Head of Waste


  • Location


  • Job type


  • Sector

    Local Government

  • Job ref


  • Expiry date

    05 February 2019

  • Client


Ref: GSi51353

An organisation in London is seeking a Head of Waste on a competitive day rate for a period of 6 months. 

To ensure the effective leadership, management, control, and operation across Waste services; including the effective monitoring of the Waste collection and Street Cleansing contract, supporting renegotiation to obtain improvements and efficiencies and in addition advising Members on the Waste Disposal contract. 

Abilities, Knowledge and Skills

  • Extensive knowledge of the Waste Authority and Waste hierarchy and implementing strategies to reduce Waste
  • Successful working in a politically sensitive environment and ability to maintain effective communication, and establish credibility, with other departments. 
  • Ability to maintain effective communication, and establish credibility with other boroughs, government bodies and with a wide range of stakeholders outside the organisation. 



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.

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Contact details
Justine Fisher: 020 7426 3974