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Operations Manager - Street Services

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Operations Manager - Street Services

  • Location:

    Greater London

  • Sector:

    Highways, Transport & Infrastructure

  • Job type:

    Contract - Full Time

  • Salary:

    £36 - 40 per hour

  • Contact:

    Luke Brison

  • Contact email:

  • Contact phone:

    02393 876 064

  • Job ref:


  • Published:

    17 days ago

  • Duration:

    3 Months

  • Expiry date:


  • Startdate:


Operations Manager - Street Services

South London

Full time

3-month contract (minimum)

Negotiable rate - Inside IR35

Are you an experienced Street Services Manager looking for your next challenge?
Our client is an ambitious London Borough who are seeking an experienced Manager with a strong background in front line service areas such as Public Realm, Waste Management, Street Cleansing and Recycling.

Key Responsibilities:  

·Work at a senior operational level and to have strategic input into ensuring that the borough is well-kept, and that employees work collaboratively to continue to make the borough Safe, Cleaner and Greener.
·To manage and give direction to the Assistant Manager/Supervisors controlling teams of employees within the Waste and Street Services Group. To be responsible for the effective utilisation and deployment of resources to achieve optimal and profitable service delivery. To ensure a high standard of service delivery and the provision of adequate management information to facilitate the monitoring of performance.
·To be mindful of the need to minimise waste arisings, and to handle and dispose of municipal waste effectively. To make the Assistant Manager, supervisors and employees aware of the ongoing need to increase recycling and composting tonnages and develop and implement practical service delivery solutions that enhance the Council's ability to satisfy this goal. To ensure operational practices reflect the Council's desire to minimise waste disposal via landfill.
·To be responsible for determining customer needs and preferences and identify and implement a service delivery approach that produces a range of efficient, quality services reflective of customer expectations. To participate in the development of specifications, and the letting of contracts in relation to elements of service provision. To monitor contractors providing disposal services to the Section.
What is required?
·Excellent knowledge and extensive experience of managing local authority waste management and street cleansing operations.
·To be open-minded and business focused, with an organised and analytical approach to your work, including close attention to detail while working to tight deadlines and financial budgets.

·Ability to deliver frontline services that consistently meet or exceed service standards.
·Significant experience of addressing operational issues and applying a risk-based solution for future proofing.
·To be enthusiastic and driven, with a proven track record in operational programme/project management.
·Excellent stakeholder management skills
·Experience working within a Local Authority highly desirable

This role will go quickly so please apply with an updated CV, e-mailing, alternatively call on 02393 876064 for more information.

If you feel that you are right for this role technically, but the rate, location or seniority does not suit you specifically then please still feel free to send us your CV. We constantly recruit for roles very similar to this one at all levels UK Wide. We are always keen to chat with you discreetly about your employment situation.
Even if you are happy in your current role for now, we always welcome calls from Highways, Traffic & Transportation professionals keen to make their introductions for future months or years. Our specialist team has a combined 100+ years' experience in this market. Please call Luke at Carrington West on 02393 876028 for more information
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