October 2016 - NewStart

Executive Complaint Manager

As we progress the merger between Affinity Sutton and Circle Housing Group we are looking to recruit to a number of new posts. Your role? To manage escalated issues, complaints and enquiries from senior stakeholders that includes MPs, Councillors and the Ombudsman. We will also rely on you to liaise with teams and leaders across the business to ensure information is received in a timely fashion and enables you to reach a satisfactory conclusion each and every time.

Service Director – Environment

This senior role within the Corporate Leadership Team will work closely with the Strategic Director – Neighbourhoods, colleagues and Members across a variety of functions to include: Resources & Waste Management, Natural Environment & Open Spaces, Bereavement Services, Maritime Services & Flood Resilience and the Area of Outstanding Beauty & Archaeology.
You will be the senior link to the Local Nature partnership and be responsible for waste strategy and operational delivery, street cleaning and environmental services.  In order to protect Cornwall’s natural environment and deliver sustainable environmental growth strategies (link to Environmental Growth Strategy), you will work with a range of local, regional and national partners and strategic bodies.
You’ll be an expert in developing long-lasting collaborative relationships across a multitude of stakeholders that has led to improved outcomes for residents.
Closing Date for Applications: Noon on Friday 04 November

Highways Manager


Trafford Council has established the innovative One Trafford Partnership, with Amey, to deliver a range of environmental, highways and property services. We are recruiting to a number of new posts in the Council’s contract management team, responsible for working with the One Trafford Partnership to ensure high quality service delivery.

You will take a lead role in the management of the Highways and Technical Services delivered through the One Trafford Partnership, with particular responsibility for delivering an effective partnership with the Service Provider for highway and street lighting services, to ensure value for money for the Council and compliance with the contract specification.

Transport Planning Technician x 2



Public services in the Highlands of Scotland are continuously improving and they play an important part in making the Highlands a great place to live and work. We inhabit a wonderful landscape and have ambitions to grow our economy sustainably and develop our infrastructure to create successful places across the region.

The Highland Council’s Transport Planning Team currently have the following 2 vacancies:

Assistant Director of Environment

Havering’s mission is to be clean, safe and proud – this underpins everything we do.  Our Neighbourhoods directorate is pivotal to achieving this aim. Comprising of our most community focused services our Neighbourhoods directorate directly impacts on all our residents and makes a tangible difference to their environment.

Vacancy Description

Service Director – Wellbeing and Director of Public Health

This is a crucial role, embedding across the Council and our partners a focus on improving health and well-being and making the case for sustained investment into effective demand management strategies so as to drive improvements in the health and wellbeing of our residents.

As well as acting as the Council’s statutory Director of Public Health, the post holder will lead for the Council on the physical activity and leisure services, which promotes improvements in the health and wellbeing of our local communities. Reporting to the Chief Executive you will work across our directorates, our partners and communities, shaping the wider public health to reduce health inequalities.


To work as part of a team to carry out Highway Construction and Maintenance. The work involves the operation of light/heavy specialist plant in Highways works. Manual use of hand tools in excavations, tipping and filling. Numeracy and literacy will be required to measure work and complete records. Ability to carry out flagging, kerbing/edging, placing, spreading and compaction of granular bituminous materials and concrete. Able to take part in out of hours work on Winter Maintenance and other Highway Emergency Works.

Capital Development and Project Manager

You will be educated to Degree level or the equivalent standard of general education with a relevant professional qualification and evidence of recent management training and Continuous Professional Development.

You will be a confident leader have a vision for services, with high levels of energy, stamina and resilience a personality and conduct and credibility that engages and commands the confidence of Council Members, senior managers, staff, the public, external partners and other stakeholders with the ability to work independently under pressure.

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