Hours: 37 per week
Location: Council Offices, St Peters Hill, Grantham
Are you a driven, ambitious, and experienced individual with in-depth knowledge of current Council Tax and Non-Domestic rating legislation, including recovery and administration? Are you looking to manage a high-performing team with honesty and integrity? Do you want to work in a fast paced, innovative, and agile environment? Do you have an appetite for providing an excellent service operationally whilst keeping an organisations wider strategy at the forefront of your delivery?
If so, we are currently looking to recruit to a Business Rates and Enforcement Co-Ordinator to join our Revenues and Benefits Management Team.
What we need:
We are looking for an individual who is experienced in the administration and recovery of Council Tax and National Non-Domestic Rates who is able to manage our existing teams as well as leading the day to day running of the Business Rates and Enforcement Team.
The role is an exciting opportunity to develop new ways of working and help us to achieve challenging financial and operational targets
What you will do:
You will be responsible for leading a team of experienced officers to deliver the collection of Council Tax and Business Rates. You will manage the performance of the team, finding and implementing new and innovative ways of working. You will supervise the team, allocate work and assist with more complex cases. You will work closely with our Economic Growth and Regeneration company, InvestSK to provide support to businesses within the District.
You will also support the Head of Revenues and Benefits to deliver an exceptional Business Rates and Enforcement service via your team, whilst supporting the organisations vision and strategy both internally and externally.
What you will bring to the job:
We are looking for a manager with experience of working in a high performing environment, who has the ability to lead, develop and manage staff in line with the organisations growth, performance, and culture objectives.
You will be an enthusiastic, committed team player with an excellent knowledge of relevant legislation, best practice, and customer contact procedures as well as associated experience in respect of Business Rates and recovery. You need good communication skills and experience of managing and motivating teams in a busy working environment.
What we will do in return:
We are committed to caring for our employees both inside and outside the workplace and provide a variety of benefits, such as:
a generous pension scheme,
opportunities to progress and develop your career and skillset
access to a range of health and wellbeing activities
generous leave entitlement of 25 days (rising to 30 days after 5 years’ service),
travel season ticket loan and a variety of other staff/family friendly benefits and discounts.
To apply for the post, please visit www.southkesteven.gov.uk/jobs
Closing date: Thursday 6 May 2021
Shortlisting will take place week commencing 10 May 2021 and interviews will be held week commencing 17 May 2021.
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