Neighbourhood Services Manager

East Sussex
Up to £ 46,611 per annum
25 May 2017
02 Jul 2017
Job role
Contract Type
Full time

Community and Economy Service. Full time - 37 hours per week, Permanent contract. Up to £ 46,611 per annum + £2,907 Car Allowance per annum. Starting salary dependent on qualifications and experience.

Rother District Council is looking to appoint a suitable candidate to the role of Neighbourhood Services Manager following the retirement of the current post holder.

You will be a qualified and experienced professional with drive, organisational ability and vision to lead the team at a time of significant change and development. This position is based within the Community and Economy Service at Rother District Council providing a range of essential environmental, leisure and amenity services to residents in the district.

You will be responsible for achieving the highest standards for our waste and recycling, street cleaning, parks and gardens, sports and leisure facilities, public conveniences, car parks, beach operations and coastal defences.

You will manage contractor performance against service standards and be responsible for overseeing risk assessment and health and safety systems.

Key requirements for this role include previous contract management, leadership skills and drive, excellent verbal and written communication skills and the ability to build effective working relationships with commercial contractors, politicians and the public.

You will have the scope and opportunity for driving improvements in our services, developing our facilities and increasing Council income.

If you would like an informal discussion regarding this vacancy, please contact Brenda Mason, Service Manager - Community and Economy on: (01424) 787860 or via email:

The job description and application form are available to download below.

Should you have any difficulty accessing our website, please contact the Corporate and Human Resources Service: telephone (01424) 787704. Any queries and applications returned electronically should be emailed to:

Relocation packages are available to assist the right candidate.

The closing date for receipt of applications is midnight on: Sunday 2nd July 2017.

Interviews will be held on: Friday 14th July 2017.

We welcome applications from all backgrounds and community sectors.

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