, you will receive an automated email to confirm that you have applied. If you do not receive this email, please make contact with GatenbySanderson.

Contacts

Neel Patel: 07917 585 518