Job description


  • Entry level
  • No Education
  • Salary to negotiate
  • Dartford


Job Description

Provide an effective Environmental Services offer for assigned regional neighbourhoods, including the provision of professional advice, expertise and technical support for the full range of environmental services.

Successfully manage the Group's green spaces, working closely with the regions Asset Services team to ensure consistency of service between internal and externally delivered grounds maintenance services.

Contribute to the development of regional plans and contribute towards the successful delivery of individual neighbourhood plans.

Assist in the development offering technical support and advice during the application process.

Provide contract management support to the Group's external grounds maintenance providers, acting as the lead for monitoring service delivery, performance management and customer satisfaction.

Hold regular performance management meetings with external grounds maintenance providers, ensuring contractors are effectively fulfilling their contractual requirements, and challenging under performance as required.

Utilise project management methodologies to ensure regional priorities are effectively planned, costed and delivered in a timely manner and in line with wider Group priorities.

Prepare and monitor the annual budgets for income and expenditure, in line with Group financial protocols, determining service priorities and quality control for services received.

Collaborate with neighbourhood services teams to develop a robust tree inspection programme to manage risk within Group neighbourhoods, recording location, condition and suitability of trees.

Deliver a responsive environmental inspection service providing advice and horticultural guidance to the Group and its stakeholders.

Liaise with the wider Asset Services team to identify and address environmental impacts in relation to all future planned and cyclical maintenance programmes.

Please note: Occasional Travel to Regional Sites and Head Office in Leicester shire is Required.

The Successful Applicant

The successful candidate will possess:

Demonstrable experience within the building / environmental industry. - Demonstrable experience of successfully providing an environmental services offer, ideally within the Housing Sector. - Proven track record of successful contract management including managing third party performance and dealing and challenging underperformance. - Understanding of project management methodologies. - Experience of managing budgets and working to strict financial protocols. - Excellent attention to detail with the ability to work under pressure, deliver to strict deadlines and manage conflicting priorities. - Effective stakeholder management, both internally and external to the organisation - Proficient in the use of Microsoft Office, including Excel.


Desirable Requirements - Relevant building qualification e.g. Higher National Certificate in Building, or equivalent. - Health and safety qualification e.g. NEBOSH General, or equivalent.

What's on Offer

This permanent opportunity has an excellent array of benefits alongside a competitive annual salary of £27,775. These include but are not limited to:

- 25 Days annual leave plus Bank Holidays
- Excellent Pension Scheme
- Flexi Working/Child Working Arrangements
- Ability to purchase additional Holiday Days
- Excellent Development/Training Opportunities
- Cycle to Work Scheme/Free Parking
- Agile Working Opportunities
- Canteen

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