Head of Infrastructure & Facilities

Beverley, East Riding of Yorkshire
circa 100k
15 Sep 2020
05 Oct 2020
Job role
Head of Service
Contract Type
Full time

We are seeking a Head of Infrastructure & Facilities to lead the strategic management of the service in a unique and exciting opportunity for a senior professional to deliver the Council's vision, ambitions and priorities for the East Riding of Yorkshire.

Can you help us make the most from the opportunities which lie ahead, and deliver effective, cost efficient services over a large rural area, building on the council's achievements to date and further enhancing its reputation for delivering high performing services?

Infrastructure and Facilities covers all operational buildings, highways, civil engineering, flood defence, facilities management and property maintenance including council housing major repairs and construction management. The service also operates the council's in-house accommodation service providing cleaning and caretaking for over 200 premises. These services are highly valued by our residents and vital to providing the infrastructure in support of the local economy.

You will be responsible for the operational delivery of these services across 930 square miles, including income and expenditure, together with a £110m plus annual capital programme.

Your work will entail delivery for a multi-client constructed programmes comprising large building and civil engineering projects for community assets and partners, eg new schools, leisure complexes, bridges, flood resilience schemes, highways projects with individual project values upwards of £60m which require complex issues on funding, planning, technical programming and resourcing to be resolved. 

Together with our Members, we have much pride in the East Riding of Yorkshire.  Join our highly committed and performance-driven team in achieving the best we can for our local communities by delivering new projects and initiatives, whilst responding to the day-to-day challenges this highly visible frontline post brings.

For an informal discussion please contact Paul Bellotti, Director of Communities & Environment, tel (01482) 395000.

If you feel you have the ability, experience, drive and aspiration to take on this role find out more at https://www.eastriding.gov.uk/featured-jobs/head-of-infrastructure-and-facilities/

Closing Date: 5 October 2020.

Shortlisting: w/c 12 October 2020.

Interview Dates: 20 & 21 October 2020.

East Riding of Yorkshire Council is pursuing equality of opportunity in employment.