Waste Commissioning Lead Officer

Buckinghamshire County Council

Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire
£38,642 - £40,578 pa

Paid • Full Time • Permanent

Reference: FS07326

Closing date: Sunday, 24th June 2018   2 days left


Overview

In this role, you'll lead major complex waste procurements, waste contractual, framework agreements, negotiations and support their implementation.

About the role

The Waste Management Service are now recruiting to this exciting opportunity. In this role you'll deliver waste management services by leading the commissioning of new services and contracts as well as existing complex waste contracts such as biowaste, landfill, household recycling centres, and energy from waste contracts.

You'll develop and deliver services with a high level of technical expertise, leading on major complex waste procurements and contractual framework agreements. You'll proactively manage contracts and report on performance, providing expert waste management advice to a wide range of stakeholders internally and externally, for example colleagues, customers, councillors and senior officers.

For full details of the requirements of this role please see the job summary here.

Interviews will be held on Monday 2nd July, Tuesday 3rd July, and Wednesday 4th July.

About you

Educated to degree level or equivalent, you'll be able to demonstrate detailed knowledge of waste, environmental issues, and waste diversion opportunities, together with a proven ability to contribute to service planning, improvements, and development activity.

An excellent communicator, you will be able to engage with internal and external customers and suppliers at all levels, communicating changes in policy and strategies, as well as provide expert advice, guidance, and support on complex issues.

With experience of project management, you will demonstrate initiative and the ability to manage complex plans, prioritise and co-ordinate resources to deliver priorities within time constraints.

For full details of the skills, knowledge, and experience required for this role please see the job summary here.

Other information

Where our roles are customer-facing and you are required to speak to members of the public, the ability to converse at ease with customers and provide advice in accurate spoken English is essential for the role.

Our values

Ambitious. Accountable. Caring. Collaborative.

Our values are what make our culture at BCC unique and we expect all our people to live them in their approach. Ambitious. We want people with a strong desire and determination to succeed. Accountable. Our people take pride in owning actions and decisions. It's all about using our resources wisely and recognising that the public money we use is all going towards a better future. Caring. We're people, working for people. Being caring, kind and supportive is intrinsic. Collaborative. Working in a team, sharing ideas and knowledge only means positive things. By creating more effective solutions together, we are able to deliver better outcomes to the county as a whole.

About the Business Unit

The future of our county's environment and infrastructure is in your hands. Buckinghamshire - one of the fastest growing economies in the UK - is facing an exciting period of major growth. Our aim is to manage the major growth pressures within Buckinghamshire in a tough financial climate. Commercial and innovative, we are developing policies that strike the right balance between environment protection and growth. We're adopting innovative solutions to service delivery and growth. We partner with businesses and community sectors in virtually everything we do; playing to the strengths of these sectors to deliver first class services to our customers.

We recognise and reward you

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.

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