Environmental Health Service Manager

West Suffolk Councils

Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk
£49,608 - £50,842 pa

Paid • Full Time • Permanent

Closing date: Monday, 24th September 2018   2 days left


We have an exciting opportunity at West Suffolk Councils’ to become an Environmental Health Service Manager joining our dedicated team based in Bury St Edmunds. In return, as our Environmental Health Service Manager you will receive a competitive starting salary £49,608 - £50,842 per annum depending on qualifications/experience (potentially rising to £56,119 through annual Performance Review awards) + Essential Car User Allowance and Benefits.

We are about to embark on the next milestone of our journey in becoming a new Single Council in 2019 and there has never been a more exciting time to join us and help innovate and drive the opportunities this change will enable.

Here in West Suffolk we are setting the pace nationally for transforming local government and investing in our communities and businesses. We are part of the UK economic engine and have earned a national reputation for being an organisation that gets things done and is listened to by Government.

Our regulatory services are fundamental to our growth agenda and place shaping, in order for us to deliver our priorities. Protecting the public is essential, with the need to play a proactive advisory role in prevention and helping trades to comply, thrive and operate with confidence.

Our ideal Environmental Health Service Manager:

In delivering ‘Good Growth’ there has never been a more exciting time to join us. We are looking for an ambitious and results focused individual who seeks opportunities and wants to innovate and drive the delivery of our agenda. You will be someone with experience in Environmental Health or Environmental Management with a relevant professional qualification e.g. Diploma in Environmental Health (course accredited by Chartered Institute of Environmental Health) and/or appropriate qualification relevant in Environmental Management.

You will have significant experience in leading relevant teams, support service development and have the ability to identify and exploit commercial opportunities for the benefit of the council. Experience of successfully leading and managing professional teams. A strong understanding of budget setting and monitoring.

If you are driven to deliver successful and innovative solutions to a forward thinking public sector organisation, and are up for the challenge, then we want to hear from you!

What can we offer our Environmental Health Service Manager?

In return we can offer you enthusiastic, dedicated and committed colleagues to work with, in order to deliver our corporate priorities. You will enjoy a flexible and supportive working environment and personal development opportunities together with the benefits of employee/employer contributory pension scheme, employee benefits package and additional leave purchase scheme.

Closing date: Monday 24th September 2018

Interview date: Friday 19th October 2018

So if this sounds like a role you are interested in, why not click the ‘More information’ link below today to become our Environmental Health Service Manager. We’d love to hear from you! 

CV’s will not be accepted.

With effect from 1 April 2019 St Edmundsbury and Forest Heath Councils we will become a single council and will be known as West Suffolk Council.


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