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Waste Performance Officer (3068)

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West Northamptonshire Council
£35,938 - £40,060
One Angel Square - Northampton
Closing date:
14 August 2022 at midnight
Job title: Waste Performance Officer
Location: One Angel Square

Salary: £35,938 (Scale £35938 - £40060)
Directorate: Place Directorate
Division: Highways and Waste
Section: Waste Management
Team: Waste Management – Disposal Team
Responsible to: Waste Operations and Services Manager
Directly responsible for: None

About the team -
West Northamptonshire Council’s Waste team look after a diverse range of waste services including collecting resident's waste and recycling from the kerbside, providing household waste recycling centres, and making arrangements for the safe treatment, recycling and disposal of all materials collected. The waste team also manages a number of closed landfill sites and is responsible for street cleansing throughout the area.

Waste Performance Officer – West Northants Council
The Waste Management Team at West Northants Council is seeking to recruit a Waste Performance Officer. In this role you’ll provide expert technical waste support, meeting the needs of the waste management service, organisational and customer requirements. This is a contract management role for waste contracts such as household waste recycling centres, closed landfills, and residual waste treatment.

You’ll work with colleagues to proactively manage waste contracts within the waste management service to ensure the safe, efficient, and cost effective management of municipal waste. You’ll manage and assess complex waste related situations ensuring the use of appropriate waste contract monitoring against service standards and proactively build and maintain positive working relationships with internal and external stakeholders. You’ll also be involved in developing the specification and procurement of new contracts.

The successful candidate will have substantial experience of working within a waste related field providing waste management services and managing the performance and service delivery via current and future contracts. Educated top degree level or equivalent, you will have excellent time management skills and be able to manage complex workloads to prioritise, set deadlines, and cope with conflicting and changing demands. Applicants should have a strong customer focus, organisational and management skills, along with knowledge and experience of overseeing health and safety in an operational environment and of managing and resolving technical waste issues. An excellent communicator, you will demonstrate a proven ability to negotiate, influence and engage with a diverse range of stakeholders at all levels, both internally and externally.

Please note the closing date for applications is 15th August and interviews will take place 24th August.

For any more details please contact Stephen Phillips 01604 367233

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