Operations Support Manager - Braintree - Working for Essex
Salary: £38578.00 - £42796.00
Closing date: 21 Jul 2024
Location: Braintree
Hours: Full-time
Req ID: 17393
Role: Operations
About the role

Operations Support Manager - Braintree

Braintree District Council

Permanent, Full Time

£38578.00 - £42796.00

Location: Braintree

Closing Date: 21st July 2024

Essex County Council (ECC) are delighted to be supporting Braintree Council to recruit this Operations Support Manager.

To Apply for the role please click here:– Operations Support Manager

The Opportunity:

We are looking for an Operations Support Manager to join our busy Operations Team. This is an exciting opportunity to manage a variety of teams that carry out statutory and non-statutory tasks with impending legislative changes.

The Role:

Supporting the Strategy & Business Development Manager with the development and delivery of services within Operations, you will manage the Supervisors and Officers in Waste Minimisation & Sustainability, Business Support, the Cemeteries Service and the Markets Officer, along with an Apprentice who will work across the teams.

You will also lead on promoting your teams’ services and identify and deliver initiatives, attend partnership meetings, trade events and conferences and support the implement of any outcomes from these to ensure Operations stays up to date with industry news and legislative changes.

The Experience You Will Bring:

The post is varied and fast paced and requires a dynamic, can do and ‘thinking outside the box’ attitude. Substantial experience in managing a variety of teams with proven, effective results is essential.

With legislative changes upcoming in the recycling industry, understanding of the industry and/or relevant qualifications would be a bonus but are not essential for the role.

This post would be best suited to a highly motivated and organised individual, with the ability to manage their own workload, as well as ensure the teams they are responsible for are progressing and meeting targets and deadlines. You must be able to delegate tasks and motivate yourself and others.

Flexibility around working hours is required, as you will be on the weekend out of hours duty rota. The post holder must be able to drive and have access to a vehicle for work purposes.

In return we will offer our Operations Support Manager excellent benefits including;

  • Competitive pay and benefits
  • Flexible working
  • Free parking
  • Local government pension scheme
  • Learning and development for all staff
  • Staff discounts at local businesses
  • Staff recognition schemes
  • Extensive health and wellbeing programme including discounted gym membership

Braintree is an ambitious and dynamic Council and is becoming one of the fastest growing Districts in the East of England with three growing towns, London just 45 minutes away and the district located directly between the international transport centres of Stansted Airport and Harwich and Felixstowe International Ports. We have a deserved track record for delivering and a strong reputation within the business community.

 Braintree District Council is a great place to work. We pride ourselves on our creative, innovative and forward thinking approach which is led by our staff. We are committed to having an engaged workforce who understand our strategy and how they can help deliver it.

What should you do next?If you would like an informal chat about the post, please contact Esme McCambridge on 01376 557768.

If this sounds like the role for you and you would like to join our team, then please click the link below to apply!

To Apply, click here:Operations Support Manager

Closing date for receipt of applications: Sunday 21st July 2024

Please NoteEssex County Council is advertising this role on behalf of Braintree District Council and if successful you will be employed by Braintree District Council

If you have any queries regarding submitting an application or require anything further, please email humanresources@braintree.gov.uk