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5 City Square, Dundee, DD1 3BG
£61,852 - £67,679 per year
Contract Type:
Position Type:
Full Time
37 hours per week

This position has expired.

Job Description

Based at 5 City Square, you will work full time, 37 hours per week.

Applicants please note that those shortlisted will be invited to an assessment centre and interview, dates for these will be advised to shortlisted candidates as soon as possible after the closing date.

If you have any queries regarding this vacancy, please contact Tony Boyle on 07919 522449 or email on


You will have a relevant degree or equivalent qualification and professional qualification in relevant area.


You will lead the management and development of the external environment, including the Council land, greenspaces and street scape. You will deliver on efficient and effective environmental operations and policy development covering the areas of street cleaning/litter uplift, landscape maintenance and development of open space, street scape, parks, cemeteries and other specific areas such as the beach and waterfront locations, rapid response, forestry, arboriculture, graffiti. You will have overall responsibility for managing bio-diversity, play area renewal and strategy, greenspace, access and related legislation.

The Individual

You will have relevant experience as an Environmental Management Professional, experience of preparing, planning and implementing environmental strategies, experience of project management, preparing and presenting reports and performance management information, working in a multi-discipline setting. You will have experience of budget management, monitoring, forecasting and assessment along with experience of analysing/diagnosing business problems and providing solutions.

You will have detailed knowledge of relevant current and forthcoming environmental initiatives, technologies, developments and legislative environment, skills in interpreting contract data to assist in financial projections and operational efficiencies and experience of managing front line/logistically-based services.

You will have excellent communication skills, oral and written, strong leadership skills, excellent inter-personal skills with the ability to influence decision makers, network, and resolve conflicts, and with highly developed oral, written and presentation skills.

You will have the ability to motivate staff, be innovative strategic practitioner with creative and constructive approach to problem solving, capable of taking and exercising responsibility with strong negotiation skills.

You will have the ability to self-manage and work in a context of high expectations within tight deadlines, excellent organisational and IT skills, customer centred in all aspects of service delivery with the ability to anticipate and forward plan to meet the demands of the service, developing options appraisals underpinned by strong tactical planning approaches.

You will have the ability to undertake a risk-based approach to service management and service delivery planning. Extensive knowledge of Health and Safety issues relative to environmental management is also essential.

You will be prepared to work hours according to operational needs.