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Customer Service and Business Support Team Manager (PO4)

This vacancy has now closed and is listed for reference only.
Vacancy Summary
London Borough Of Waltham Forest
£39,774 - £42,684
Waltham Forest
Working Pattern:
Full Time
36 hours per week.
DBS Check:
Closing Date:
03/03/2020 at 23:55 PM
Vacancy Description

Waltham Forest is vibrant and distinctive, a fantastic place to live, work, explore and invest. With a growing cultural scene, more green space than any borough north of the Thames, and great transport connections to the city and beyond it is a vibrant and creative borough. 

Our ambition is to ensure all of our residents can enjoy a good quality life. We are working at pace to deliver our Redefining Waltham Forest 2020 vision and create a Council that is resident-focused, insight-led, digitally-driven and commercially-minded; a Council that can meet the needs of our existing and future residents. We are looking for the right people to make this a reality and with the Council’s strong track record of providing a variety of career pathways for graduates this is an exciting opportunity not to be missed.

This exciting role is part of the new Customer Service and Business Support department – it provides consolidated operational business support to service needs for administration covering a number of service areas. In this role you will be accountable for delivering a number of different priorities.

We’re looking for a dynamic Customer Service and Business Support Team Manager to join our team.

Your role will be to develop, lead and manage multiple teams of officers and be responsible for providing an efficient, effective and flexible business support service. The team will be required to deliver a full administrative service, excellent customer service, upkeep of records both manually and on relevant computer systems, deal with enquiries, invoices and all the other day-to-day administration and support tasks. You will be requi      red to ensure regular engagement is maintained with the relevant service areas.

This role will have responsibility for the business support within a number of service areas .You will need to be fully experienced and able to demonstrate your ability in the following areas: 

  •          Staff Management – performance management
  •          Maximising Resources
  •          Service Delivery
  •          Management of Operational Budgets
  •          Development and improvement of services 

A Soft Services Manager required to join the FM Team. to deliver a customer focused service and manage the metrics and outputs of the Council’s contracts through effective management ensuring quality and value for money.

Equal Opportunities
Waltham Forest is a diverse borough where diversity is valued and is integral to both, service delivery and employment of its staff. The Council is proud of its rich mix of communities and as the largest employer in the area, it works hard to respond to the changing needs of its population.

We use our statutory duties on race, gender and disability equality and best practice in respect of age, faith and sexual orientation to ensure equality of opportunity in the workplace.

The Council is committed to meeting its 4 equality objectives contained within the Waltham Forest Council Equality Plan 2012/2015:

- Promoting equality of opportunity

- Opposing all forms of discrimination, intolerance and disadvantage

- Ensuring our workforce reflects the diverse communities of Waltham Forest at all levels.

- Providing fair, appropriate, accessible and excellent Services to all.

Respecting Diversity is a core Council value.

How to apply
Application Information The councils preference is for on-line application forms. However if you have a disability and are unable to complete an on-line application, please ring 0208 496 4227 who will be able to arrange an alternative. For more information on how to complete your application form, follow this link: Applying for a job at Waltham Forest Council