Waste & Material Manager

Kier Group


Paid • Full Time • Permanent

Sectors: sustainability, environmental management

Closing date: Friday, 27th November 2020   3 days left

Job Title: Waste & Material Manager

Location: Salford

Business Area: Kier Highways

Kier Group is the UK’s leading highways service provider, delivering an incredibly diverse range of road, bridge and tunnel projects - from planning and programming stage through to delivery, maintenance and operation. We work with a wide range of partners such as local authorities and Highways England to improve the quality and safety of UK roads - making us the No.1 highways and tunnel maintenance team across the country, delivering over £1 billion of social value by maintaining 31,000km of roads used by six million people in their everyday lives.

Job responsibilities

We have an exciting opportunity to work for Kier Highways. You will assist the Senior Environment & Sustainability Manager and Sustainability Advisor to lead the coordination of all aspects of sustainable waste and material procurement across all Highways contracts. You will provide advice to contracts and projects on all aspects of sustainable materials procurement and waste management in line with the clients targets for Zero Waste and Sustainable Materials principles. The Waste & Material Manager will be responsible for overseeing the waste management training for the contractor, Work with contracts to maintain relevant waste documentation (WTNs, permits, waste carrier licences etc, Identify further opportunities to drive down waste and realise associated cost savings work with Environment, Operational and Procurement Teams to deliver all elements of the REP

What do we need from you?

  • Environmental/Sustainability degree or equivalent
  • Member of an environmental/sustainability institute (e.g. IEMA, CIWM)
  • Relevant experience in a Waste Management role.
  • Good knowledge of the broad sustainability agenda;
  • Good knowledge of general sustainability issues, best practice and associated legislation
  • Good presentation and interpersonal skills
  • Experience dealing with key stakeholders

 In return we will give you a competitive reward and benefits package including:

  • Competitive salary
  • Company car (or car allowance)
  • Matched pension scheme up to 7.5%
  • Free Life Assurance
  • 26 days annual leave (with the opportunity to buy or sell holiday)
  • Access to a range of attractive flexible benefit options to tailor your package to suit your lifestyles
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Private healthcare

Pre-employment checks

It’s worth remembering that we’ll undertake the relevant/ standard employment checks if you’re successful in the selection process. This includes taking up your references, as well as checking your ID, driving licence (if appropriate) and your right to work in the UK. Some roles may also be subject to further pre-employment checks.

Make the journey. Leave a legacy.

Being part of Kier means living our values of being Collaborative, Trusted and Focused. We all have the potential to shape our world, and it’s through these values that we will leave a lasting legacy. 

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Closing Date: 27th November 2020

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