LocationELY - Cambridgeshire
Salary£55,182 - £61,386 p.a. plus Benefits
Closing Date7 July 2024


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Working at the heart of East Cambridgeshire District Council in the beautiful cathedral city of Ely, this is a superb career opportunity for an astute, forward-thinking Waste & Environmental Services Manager with a demonstrable track record of success.

We’re looking for an individual with the ambition and drive to shape the Waste & Environmental Services. Leading a dedicated and diligent team, you’ll bring a blend of strategic oversight, a customer-focused approach, exceptional relationship, and operational management to this busy and varied role.

You’ll be joining us at a pivotal time as we develop our operational and strategic Strategy for Waste and Street Cleansing services, and embrace the latest technology to transform this already excellent service into one that is digital first, customer-focused and efficient,

You’ll be able to respond to the dynamic legislative and regulatory macro environment and meets the objectives of our Corporate Plan, to take a proactive approach to environmental enforcement and implement the new requirements of the Environmental Act 2021.

You’ll also have the skills and expertise to manage a large multi-disciplinary team covering the broad spectrum of Environmental Health, strategic waste and recycling services, enforcement, and the Home Improvement Agency and lead on policy development for these services.

To be a success in this role you’ll have a degree or its equivalent in Environmental Health or Waste Management and a sound working knowledge of the regulatory frameworks.

We need a leader who shares our values. East Cambridgeshire District Council is proud of the pivotal role we play in our local community. Our innovative and agile approach means we’re not afraid to step outside the norm when it comes to delivering sustainable, environmentally friendly, and economically driven services that deliver the best for our residents, stakeholders, and the environment.

We’re extremely proud of our track record: debt free, environmentally focused, no increases to council tax for over ten years and a thriving economy.

With its excellent transport links, beautiful countryside, and waterways, thriving markets and friendly communities, it’s no surprise East Cambridgeshire is rated one of the happiest and healthiest places to live in the UK.

In return, the Council offers a range of benefits including:
 Flexible working
 Generous annual leave entitlement starting at 24 days a year
 Childcare scheme
 Training, development and payment of professional fees
 Essential user car allowance
 Holidays, sickness and salary pension scheme entitlements

Adverts for posts that don’t require a DBS check or a Basic DBS check

This post is covered by the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (as amended 2023) and therefore applicants are required to declare all unspent cautions and/or convictions. You can find more details about our policies for ex-offenders in the Recruitment Policy available on the on the website.

For an informal discussion about the post please contact Customer Services on 01353 665555 or apply online at: Current job vacancies | East Cambridgeshire District Council (eastcambs.gov.uk)

Closing date for completed applications is: Sunday, 7th July 2024
Interviews will be held on: Friday, 19th July 2024

£55,182 – £61,386 p.a. plus an essential car user allowance of £1,239 annually, Emergency Standby of £4,095 p.a, and 17.4% employer pension contribution

Please note that only candidates selected for interview will be contacted by the HR Department with the confirmation of an interview. If you have not been contacted by that date, please assume your application has not been successful on this occasion.

The Council is an equal opportunities employer and operates a no smoking policy.

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