Director of Operations

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Up to £89,631
Job Type
Full Time

We have big plans at Gedling Borough Council and we’re looking for exceptional individuals who can help us deliver them!

Following a transformative restructuring programme, we are looking to recruit to several senior roles. Focusing on being resident centric, commercially minded, data and performance driven we hope to position ourselves as the best Council in the East Midlands growing an environment where residents enjoy the lifestyle they deserve, in a place they are proud of.

We value experience and talent, but we are lean and have no space for passengers. You will need to be hungry to get stuck into the projects that we have and be a visible presence both within the workplace and the wider community.

As Director of Operations you will have a place on our Senior Leadership Team you will provide leadership within the Council and with key partners. Directly managing our waste, parks and street care teams and managing our leisure, community and wellbeing functions through an Assistant Director you will have ample opportunity to make a genuine impact across the borough.

A fuller description of the role (job description and person specification) is attached. For further information, please contact

About the Council
You might not have heard of Gedling Borough Council. But if you haven’t, we would be disappointed, and you really should look at the work that we are doing.

Relevant to this post we are actively and vigorously pursuing our list of ambitious major projects including consideration of how we might best continue to deliver environmental, leisure and community services to ensure that our residents can enjoy good physical and mental health; the continued provision of excellent parks and recreational spaces for local people to enjoy; and the on-going work to ensure that our neighbourhoods are safe, modern, clean, healthy and vibrant places to live and work. The list goes on, but you get the idea.

Gedling is an attractive place to live and work, and the Council offices are situated in an award-winning park within easy reach of Nottingham City Centre and rural Nottinghamshire.

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This role expires 09/06/2024.
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