Southwark is a large, ambitious and progressive council with a 'can do' attitude and enviable reputation. As a council, we are successful, passionate and forward-thinking. We are committed to our 'Fairer Futures for All' promise which ensures that our residents and businesses are central to everything we do.
Southwark has a varied mix of cultural communities, where over 120 languages are spoken in Southwark. We have all the challenges you'd find in any inner city area.
Southwark Council is a Equal Opportunity Employer.
An exciting opportunity has arisen to recruit a Revenue Team Leader within Southwark's award winning Revenues Team. We are looking for an innovative team Leader with Council Tax or Business Rates experience to lead and influence a team of officers to maximise revenue income and minimise arrears across the following revenue streams:
* Council Tax collection approx. £141m
* Council Tax & Business Rates arrears £34m
* Rent Debit £185m
* Business Rates collection £330m
* Recovery of HB overpayments £24m
* Sundry Debts £25m
* Business Improvement
Districts £2m Income collection in Southwark is challenging with nearly 36,000 council tenants and with the continued impacts of welfare reform and universal credit full service, the challenge has never been greater. About The Team As one of six Team Leaders reporting to an Operations Manager (Income), you will be customer focused and have the ability to maximise income collection and inspire teams to deliver performance improvements. If you are interested in a challenging position with variety and are willing to go the extra mile then we would like hear from you.
Closing date: 2 March 2020 Interview date: 16 & 18 March 2020