Overview

Salary Range: £36,711 – £40,491
          
Leicestershire County Council is seeking to recruit to the position of ‘Senior Environment & Waste Development Officer’. This is an exciting new opportunity that will offer the successful candidate great variety and opportunity to stimulate change.
        
 Based within the Environment and Waste Branch, the successful candidate will support improvements to waste and environment services by leading on the development of new opportunities and projects, through effective relationship management, joint working, project management and commissioning.
   
 The successful candidate will have excellent communication and organisational skills, and enjoy working on their own initiative to identify opportunities and deliver work packages.
   
ESSENTIAL REQUIREMENTS: 
  • Successful management and delivery of projects.
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills including the ability to negotiate, shape and influence to achieve successful outcomes, particularly at a senior level.
  • Build powerful relationships across stakeholders, peers and partners, creating open and transparent relationships based on trust.
  • Able to work on own initiative and as part of a team.

Please see the Job Description / Person Specification which are attached further down on this page
                  
For informal enquires please contact Andrew Harper, Tel: 0116 305 8384 Email: [email protected]
                         

Leicestershire County Council is committed to Smarter Working and understands the benefits of supporting employees to manage their work and life balance, whilst meeting the needs of the service.
                 
We are supportive of flexible working and candidates who wish to discuss this should contact Andrew Harper (recruiting manager)  to discuss what is possible for this role. Examples may include requests for flexible working patterns, compressed hours, flexible start and finish times, home/ remote working etc.                                  
                                
Please apply using our online system sending us your CV as well a supporting statement, detailing how you meet the requirements of the post. The supporting statement should be no longer than 500 words and be incorporated into your CV, to form a single document.
                 
Please see the link below to Environment and Transport’s web pages for further information about the department, working for Leicestershire County Council and the job opportunities available.  The web pages also contain CV Guidance documents for Applicants to read and use.
https://www.leicestershire.gov.uk/jobs-and-volunteering/working-for-the-council/working-in-environment-and-transport
                        

We particularly welcome applicants from black, minority, ethnic (BME) communities, disabled people and lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans (LGBT) communities, as they are currently under represented within our workforce.
                      
For further information about working for Leicestershire County Council, please click here.
                               

             
If you have any technical issues completing your application form please contact [email protected]