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Contract General Manager – Doncaster Municipal

Reference     (Please mention Stopdodo/Environment Jobs in your application)
Sectors   Environmental, CSR & Sustainability
Location   England (Yorkshire & Humberside)
Salary   £45,071 p.a.
Type   Fixed Term and Permanent Roles
Status   Full Time
Level   Senior Level
Deadline   11/09/2016
Company Name   Suez
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A greener, more environmentally-friendly UK is possible – and we’re making it happen. As an Interim Contract General Manager at SUEZ recycling and recovery UK, you’ll be contributing to an ever growing established company that’s helping customers reduce their impact on the environment, conserve natural resources and reduce landfill.

What will I be doing as an Interim Contract General Manager?

SUEZ r&r UK are looking to recruit a Contract General Manager in our Doncaster Depot on an interim contract basis initially for 6 Months with the potential for this to be extended.

Reporting to the Regional Manager, the Contract General Manager will be responsible for controlling all elements of the domestic waste and recycling collection along with the processing and bulking out of recyclable materials in line with the sites permit and planning permission and for delivering the terms of the contract with our Client, Doncaster Metropolitan Borough Council.

What are the requirements? (experience and qualifications)

The role involves ensuring that all facets of the collection business are carried out in compliance with all of our legal obligations and SUEZ own internal standards to ensure that SUEZ is perceived as a reputable, value for money service provider to members of the public. The role also carries financial responsibility for maximising Company profit.

The role carries direct management responsibility for three Assistant Contract Managers, a team of Contract Supervisors, a large workforce of around 220 employees and a fleet of refuse collection and recycling vehicles as well as fixed and mobile plant. Responsibilities also include ensuring that the collection rounds, vehicles and employees are organised and managed in the most effective manner and working with colleagues from the Trading division, to add value to the recycling materials, increase tonnages and assist Doncaster Metropolitan Borough Council exceed its targets.
Health and Safety is of paramount importance and SUEZ places great emphasis on managing our operations safely and responsibly.

The successful candidate will be required to demonstrate a good track record of managing a similar large logistical operation and maintaining excellent working relationships with Local Authority Clients. Experience of successfully restructuring service arrangements or introducing new services is also a requirement. Ability to problem solve and plan logistics, including complex collection requirements, will be required.

Financial reporting skills, a good track record of managing a budget and the ability to communicate at a high level, negotiate and to motivate a large workforce are also all essential. Experience of dealing with Trade Unions in challenging situations would be an advantage. We will also require the successful applicant to be IT literate and competent in using database systems and Microsoft Office Packages.

Applicants must be passionate about health and safety and be able to show a clear awareness of the potential issues within operations of this nature and how these can be successfully managed. A good track record of health and safety management will also be sought.

We will also be looking for a manager with a keen interest in recycling and an understanding of initiatives used within the Waste Industry.

Candidates must hold the following qualifications: CPC in Road Haulage Operations, COTC in Waste Management 4TSH, a full driving licence and a NEBOSH certificate

Our approach

With a raft of benefits, family-friendly policies and excellent remuneration packages, there’s never been a better time to join SUEZ recycling and recovery UK.

We are proud of our fantastic opportunities for personal growth and development as we continue to build and grow our forward thinking company and you could play a key part in our success.

A friendly and supportive place that you will love to work, we believe creativity, clear communication and our drive for excellence are the keys to our success. We also expect our people to be enthusiastic and responsible. If you share our thinking – and have the qualities we’re looking for – you could play a big part in our dedicated team.

SUEZ recycling and recovery UK formerly SITA UK.

To find out more or apply, please visit our website.

If you apply for any of our vacancies and do not receive an automated response within 24 hours of submitting your application, please telephone our recruitment helpline on 01934 524070.

Closing Date: 11 September 2016
Interviews will take place w/c 19th September 2016

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