Head of Programme - Circular Economy

London Waste and Recycling Board


  • Location


  • Job type


  • Sector

    Local Government

  • Salary/Remuneration

    £79,316 - £87,606

  • Job ref


  • Expiry date

    22 April 2019

  • Client

    London Waste and Recycling Board

Ref: GSe53008

The London Waste and Recycling Board (LWARB) is a statutory body which is a partnership of the Mayor of London and London's boroughs. LWARB's mission is to change the way we live and do business in London to ensure the city thrives by making the very best use of all materials and resources.

LWARB aims to increase recycling and accelerate the development of a circular economy in London. We invest in circular economy start-ups and innovative early stage businesses; and provide help and advice to SMEs that want to develop circular economy business models, as well as working with waste collection and disposal authorities, providing help and advice;. Our aspirations are to make London the world’s leading city for Circular Economy, and this is where you come in as our new Head of Programme – Circular Economy.

This is an exciting and crucial post for us as you will play a key role in creating the right conditions for a circular economy to flourish in London. Your role will be to develop our circular economy strategy and vision and accelerate London’s transition to a Circular Economy by promoting our vital work and programmes, including updating and revising our Circular Economy Routemap for London.

This role gives you direct involvement with London’s key decision makers in the rapidly evolving environmental sector. We are looking for individuals with a track record in the circular economy or related environmental sector, who can support us to create a flourishing circular economy in London and beyond. You will need drive, to be innovative and able to influence and negotiate with a diverse set of stakeholders across the public and private sectors.

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For further information about the London Waste and Recycling Board please click here to visit their website.

Closing date10am Tuesday, 23rd April 2019
Long listingWednesday, 1st May 2019
First Round Interviews Monday, 13th May 2019
How to Apply

To apply for this role, please submit an up to date copy of your CV, along with a Supporting Statement that addresses the criteria set out in the person specification, using examples to demonstrate how you meet the essential requirements. Please provide your home, work, mobile and email contact details and let us know of any dates when you are not available or where you may have difficulty with the indicative timetable. You should also provide the names, positions, organisations and contact details for two referees, one of whom should be your current or most recent employer. If you do not wish us to approach your referees without your prior permission, please state this clearly.

Once you have submitted your application, you will receive an automated email to confirm that you have applied. If you do not receive this email, please make contact with GatenbySanderson.

Contact details
Gary Evans: 0113 205 6080

Marcia Williams: 07807 621 337