APSE Hamilton office
Starting salary £34,549 per annum, Post graded PO4 – PO6: £34,549 to £41,616 (SCP 41 to 49)
Closing Date: 4pm Wednesday 12th June 2013
The Association for Public Service Excellence (APSE) is a dynamic local authority association promoting excellence in the delivery of local services. APSE provides a range of services to member councils across the UK including advice and research; consultancy; benchmarking; and training.
A vacancy has arisen for the post of Principal Advisor based at the Association’s Hamilton office. APSE is seeking to appoint a suitably qualified person to work as part of a team in order to respond to an increasing demand for services. The Principal Advisor will provide a broad range of advisory, research and information services to APSE committees and member authorities, as well as having responsibility for coordinating and developing the Association’s work within wider defined areas / regions.The post holder will also take responsibility for managing the existing support team based in Hamilton. The successful applicant will have experience of working within local government and/or public service provision and will be able to interpret and develop policy initiatives. The ability to present information clearly, orally and in writing is also essential. All applicants should be educated to graduate level or equivalent. The post is based in Hamilton, although a significant amount of travelling will be involved throughout the United Kingdom.
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Newcastle under Lyme Borough Council
Recycling Strategy & Fleet Services
Salary - £16,440 - £19,126 per annum
Closing Date: Wednesday, 29 May 2013
This is an exciting opportunity assisting in the provision and development of our award winning, quality, front line Recycling and Waste service. Working within the Recycling Strategy Section, the postholder will be dealing with members of the public both face-to-face through home visits and promotional events and over the telephone. Experience in Waste and Recycling, a high profile front line service to residents, or customer services is essential.
You will have excellent interpersonal skills and an ability to deal effectively and calmly with residents and other customers of the Council. You must be IT literate, accurate and have the ability to work under pressure as part of a team. You must also be prepared to work outside normal office hours on occasions.
In return the Council offers flexible working hours, provision of child care vouchers, generous annual leave entitlement as well as membership of the Local Government Pension Scheme.
For an informal discussion about the post, please contact Andrew Bird, Recycling Strategy and Commissioning Manager on (01782) 742510.
For an application pack, please contact Human Resources on (01782) 742265 (24 hrs) or e-mail us at: email@example.com quoting post ref no EE280. You can also apply by visiting our website (www.newcastle-staffs.gov.uk).
Chesterfield Borough Council
Landscape and Street Scene Department
Environmental Services Manager
Reference Number: 1277
Appointment Type: Permanent
Hours: 37 hrs a week
Location: East Lodge
Salary - £44,175 - £46,755 per annum
Closing Date: Friday, 14th April 2013
Provisional Interview Date: 17th May 2013
The Council requires a highly motivated individual with proven leadership skills to manage a group of front line services including parks & grounds maintenance, street cleansing, waste collection and building cleaning.
The Council is seeking to constantly improve resident’s satisfaction with these key services and we want to recruit an individual who is innovative, optimistic about the future, sees potential and opportunities and is committed to enhancing the quality of the services that we deliver.
You need to have a proven ability to successfully manage budgets and to identify and maximise commercial opportunities. You will have excellent people management skills and the ability to effectively communicate with people at all levels.
You will have proven track record of managing these front line services including setting strategy, developing and implementing business plans etc and an innovative approach to service improvements and implementing change.
Please apply online at www.chesterfield.gov.uk
Details are also available from the Town Hall’s reception, by telephoning Human Resources on 01246 345282 or texting 07966 462404. Manually completed forms should be returned to HR, Town Hall, Chesterfield, S40 1LP. No CVs or Agency’s please.