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Operational Director - Community & Environment
  • Employer: Halton Borough Council
  • Reference: ECR/21/159200
  • Published: Mon 19/07/2021, 9:40 AM
  • Closing on: Sun 08/08/2021, 23:55 PM
  • Working Pattern: Flexible Hours, Full Time
  • Hours: To be confirmed
  • Salary: £79,214 - £90,977
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: Halton Borough Council, Cheshire

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Operational Director - Community & Environment

Can you be a positive agent for the continuous improvement of a wide range of key front-line community services and services dedicated to providing a clean, attractive and safe environment in a dynamic, achieving borough that is a great place to live, learn and work?

The post provides strategic leadership across a portfolio of key Council functions that operate on a commercial basis, consisting; Halton’s Stadium, School Meals Catering, Community Meals, Leisure Services and the innovative Brindley Theatre.

A range of statutory services, well placed to keep the Borough attractive, clean, safe, and sustainable are also within the scope of this role. These include the Libraries Service, Waste Management & Recycling, Open Spaces services, Community Safety, and Registration Services (Births, Deaths & Marriages).

Partnership working within the Borough is a key element of the role, with Community Centres and Community Development forming part of the portfolio.  Working with partners beyond the Borough boundaries and supporting the development of the sub-regional agenda within the Liverpool City Region is a key aspect of the role.

We are seeking a highly-skilled, experienced and versatile strategic thinker, with enthusiasm, commitment and a commercial focus, along with a proven track record in driving improvement and efficiency, delivering income generating services within budget, whilst leading the delivery of high quality outcomes within a challenging financial environment.

The role will provide the successful candidate with the opportunity to join a successful leadership team, and continue to shape the future direction of the Borough, its partnerships and the Liverpool City Region.

For more information about this exciting opportunity and further details about the role, please see the attachments below and view the link to our recruitment brochure here

For an informal and confidential discussion about this post, please contact Ian Leivesley, Strategic Director – Enterprise, Community and Resources on 0151 511 6002.


Closing date:                                                               Sunday 8th August 2021

Assessment Centre & Longlist Interviews:                 Monday 16th August 2021

Elected Member Interviews:                                       Wednesday 18th August 2021