Salary range: £33,291 - £35,724 p.a. inc.
Hours of work: 36 hours per week
Location: Civic Centre and other locations from time to time
Driving Commercial Business and Quality in Pest Control
Brent is a tremendously vibrant London borough where the iconic arch of Wembley Stadium dominates the skyline. Spanning both inner and outer London, it is a borough of huge contrasts in terms of its economic, environmental, ethnic and social make up. Brent’s diversity is evident to all who visit our borough and our long history of ethnic and cultural diversity has created a place that is truly unique and valued by those who live and work here.
The council is pursuing a far-reaching transformation agenda that better meets the needs of our community so it is an exciting time to join us.
Brent Council's Pest Control and Hygiene service continues to attract new commercial contracts throughout Brent and the surrounding areas. We now need a senior officer to drive forward our commercial service and grow further business. Supporting the pest control commercial team and Pest Control and Hygiene Manager in the daily tasks, as well and longer term planning.
We are looking for a pest control officer that bring additional expertise to the team and support the manager in developing and supporting our clients.
As well as the commercial business the post will also support the domestic team and hygiene service.
Working in a high pressure high demand area the post will need to have detailed knowledge of the commercial drivers, price points and what makes a quality pest control service.
You will need to be a self-starter and have a 'can do approach' to service delivery and problem solving. You must be able to resolve complex pest control issues and understand business requirements in a range of commercial uses, including medical, food, warehousing and retail.
The person will need to have skills in people and client management, being able to prioritise and manage demand. It is expected the person will have proven experience in securing commercial contracts and understand marketing and sales in pest control and hygiene environment.
As a member of the team the person will be an expert in your field and able to demonstrate a detailed knowledge of current and emerging pest control treatment and prevention techniques.
Closing Date: 27 October 2019 (23:00)
Brent Council values the diversity of its community and aims to have a workforce that reflects this and therefore encourage applications from all sections of the community.
Applications are particularly welcome from people with disabilities and LGBT (lesbian, gay, bi-sexual and transgender) applicants as they are under-represented across the council.
All organisations and individuals who work with children and young people, or are involved in providing services for them have a duty to safeguard and promote their welfare.
We are committed to safer recruitment and safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.
Before you join Brent Council, you will need to provide your National Insurance (NI) number and undergo a Home Office Standard I.D. check.
Please note CVs will not be considered as part of your application for this position.