Processing Contract Manager

Contract type
Working Pattern
Full time
CERC, Cornwall
Dates that interviews will take place
Interview date to be confirmed shortly
From £50,000 plus car/allowance, bonus, healthcare and pension
Summary of vacancy

Are you in an Operational Management role supervising multiple sites in the waste management industry?

At SUEZ recycling and recovery UK, we’re committed to creating a greener planet. We’re working to conserve resources, reduce landfill and much more besides. Join us and you can help.


About the role

What will I be doing?

  • You will hold responsibility for setting the strategic direction of the contracts’ development, including the creation of new service opportunities and the commercial integration with other SUEZ assets in the region (e.g. logistics depots or processing facilities).
  • You will oversee delivery of services (e.g. including but not limited to multiple Household Waste Recycling Centre (HWRCs), RTSs and logistics operations) to the contract specification, management of the associated contract payment mechanism and identifying / delivering opportunities to negotiating improvements to contractual terms / profitability.
  • You’ll be instrumental in delivering the Regional Business Growth Strategy through ongoing continual improvement activities leading to optimised operational and commercial performance; including the creation of new service opportunities and the commercial integration with other SUEZ assets within the region (e.g. logistics depots, processing or production facilities).
  • If you have demonstrable senior management experience - preferably from within the waste industry - coupled with proven experience of building, developing and managing successful teams and engaging the workforce to deliver against financial targets and Key Performance Indicators (KPI’s), please apply or get in touch for more details

What are the requirements?

  • You should be able to demonstrate proven managerial and leadership experience in a similar environment.
  • Experience of building, developing and managing a successful team and engaging the workforce.
  • Health and Safety qualification(s), National Examination Board in Occupational Safety and Health (NEBOSH) essential.
  • A track record of delivering against financial targets and KPIs. Experience of financial planning budgeting and capital improvement is essential.
  • Experience of leading business decisions in a complex multi-disciplinary operational environment.
  • Understand the need to operate in a compliant manner.
  • An important feature of the Processing Contract Manager is that your background knowledge and experience will be deployed at all times, in order to determine the best course of action and ensure the company Safety, Health, Environment and Quality (SHEQ), financial and customer service objectives are met.

Who we are

SUEZ recycling and recovery UK is a forward-thinking company recognised as one of the top places in the UK to work. We are proud of the fantastic opportunities for personal growth and development we offer our people. As we continue to develop and grow, you can play an important part in the essential work we are doing to make businesses and communities more sustainable.

Working at SUEZ recycling and recovery UK is not like most jobs – it means striving to secure our planet’s resources and being part of the resource revolution. By joining us, you will help to safeguard the environment and the public through essential waste and water management services, contribute to the sustainable development of communities, businesses and regions, and promote the emerging low-carbon circular economy.

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

To find out more or apply, please complete the application form and attach your CV.

*No agencies please*

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