Head of Environment & Public Protection

Newport (Casnewydd)
£78,937 - £85,001
16 Dec 2021
17 Jan 2022
Job role
Head of Service
Contract Type
Full time


We have restructured our Chief Officer team to ensure we are fit for the future and ready to meet our challenges and vision as a council.  Phase one of our recruitment appointed our 3 new Directors, phase two is to appoint our Head of Service team.  It’s a really exciting time to join us as we have a number of vacancies as a result of the restructure, retirements and internal talent progression.

The role

Reporting to the Strategic Director – Environment & Sustainability, you will work alongside Heads of Service for City Services, Housing & Communities and Regeneration and Economic Development and will be accountable for our Environmental & Public Protection services to our residents. 

This role is a new role added into our structure and will bring together services such as waste and cleansing, grounds, public protection, parks and recreation, cemetery and crematorium, climate change and biodiversity.


We are looking for an ambitious and truly transformational leader to deliver modernised and sustainable services to our communities.  If you can evidence your ability to transform services and improve outcomes, we would love to hear from you.  

We are looking for someone with a proven track record who wants to develop their strategic leadership skills in a challenging but exciting environment.  You should be a visionary who can impact culture in the workforce with the ability to build engaged, enabled and high performing teams.

If you are interested in this role please visit our Executive Recruitment website….

For an informal discussion please contact Donna Abraham, PA to the Chief Executive and Directors, on donna.abraham@newport.gov.uk or 01633 656656.