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Chief Operating Officer - Orbitas

Chief Operating Officer - Orbitas

Salary - c£50,000

Hours - Full time, 37 Hours

Base - Cheshire East (Crewe)

Orbitas Bereavement Services Ltd has been operating as a council-owned and controlled company since 1st April 2014.  We provide Bereavement Services to 11 cemeteries and 2 crematoriums in East Cheshire.

We also provide a Handyperson Service to around 2,000 people a year helping them to stay safe in their own homes by offering a range of services including electrical work.

We are looking for someone to take an innovative approach to the delivery of our services to the community of East Cheshire and the development of our commercial workstreams. You will lead and support the Bereavement Services Team, ensuring compliance with statutory obligations, and continue to develop our Handyperson Service delivering minor works and identifying new business opportunities to achieve further income generation.

You will have

  • Considerable Bereavement Services experience
  • Ideally hold the ICCM Management Diploma
  • The drive to deliver on the Company’s strategic aims
  • A strong commercial focus and the ability to build capacity, business capability and competitiveness
  • Experience in developing good relationships with partners and stakeholders
  • Knowledge of the political environment
  • A proven track record of managing staff and other resources

To request an application form, please email SourcingTeam@ecwip.co.uk.  For an informal discussion, in the first instance please contact Kevin Melling (Managing Director) on 07825 935258 or alternatively David Marren (Company Chairman) on 07772 866974.

Closing Date - Thursday 31st January 2019.

 

Promoting excellence in public services

APSE (Association for Public Service Excellence) is a not for profit unincorporated association working with over 300 councils throughout the UK. Promoting excellence in public services, APSE is the foremost specialist in local authority frontline services, hosting a network for frontline service providers in areas such as waste and refuse collection, parks and environmental services, cemeteries and crematorium, environmental health, leisure, school meals, cleaning, housing and building maintenance.

           

 

          

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