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Head of Service Waste and Street Scene

Head of Service Waste and Street Scene

Posted 18 March by Pertemps Plymouth
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A great opportunity to work for Plymouth City Council within their Waste & Street Scene division. Depot location is great as close to the City Centre and has on-site parking.

You would be an experienced Head of Service, looking for your next interim role within Public Sector.

Primarily you would be involved in developing the future structure of Waste and Street Scene Services and embedding new working practices, as part of an ongoing project to modernise the Service.
Along with being able to lead the strategic direction for the service, ensuring a commercial and competitive approach at all times. Also ensuring that the Council's waste disposal, recycling activities, ground maintenance and street cleansing activities are carried out in accordance with environmental legislation.

This is an interim post based in Plymouth for a period of approximately 6 months. Pay rate is negotiable depending on Skills and experience.

You will hold the following demonstrable skills & qualifications;
  • Degree level qualification in a relevant discipline and/or corporate / professional membership of a recognised institute or body.
  • Full working knowledge of environmental legislation and policy (regional, national and European frameworks) and of good practice, particularly in relation to developing and implementing innovative policies and delivering strategies for the management of the service areas.
  • Extensive experience of effectively managing large budgets and delivering services and/or projects to time, quality and budget.
  • Proven evidence of leading service delivery, change and improvement at a senior level.
  • Proven experience of partnership working and involvement at a senior level.


This vacancy is being handled by Rachelle Addison, Specialist Consultant. Rachelle prides herself on working successfully with both applicants and her client in finding the right person for the right job every time. If you would like to speak to Rachelle directly, please call .

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