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Expired on: Apr 5, 2023
Job Category: Public Sector
Job Type: Interim
Job Location: London
Salary: £ Negotiable
  1. To manage the service in accordance with the Council’s business management requirements, including in financial management, business planning, performance management, risk management and the management of health and safety. To contribute to the strategic planning of the Environment and Leisure Department.
  2. The development, delivery and continuous improvement of the Council’s cleaning and grounds maintenance services. Development and reporting of service and staff performance standards, indicators and targets in accordance with legislation, government guidance and local priorities.
  3. The resolution of depot and property issues arising from service development.
  4. To keep up to date on national and regional policy and legislation and provide expert advice to the Council on pertinent strategy matters.
  5. To liaise with other Council officers and implement local systems to support the corporate priorities. Represent the Department at Council wide meetings that address issues relating to the services and to support the Director of Environment and the Strategic Director of Environment and Leisure in representing the Council with Government and other external agencies. The establishment of partnerships between the Council, service providers, the community and statutory bodies.
  6. Preparation, management and monitoring of capital budget and annual revenue budget of £20.75m. Implementing financial strategies for the service ensuring resource limits are not exceeded and corporate financial requirements are adhered to throughout. Certify fees and other remuneration of service providers and authorise payments to contractors and consultants. Be responsible for the management and securing of income payments.
  7. The preparation of tender documents for the provision of services, including the identification and management of risk; the evaluation of tender submissions and the letting and monitoring of contracts, reporting as necessary to the Head of Service, Director, Executive and Committee.
  8. Overall management responsibility of a Direct Labour workforce of 694 staff. Select and appoint staff, particularly at service manager level and be responsible for the overall deployment of staff, arranging relevant training and dealing with such disciplinary, staff consultation, welfare and safety matters as may arise, in line with instructions and guidance issued by the Council.
  9. Implement effective performance management and ensure that appraisal and performance of staff is undertaken in accordance with guidelines and instructions issued by the Council.
  10. Produce Performance Plans for the division that can be integrated into the overall Council, Divisional and Departmental objectives and Performance Plan.
  11. Undertaking reviews of the service to ensure the development and improvement of services, with the establishment and maintenance of management information systems to provide effective inspection/monitoring of service provision, performance, cost effectiveness and value for money.
  12. Undertaking such other duties, commensurate with the grading of the post, as may be determined.
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