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Contract Manager

Contract type
Working Pattern
Full time
Location based
Hours per week
Dates that interviews will take place
Interviews will be held via MS Teams
£45,000 plus car allowance and Bonus
Summary of vacancy

Are you an experienced Contract Manager, working within the recycling recovery industry sector? Would you like to work for a company in supporting cities implement their vision of their own future? For us, the city of tomorrow is a ‘resourceful city’: a smart, circular, resilient and collaborative city.

When you join SUEZ, you get more than a brand-new role. Your work will help us deliver innovative and environmentally responsible solutions for water and waste management. You will get a chance to help us preserve and restore our planet’s natural capital for future generations. It’s a career that’s not only exciting, but full of opportunities as well as professional and personal fulfilment.

About the role

What will I be doing?

  • You will be responsible for managing the collection of recyclable materials in a way that protects the public and the environment, reducing the impact of waste handling operations on the wider environment and by maintaining successful working relationships with the client. This will ensure that SUEZ recycling and recovery UK is perceived as a reputable, value for money service provider to members of the public, helping to secure future business.
  • You will work closely with the other members of the team and must ensure all the facets of the business are carried out in compliance with or exceed the contractual requirements and are in accordance with HSE regulatory and SUEZ internal health and safety and environmental standards. You must also maintain the performance standards of the contract, as measured by the relevant KPI’s as agreed with the client.
  • Key responsibilities of the role include controlling all elements of the business to deliver the terms of the contract whilst maximising company profit. In addition, you will work with all stakeholders to ensure that continuous improvement across all areas is achieved and that appropriate employee levels are in place to deliver the contract requirements in a safe and effective manner. 

What are the requirements?

You must be able to demonstrate the ability to communicate and negotiate at all levels internally and externally. Working as part of a strong team, you will have experience of financial reporting, managing budgets and producing / developing business plans and you should have experience of managing a large site / team.

You will also require:

  • A Certificate in professional competence in road transport operation.
  • An IOSH managing safely qualification.
  • A certificate of technical competence in waste management.

Who we are

At SUEZ the efficient and sustainable management of resources around the globe is at the heart of everything we do. Respect – acting ethically and with integrity – is one of our core values. We’re passionate about the environment and believe in protecting our world. Over 90,000 likeminded people worldwide makes for an incredible team, where collaboration and trust are part of the way we work. With true team spirit, we can give our customers a standard of service that goes above and beyond and ensure that our local communities have access to essential water and waste services.

We thank our people for all they do with development opportunities, wide-ranging benefits and rewards that reflect their hard work. In a friendly, supportive environment, you’ll be inspired to grow and play your part in creating a better future for all.   

*No agencies please* 

What will I be doing?


Closing Date
Once we have sufficient applicants we withhold the right to close job vacancies early.