Senior Project Manager - Waste and Sustainability (Maternity Cover)

West London Waste Authority

West Drayton, London / Hybrid
£48,637 pa (inclusive of London Weighting Allowance)

Paid • Full Time • Fixed Term Contract

Sectors: sustainability

Closing date: Thursday, 4th July 2024  

Join Us at WLWA: Senior Project Manager - Waste and Sustainability

Location: West Drayton, London (Hybrid: 1-2 days on-site, with client site visits)

Salary: £48,637 per annum (inclusive of London Weighting Allowance). This role is a 1-year fixed term maternity cover position.

About West London Waste Authority (WLWA):

At WLWA, we are dedicated to pioneering sustainable waste management solutions across our six boroughs, transforming waste handling and promoting environmental responsibility. We're seeking a visionary Senior Project Manager with extensive experience in the waste industry and sustainability to lead our ambitious projects aimed at achieving a circular economy and driving net-zero carbon emissions through innovative digital solutions.

The Role:

As the Senior Project Manager, you will be instrumental in:

  • Leading and delivering high-impact waste management projects from inception to completion.
  • Engaging with local government agencies, community groups, and industry partners to advance our sustainability and net-zero goals.
  • Managing project budgets for the digital twin programme focused on implementing efficiencies in borough waste-related services.

Your Impact:

  • Manage the development of a central system to create a single source of truth for all waste data for WLWA and the boroughs to deliver cost savings and efficiencies.
  • Work in cross-functional teams to support other initiatives such as access to services and social value and reuse programmes, with the digital twin providing critical underpinning information.
  • Establish relationships with key stakeholders and foster a culture of data-driven decision making within the Authority and externally.
  • Champion the principles of the circular economy and work towards achieving net-zero carbon emissions in all projects.

Who You Are:

  • A degree holder in Engineering, Environmental Sciences, or a related field, with a robust background in project management.
  • An experienced project or team leader with a proven track record in managing change, particularly within the waste management and sustainability sectors.
  • A strategic thinker with a passion for sustainability and a commitment to community values.

WLWA Offers You:

  • A dynamic, supportive work environment where innovation and initiative are valued.
  • Opportunities for professional growth and impact in the waste management sector.
  • A competitive salary package and comprehensive benefits.

Apply Today:

Are you ready to lead the change and make a real impact on our environment? We would love to hear from you. Apply now to become part of our journey towards a more sustainable future.

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