We are seeking an Operations Manager (Waste) to lead in the provision of a high quality and value for money waste management service in North Yorkshire.
As Operations Manager (Waste), you'll be responsible for delivering North Yorkshire County Council's waste management service. You will provide the operational lead for waste management, with a commitment to achieving high quality and value for money through customer focussed services.
You will provide a high quality service, with exceptional performance, and have the responsibility for ensuring the council only pays for the waste services it receives. You will also drive continuous improvement in service delivery and will be responsible for demonstrating that operational services provide value for money. This is especially important when large value services are being delivered through means other than competitive procurement.
A significant part of your responsibilities is the management of change. This includes moving away from delivering services mainly through traditional landfill contracts to new ways of delivery through a combination of the council’s company, Yorwaste, and a long term PPP waste treatment contract. As part of this you will be responsible for developing and implementing new and robust contract management systems and processes for the management and supervision of the biggest contract let by this council. These systems will be necessarily complex so you'll have to be exceptionally organised with an eye for detail.
Role: Operations Manager (Waste)
Salary: circa £50k plus additional one-off payment of up to £4,650 and £8k relocation package available for exceptional candidates
As Operations Manager (Waste), you will demonstrate:
- Extensive experience of waste management industry;
- Effective management / leadership experience in managing staff and performance;
- Experience of the development of strategic policies and effectiveness in partnership working;
- Proven and effective experience of the management of resources in a changing organisational environment, including financial resources; and
- Experience of strategic planning, target setting and performance measurement.
- Closing date: Sunday 26 January 2020
- Shortlisting: 27 to 28 January 2020
- Interview date: Friday 7 February 2020
Working at North Yorkshire County Council
North Yorkshire County Council prides itself on being the biggest employer in North Yorkshire as well as being the employer of choice. Our vision is for North Yorkshire to be a thriving county which adapts to a changing world and remains a special place for everyone to live, work and visit. We are a top-rated authority and great changes are afoot to continue with the improvements that have already transformed working within the council.
We welcome and celebrate diversity and inclusion and the strengths this brings to our communities and work force, we aim to provide excellent and efficient local services enabling everyone to fulfil their potential, to do this we give everyone equal access to services and job opportunities. We heavily invest in the development of our employees, providing training and development to further enhance their careers.
We can offer you a comprehensive benefits package including:
- Flexible working hours;
- A local government pension scheme;
- Family friendly leave;
- Salary sacrifice schemes;
- Learning and development packages; and
- Employee discount benefits.
We can also offer you multiple opportunities for career progression working across a diverse client base and access to a range of technologies to support modern and agile ways of working.
As a council we are very much committed to encouraging flexible working for our employees, which will include working from other bases across the county as well as working from home.
Other opportunities to work in our Waste Service
Head of Service (Resources and Waste)
We are looking for a strategic, innovative and performance-focused leader to join us as Head of Service (Resources and Waste) and take us on the next part of our journey from waste to resources management. Find out more and apply here.