Head of Environment

Head of Environment  £95,480 - £107,596

Dundee is a modern, vibrant city which is continuing to transform.

Can you be part of the journey, helping maximise the opportunities to deliver for the communities of Dundee and create a fairer and more prosperous city?

Can you drive organisational change to improve performance and services while navigating current and future challenges?

Dundee City Council is looking for an inspirational and strategic individual to lead one of the Council’s largest and most diverse services.

Neighbourhood Services manages an annual budget of circa £140m, employs over 1000 staff and provides services for over 12,000 council house tenants and collected domestic waste from over 74,000 households and much more.

You will have lead responsibility for ensuring the development of and delivery of a range of services ensuring the council meets the requirements of best value and continuous improvements, empowers employees, encourages innovation, improves performance and promote effective learning and knowledge management.

The Head of Environment provides leadership ensuring the effective delivery of the management and maintenance of open spaces, street scene, bereavement services, waste management and recycling functions, as well as overseeing the Council's strategic waste partnership.

We are looking for someone with the highest level of political astuteness and personal integrity, alongside the ability to apply strong critical thinking skills to enable the organisation to deliver its objectives within statutory, constitutional and value for money requirements.

This post also has responsibility for the development and delivery of the overall strategic objectives of the Council, working as “one Council” across the organisation.

You will be a key member of the Neighbourhood Services Senior Management Team and be committed to taking forward Dundee’s impressive track record of community improvement and sustainability, and leading on key environmental strategies.

Your ability to form close and productive working relationships within and outside the Council is key, as is the ability to further strengthen relationships with a range of organisations both locally and nationally.

You’ll also be at the forefront of tackling the city’s key challenges and improving outcomes for people across Dundee.

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