Assistant 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
from £32,000 plus bonus and benefits
Summary of vacancy

Are you an experienced Contract Supervisor or Manager?

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?

Reporting to and assisting the Senior Contract Manager, you will be responsible for achieving the goals and strategy and in the absence of the Senior Contract Manager take direct responsibility for the management of the operation.

You will also responsible for establishing and maintaining a culture and operating process that keeps focus on health and safety issues to minimise reportable accidents, lost time and other accidents.

You will also assist the Senior Contract Manager in investigating, recommending and implementing operating regimes that minimise cost and maximise profit at the depot as well as administering the business efficiently and keeping accurate records.

What are the requirements?

  • Key responsibilities of the role include meeting the client in order to build relationships and understand their needs, so as to maintain long term contracts/partnerships. You will also assist in setting key personal objectives and key performance indicators to members of the team.
  • You must be able to demonstrate the ability to communicate and negotiate at all levels confidently, internally and externally, and have experience of managing/supervising a team of people and health and safety issues.
  • Working as part of a strong team, you must have experience in fleet legislation, and practical experience of waste management or a logistical background. A willingness to resolve queries and problems is ideal.
  • You will be required to have a full driving licence and demonstrate good numerical skills and Microsoft Word and Excel skills.
  • Excellent employee relations skills are ideal.
  • Willingness to achieve CPC National Road Haulage, COTC Level 4, and IOSH Managing Safely.

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* 

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