A local authority in Leicestershire are currently recruiting for an Interim Head of Neighbourhoods.
Purpose of the role:
Strategic oversight of waste contract and budget accountability [we have an operational lead on this, and waste services delivered by a contractor]
Strategic oversight of environment, grounds maintenance and street cleansing services [including review of where these functions best sit in the longer term in our structure]
Strategic oversight of cemetery maintenance and oversight of project to ensure continued cemetery provision
Community safety and strategy for priority neighbourhoods [including service delivery review and structure review]
Business case, implementation and clear strategy for future of CCTV in Melton [including integration of safer streets funding]
Service improvements - responsiveness, accountability, interaction with peers, elected members, partners and community representatives, managing expectations, leadership and service resilience, [this is a key improvement area needed]
The ideal candidate needs to be a really effective head of service level candidate that can take ownership of this area of work quickly and effectively. It is a strategic role but the candidate will need to enable service improvements, build relationships and agree ways of working / interaction with members and community representatives as a key part of this role. It is an area of frequent complaints and frustrations due to delayed responsiveness and this is taking up time and resource and impacting the councils reputation. The candidate would need to commit to immerse themselves in strategic and operational matters and be accountable for leading and embedding the changes and improvements needed.
- £300 per day
- Hybrid working
- ASAP start
If this role sounds of any interest to you please give Owen a call on (phone number removed) or email (url removed).
Eden Brown is committed to equality in the workplace and is an equal opportunity employer. Eden Brown is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy