Policy & Performance Manager

Part-time Position

The postholder will assist and advise the Head of Service with the development, implementation and management of the Council’s waste related strategies, policies and projects, and its waste communications. Leading these changes with a small but dedicated team.

Job Description

Do you have an interest in the impact of consumption, resources, and waste? This is your chance to support Ipswich by leading on driving down waste, increasing reuse and recycling and promoting the circular economy. We are seeking a passionate individual who is committed to environmental sustainability and has comprehensive knowledge of waste collection and waste management services who may be looking for a more flexible working pattern.

The postholder will assist and advise the Head of Service with the development, implementation and management of the Council’s waste related strategies, policies and projects, and its waste communications. Leading these changes with a small but dedicated team.

Day to day

The postholder will have strong project management and operational delivery experience in order to support Ipswich’s implementation of any new waste and recycling legislation linked to the Resource and Waste Strategy. This may include the potential launch of a new food waste service and extended kerbside recycling schemes depending on the final decision from Central Government.

The postholder will develop a new policies and processes and work with the Council’s communication team on education, engagement, and promotion. They will work closely with our waste collections team, and be involved with the Suffolk Waste Partnership, a range of council services and the community at large to help us achieve a major step change in the borough on the waste agenda.

Hours of work are 18.5 per week, Monday to Friday. Hours are flexible and work patterns can be discussed. Indicative example 18.5 hrs over 3 days a week

The post holder may be required to work, evenings, weekends, and Bank Holidays, if events are planned. These will be arranged in advance.

As well as a good salary, we offer a career average pension scheme, generous holiday and sick pay entitlements, subsidised parking, public transport discounts, free swimming, cycle purchase scheme, plenty of personal and professional development opportunities, flexible working, hybrid working opportunities, Employee Assistance Programme, and the opportunity to work with great colleagues.

For more information about this role please contact Chris Taylor on or via email chris.taylor@ipswich.gov.uk .

Please download the Job Description and Person Specification to find out more about this role: Job Description and Person Specification

The selection process will be an interview. Interviews will be held W/C 10 July 2023.

The assessment interview process will be carried out in person.

Early applications are encouraged as we reserve the right to interview candidates who meet the essential criteria prior to the closing date and / or to close the opportunity to applicants once we receive sufficient applications.

Location

Gipping House – Ipswich

Salary

£19,148 – £20,239

Application closing date

30 June 2023

Job type

Part-time – 18.5 hours

Job reference

REQ00665

Office

Ipswich Borough Council

Grafton House
15-17 Russell Road
Ipswich,
IP1 2DE

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