Waste Contracts Officer

Buckinghamshire County Council

Aylesbury, Bucks
£26,168 - £27,607 pa

Paid • Full Time • Permanent

Reference: FS06511

Sectors: sustainability

Closing date: Monday, 01 January 2018

Our Waste Management Team is hiring!

About us

Our vision is simple. To make a real difference to the people and communities we serve. Now, and for the future. This means safeguarding the vulnerable, creating opportunities, building self-reliance and keeping Buckinghamshire thriving and attractive. All whilst ensuring that we're delivering value for money.

 Our local communities are at the heart of everything we do and they really rely on the work we do. Whether it's new roads being built, helping parents get their children a school place or providing essential support to vulnerable children or elderly residents, what we do touches the lives of everyone in Buckinghamshire. Take a look at our Strategic Plan which sets out our aims and priorities until 2020.

About the role

In this role you'll ensure that service delivery meets a wide range of waste management service activities, providing a contract management and monitoring role for all current and future waste contracts.

You'll ensure that contract service performance indicators are monitored, managed, and maintained, ensuring contract compliance matters are monitored, service improvements are achieved, undertake asset infrastructure maintenance/improvements, waste data is collated and submitted for internal and external reporting. You'll provide expert advice on waste issues in relation to contract management to both internal colleagues and external stakeholders.

To apply, please submit a CV and covering letter detailing your suitability for the role, by clicking the apply button below.

About you

Educated to NVQ level 4/HND/BTEC standard or equivalent, you'll be able to demonstrate a proven track record of partnership working, managing and presenting information effectively, and working within time constraints. An excellent communicator, you'll be able to identify and analyse issues and offer practical solutions.

Whilst we would welcome experience and knowledge of the waste sector, this is not essential for the role and we would welcome applications from candidates with the skills and knowledge to perform this role who have experience of different sectors.

Other information

Hard work and success deserves recognition. That's why we pride ourselves on the benefits we give our people. Everything from a good work-life balance and flexible working to discounted public transport and sports centre membership. Find out more here.

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