Director of Operational Services

EmployerGreat Yarmouth Borough Council

LocationGreat Yarmouth

Salary £70,367 - £75,775

Closing date 10 Feb 2020




Great Yarmouth Borough Council is an ambitious local authority with big plans for the future and massive opportunities ahead.

With one of the most successful enterprise zones in the country, Great Yarmouth is England’s offshore energy hub and Norfolk’s biggest seaside resort at the edge of the Broads National Park.

We are looking for an experienced senior leader to help us shape the way we work and transform how we do business.

We have been operating our joint venture company GYBS, with the Norse Group for a number of years and have high expectations for the future of our approach to waste management and a clean street environment.  As an area which receives thousands of visitors every year, we aim to set high standards for our town centres to be clean and inviting.

You will be responsible for the delivery of high quality frontline operational services for waste collection, street cleansing and grounds maintenance across your teams for the borough’s residents and visitors.  You will also be a member of the Council’s management team.

Being an effective leader is equally important for us.  We are looking for a leader who can develop the GYBS workforce, set high standards and drive cultural change.

We can offer you a challenging and exciting role.  If you are as ambitious as we are, you enjoy a challenge and you are looking to further your career in a dynamic environment, apply now and become part of the exciting new team driving Great Yarmouth forward.

For an informal discussion about the role please contact Paula Boyce, Strategic Director (tel: 01493 846450, email:

Closing date for the above post: close of business Monday 10 February 2020.

Interviews will take place on 26 February 2020.

We offer a friendly working environment with attractive terms and conditions, including generous holiday entitlement, flexible working, relocation package and membership of the Local Government Pension Scheme.

The Council operates an equal opportunities policy and we welcome applications from all parts of the community.



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