Head of Street Environment Services

Lewisham, London (Greater)
09 Jun 2022
04 Jul 2022
Job role
Head of Service
Contract Type
Full time

We're shaking things up and getting ready for change here at Lewisham. We are the Mayor’s London Borough of Culture 2022 and we are as ambitious about our environment, communities, people, and services as we are diverse. We’re also busy transforming the way we work based on our values for fairness, equality and putting our community at the heart of everything we do. Our focus on environment and Public Realm is vital to our efforts to support a thriving, sustainable local economy and an engaged community. We now need a forward looking, ambitious and experienced individual to lead and drive our service reform as a key part of our longer term agreed waste strategy. 


There is now, no better time to join us and lead our improvement journey, helping to build a new environmental legacy. We are recasting the way we deliver our Public Realm, and we are continuing to deliver on our community and stakeholder promises.  As we rekindle our approach, we’re also committed to support and invest in your development too. We’re keen for you to flourish as you lead the drive for our growth and improvement creating a Council with bestin-class environmental services and also offering the best quality of life to our residents and communities.


You will be an experienced leader and senior manager able to demonstrate strong operational service delivery and resilience. You’re ready to make the next step in a successful career. Your collaborative and co-operative approach are vital as is the empathy and leadership qualities required to grow and build your own team and services. You will have experience of working successfully in a waste delivery organisation or a local authority setting with an understanding of building strong relationships with Members, residents, partners and stakeholders alike.


For a confidential discussion about this role, please contact our recruitment partners at Penna; Pete John on 07701 305617 or via pete.john@penna.com or Kelly Ridley on 07709 512415 or kelly.ridley@penna.com Closing Date: Monday 4th July 2022