Environmental Health Manager

Camden, London (Greater)
£44,612 - £51,751
28 Aug 2018
16 Sep 2018
Job role
Contract Type
Full time

Environmental Health Manager (Job Number: 180000PA)

The Role

Location: 5 Pancras Square, N1C 4AG

Salary: £44,612 - £51,751

Contract Type: Permanent, full time, 36 hours per week

Alternative flexible working options available/open to discussion 

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25 days holiday (27 days after 5 years' service)


We are seeking a self-motivated, professional and committed individual to lead the delivery of a range of high profile Environmental Health services. You will ensure the delivery of responsive, outcome focused and cost effective services, with direct responsibility of the Noise Pollution, Food Safety, Coroner and Mortuary Services and HS2 Teams. The post holder will bring fresh ideas and challenge service delivery, identifying smarter ways of working, whilst remaining customer focused. 


You will be responsible for managing, developing and delivering service-specific and cross-service projects, as well as research on areas of expertise relevant to the wider Environmental Health, Business and Consumer Services Business Unit. You’ll lead on business intelligence, using data analysis to drive service improvements as well as managing the relevant capital and revenue budgets.


Alongside this, you’ll also develop and support officers within the service ensuring that staff are competent and qualified in accordance with regulatory and legislative requirements. As a senior manager within the Environmental Health, Business and Consumer Services Business Unit the post-holder will also lead the production and development of a range of service plans and policy documents in order to ensure that the services contribute towards the aspirations outlined within the Our Camden Plan.

About You  

To be successful in this role, you’ll demonstrate excellence in customer care and understanding of the role of local government in supporting residents and businesses to access high quality services.


You’ll confidently use data to inform strategic decision making, being able to present data with commentary in a clear and concise manner. Alongside this, you’ll have experience of budget management and service improvement to deliver service objectives, as well as income maximisation in a high quality effective manner. 


You will have good knowledge/understanding of the relevant legislative framework including Food Safety, Noise and Pollution, contaminated land local authority duties in order to:

  • Lead on Identification and delivery of innovative improvements in service delivery.
  • Prepare and write clear reports and documentation relevant to legislation.
  • Effectively monitor and prepare reports on the effectiveness of all teams across the service.

About us

Camden’s main offices are located in modern award winning offices at King’s Cross. You can expect an exceptional range of benefits including discounted access to the onsite leisure facilities with swimming pool, recognition and reward for high performance with progression and pay increases, flexible and agile working hours and access to a leading pension scheme.

Camden is proud to be the country’s first Timewise council and as part of this accreditation, we work to help parents balance work with childcare. This fits in with our aim to be leaders in innovative flexible and part-time working that allows for different patterns of care and for parents to share childcare responsibilities.

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Make it work for you. Make it your Camden. 

Discover and Diversity 
To “discover” more about Camden and our commitment towards diversity, equality and safeguarding, please visit our recruitment website


How to apply:

To apply for this job please follow the "Apply" link. In the ‘Why you?’ section of the application form you will be expected to explain how you meet the key requirements for this role listed in this advert. When explaining how you meet each of the requirements, please give examples that clearly demonstrate your skills, knowledge and experience. When writing your examples give a brief description of the situation or task but focus on the actions you took and the result of your actions.


Camden is committed to making our recruitment practices barrier-free and as inclusive as possible for everyone. This includes making adjustments or changes for people who have a disability or long-term health condition. If you would like us to do anything differently during the recruitment process, or provide any information in an alternative format, please contact us on 020 7974 6655, at resourcing@camden.gov.uk, or post to 5 Pancras Square, London N1C 4AG.


Closing date for applications: Sunday 16th September 2018 at 23:59

Interviews to be held: week commencing 24th September 2018


To view the Job profile for this vacancy please click HERE


Please quote reference: 180000PA

Camden welcomes new employees on a monthly basis; next available dates for induction are; 15th October and 19th November 2018