Barnsley Council

Our award winning council is beginning a new exciting transformational journey to increase the quality and efficiency the service we provide to our customers and residents. 

This is a great opportunity for you to play a key part in this journey, in what will be an exciting period of change and innovation, as we introduce new technology, improvements and changes across our services 

Shape a better future with us 

We’re thrilled to have achieved Investors in People (IIP) Gold status for how we lead, support and develop people. Now we’d like you to be part of our success and help us take change further. Join us on our journey to a brighter future. By working together, with each other and with our communities, we can take pride in improving lives. Let’s make a better Barnsley for everyone. 

Your role in our Journey 

This is a permanent post managing large budgets and helping Barnsley protect its environment through increased recycling. You will be leading varied teams from contract management to operational performance works and works management through an exciting period of change where technology and constant improvement methodologies will play a critical role in shaping the success of your services. You will play a crucial role leading the team through a series of major transformation projects as we re-shape our services to meet the future demands on recycling and help protect our borough for future generations. 

As the Service Support Manager based within Commercial and Operational Support Services, you’ll be at the heart of the change and will play an active role improving recycling, contracts performance and the customer experience across Environment and Transport. 

What you’ll need 

To join us, you’ll need a level 6 qualification and be able to demonstrate the right skills and capabilities to lead your team to deliver complex technical change projects and manage large contracts and budgets. Experience of the waste and recycling industry, contracts management and budget management experience will be a distinct advantage. If this sounds like you, then there’s never been a better or more exciting time to come join us, so if you’d like to be part of our success and help us on our journey to a brighter future for Barnsley, then please apply now – we’d love to hear from you! 

A lot to look forward to 

Here at Barnsley, we live and work by four important values: honesty, teamwork, excellent service, and taking pride in what we do. As part of our team, you can be sure we’ll do all we can to support you in being truly excellent. You see, we prioritise learning and enabling you to achieve your potential. So we’ve created a development process that lets you grow in the way that suits you - whether that’s training to be a leader, or learning flexibly online. That’s one of the reasons why we achieved IIP Gold, and why you’ll find your career here inspiring and rewarding. 

To achieve your ambitions while shaping a bright future for our communities, apply now by clicking here