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Waste and Recycling Manager

Location: SOLIHULL, WEST MIDLANDS, UNITED KINGDOM Salary: Salary Negotiable
Sector: Business Support Job Type: Temporary
Shift Type: FULL TIME Applications: 2
Posted: about 2 months ago Reference: X3-439931

We are currently recruiting on behalf the council for an experienced Waste and Recycling Manager in Solihull (WFH initially) This will be on interim basis for approximately 8 months.

You will be responsible for developing a strategic approach for Solihull’s Waste and recycling services, encompassing the wider impacts of the delivery of the service in other areas and will ensure continuous improvements with regards to performance and value for money.

Operational management (Including commissioning procurement where necessary) Of contracts for the safe management of waste collected and deposited via the Councils long-term Strategic Environment contract is required.

You will also ensure the authority and its contractors are compliant, with regards to the authority’s obligations under the Environmental protection Act 1990 and all other relevant legislation ensuring compliance at all times.
Ensure that all licences and contractual conditions relevant to this area are managed and adhered to at all times within agreed terms and conditions. Encompassing management and supervision of contracts including waste related elements of the Strategic Environment management and management of contractors and staff performance to ensure deliver of a customer focused and efficient service that delivers key objective to increase recycling and reduce waste.

You will also provide expert waste management advice, guidance and support to colleagues, customers, and other stakeholders.

Experience required –
Educated to degree level or substantial relevant operational experience working in waste and recycling.
Extensive knowledge of operational waste management including kerbside collections and waste treatment and disposal.
Practical understanding and application of waste and related environmental legislation and policy
Extensive experience of specification development and service commissioning
Experience of contract management and development and monitoring of key performance indicators
Experience of a proven track record of development, planning and delivery of complex projects within waste and recycling service.
Experience of developing implementing waste process and policy
Experience of leading and motivating a team to achieve a high quality, customer focussed service.

Day rate is negotiable, to apply please send your updated CV to

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