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Job Title Business Development Officer
Job reference PEC062
Department Place Directorate
Grade 23 - 25
Pay From: £30,151 To: £32,020 per annum
Hours 37 hours per week
Closing date 05 February 2023
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Job Description
We Are St Helens Borough Council

Located in the heart of the Northwest close to Liverpool, Manchester and Lancashire, St Helens is a transformational Council which is passionate and ambitious for the communities we support. We provide a wide range of local authority services to the residents, businesses, schools, and visitors to the borough. We can only do this because of our highly valued, highly skilled workforce.

Working together, our workplace vision and values guide our organisation, and the contribution of our workforce is key to our culture journey. Employees with us receive a wide range of benefits including well-being in work, financial benefits, ways of working and learning and development support.

Making A Difference as A Business Development Officer in Open Spaces, Environment Waste & Traded Services.

This post represents an exciting opportunity to take a leading role in supporting and delivering the Council’s waste and recycling commercial services to fee paying customers. We are looking for a highly motivated individual who is experienced in delivering and selling customer facing services that generate income.

It is an exciting time to join our team as we expand and develop our commercial waste services working with local businesses, schools and residents to provider a wider range of fee paying waste and recycling services. This will help support St Helens ambition to be Net zero as a Borough by 2040.

If you have the passion for helping to improve the environment and support the Council and local businesses to reduce carbon this could be the ideal position for you.

You will play a key role in developing new business opportunities for the Council and will deliver and promote the Councils chargeable waste services. You will manage and deliver these services and develop marketing plans and customer service standards while expanding the customer base and developing new services.

Interested to Find Out More?
You can review our full job description details, and person specification information here.

You are also welcome to contact us for a chat before applying by emailing

Please note we reserve the right to close the advert early should we receive a sufficient number of applications and encourage you to apply early, to avoid disappointment.

Equality & Diversity
St Helens Borough Council respects and values the individuality that every employee brings. We encourage applicants from diverse backgrounds, who share our values, our commitment to inclusion, and who will help us on our journey to transform our organisation. Further information about Equality & Diversity at St Helens Borough Council can be found here

St Helens Borough Council is a Disability Confident Employer. Disability Confident Employers lead the way in helping to take action that changes attitudes, behaviours, and cultures for the better.

NOLAN Principles of Conduct in Public Life.
All Council employees are required to abide by the ethical standards embodied by the 7 Nolan Principles: Selflessness, Integrity, Objectivity, Accountability, Openness, Honesty, and Leadership.
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Job Application Packs
Applicant Letter (1).pdf
Application Form Non Disclosure Aug22 (2).pdf
Business Development Officer Person Specification PEC062.pdf
Business Development Officer Job Description PEC062.pdf
Note: CVs should not be submitted as a replacement for the online job application form.