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Waste Manager


  • Salary: £38,000
  • Location: Chester
  • Contract: Permanent

Vital People are currently recruiting a Waste Manager on behalf of a facilities management company based near to Chester. Working as the Waste Manager you will be responsible for the day-today delivery, management, and monitoring of waste services to a standard consistent with the agreed level of service in a compliant, efficient, timely and cost-effective manner. Provide effective leadership and direction of resources. Monitoring of performance against set workbooks, targets, quality standards, and statutory requirements and provision of reports relating to waste matters.

Oversee waste management schemes, such as at landfill sites
Supervise the transportation of waste to ensure that it takes place efficiently without contaminating air, land, or water sources
Drive the development, promotion, and implementation of new waste disposal schemes
Ensure compliance with current legislation in the transportation, handling, and disposal of waste
Formulate and control budgets for waste disposal
Collate statistics and compile reports often to strict deadlines
Monitor the quality and performance of waste services, including contract management of external providers
Assist with the development of information and promotional materials
Aim to meet waste reduction and recycling targets
Deal with enquiries and complaints from members of the public both in person and by phone or email
Consult with onsite representatives about waste management issues, identify their requirements and provide appropriate solutions
Develop research projects and contribute to the activities concerned with waste disposal

Health & Safety

To ensure the prompt reporting to the Contract Manager & QHSE, of any building engineering or equipment defect that could give rise to safety hazards
Maintain documentary evidence to support individual’s capabilities, both for new and existing staff that is reflected in the allocation of duties, to ensure individuals can perform tasks without risk to themselves or others.
Initiate risk assessment and as a result develop, implement and monitor safe systems of work.
Review, audit and monitor all health & safety arrangements within areas of responsibility.

General Management

To ensure the delivery of effective performance management such that staff competencies are maintained and developed in line with the operational requirement, absence levels are managed appropriately, recognition is provided, and discipline is maintained in line with our corporate values.
Take personal responsibility for decisions and achieving results, act with integrity and commitment, and take ownership of own professional development.
Maintain knowledge and ensure compliance with relevant legislation, ensure data quality, and take ownership of management information. Establish effective communication channels with key stakeholders.

Plan and manage budgets and resources to meet demand of the operation and the planned contract financial result.
Unfortunately due to time restrictions we cannot respond to every applicant, in the event that we haven’t contacted you within 48 hours please take it you have not been successful for this particular role, but your details will be kept on file and considered for all future vacancies
We are acting on behalf of the client as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy
We are an equal opportunities agency and welcome applicants from all backgrounds

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