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Control Room and Emergency Planning Manager

Networx Recruitment
SK1 3NQ, Stockport
£46,425 per annum
Closing date
25 Feb 2024

Control Room and Emergency Planning Manager 

Location: Stockport  

Salary: £46,425 per annum 


The Vacancy  

Permanent, Full time – 37 hours per week 

Closing date: 25th February 2024 

Interview date: 1st March 2024 


The role of the CCTV Room & Emergency Planning Manager is a new, exciting and important new role for Stockport Homes Group (SHG). The role will take strategic responsibility for the organisations CCTV service and ‘Out of Hours’ response in the event of an emergency and will be responsible for ensuring the business has robust continuity and emergency plans in place, which are tested and proven. 

In this role, you will: 

  • Lead on all aspects of people management, employee engagement, customer excellence and service area performance in this fast- paced directorate, with often fluctuating circumstances, operating 24hr services. 

  • Directly manage Control Room & CCTV Team Leaders within the control room and provide excellent leadership, supporting them to work effectively together to manage day-to-day operational tasks and performance. 

  • Ensure that excellent levels of staff engagement are achieved and maintain good staff morale providing day-to-day management for several service areas and support ongoing changes to the structure of this directorate. 

  • Ensure that SHGs emergency plans link into the wider Civil Contingency plan, owned by the Council and also ensure SHG’s plans are aligned to (and tested against) the GMRU (Greater Manchester Resilience Unit) strategy 2020-2030, as well as meeting all principles of GM Prepared guidance. 

  • Take ownership over this aspect of SHG’s OOH services, and they will work alongside relevant colleagues to co-ordinate an effective and streamlined OOH service. 


Our ideal candidate will have: 


  • The ability to demonstrate a good knowledge of people management skills and talent development – including recruiting the right people for the job and ensuring on-boarding of new staff is pro-active and meaningful. 

  • The ability to demonstrate experience of working with customers, leading to evidential outcomes including satisfactory resolution of complaints 

  • Excellent written/verbal communication skills which include chairing meetings, presenting reports to Senior Leadership teams, and briefing/training frontline teams. 

  • Experience of Service Delivery management, including performance and team management – ideally in a 24hr /Control Room/ OOH capacity 

  • The ability to work under pressure and have a forward-thinking and positive approach to problem-solving with proven experience in effective decision-making. 

  • The ability to build effective relationships with staff, customers, partners and stakeholders. 

  • Experience of successfully managing, engaging and empowering operational teams and delivering services to agreed standards and targets. 

  • Good business and commercial acumen to continually explore opportunities to sell services to other agencies and attract funding through pooling of resources or through effective external funding bids. 

  • The ability to thrive whilst working in a pressured environment, be resilient and energetic and able to see the opportunity in challenge. 

  • A flexible approach to work 


  • Have evidence of continuous professional development and/or educational qualification in this field 

  • Have knowledge of the Social Housing Sector and how emergency preparedness fits into the overall management responsibility of a Social Housing Landlord 

  • Have specialist knowledge and experience in dealing with CCTV monitoring major incidents, in a complex environment, involving large numbers of staff and members of the public 

  • An understanding of how IT systems and infrastructure can impact on resilience planning 


Stockport Homes is an equal opportunities employer and positively encourages applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, religion or belief, marital status, or pregnancy and maternity. 

The successful applicant's appointment will be subject to satisfactory clearance by Disclosure Scotland and satisfactory enhanced employment references going back 5 years and will be required to obtain and SIA licence which will be funded by SHG 


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