About this job

Permanent - Full time - Open-ended

Salary: £74,000 fully inclusive

Are you an operational delivery leader?

Do you jump out of bed in the morning buzzing with ideas about how you can run services that your customers will genuinely value?

Ever wondered just what you could deliver if given the chance?

As our Director of Operations you could be leading our Housing, Waste, Environmental Services and Leisure departments. In fact, with a remit over everything from our retained housing stock to our three leisure centres; from waste collection to our parks; from maintenance to environmental health and enforcement you’ll have the ability to steer virtually every major bit of interaction that the Council has with its customers. You want to step up and deliver? Well here’s the opportunity.

Of course you’ll be able to deliver the job, that’s a given. But you’ll also want to work somewhere that will positively encourage you to stretch your wings, somewhere that values your desire to drive forward to a better future and better service delivery, somewhere that has a brand new leadership team under a new Chief Executive with a common ambition somewhere beyond excellence!

Yes, we have a new corporate plan set by the Council giving a strong mandate, yes we are completely overhauling our performance framework to laser our efforts, focus and investment, and yes, we just happen to be able to offer an outstanding quality of life being based in the glorious Devonshire countryside, while being within easy access of the M5, the city amenities of Exeter and the link road to the beaches and coastline of North Devon. However, these are the cherries on top of the cake of opportunity for you to come and shape the next step in your career as our Director of Operations.

A choice of relocation packages for candidates recruited from outside the District Council’s area are available.

To find out more

For an informal chat about the role with our Chief Executive, Stephen Walford, please call Sylvia Holme on 01884 234201 to arrange a discussion.

For full details please see the attached Brochure.

How to apply

For an application pack, please contact:

Human Resources, Mid Devon District Council, Phoenix House, Phoenix Lane, Tiverton, Devon, EX16 6PP

Tel: (01884) 255255 or (01884) 234331 – out of hours answer phone service

E-Mail: opportunities@middevon.gov.uk

Please download an application form, save onto your computer, complete and send it to us at opportunities@middevon.gov.uk quoting the post number and vacancy number below.

CLOSING DATE Friday 28 October 2016 at 1.00 pm
PROPOSED INTERVIEW DATE 17 & 18 November 2016

We will request a satisfactory basic disclosure check and three years complete employment history if we offer you the position.

Committed to Equality of Opportunity, we welcome applications from all sections of the community


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