Waste Manager (NHS Trust)

Date 24/08/21

Location Harrow, London

Do you have at least five years' experience as a Contract or Waste Manager, including clinical waste? Have you managed a team of operational staff? Are you looking for a new leadership role in a progressive business? At Grundon, we have a rare opportunity for a proactive and collaborative Waste Manager (NHS Trust) to lead and develop our Total Waste Management (TWM) contract across three acute hospital and nine community sites. Based at Northwick Park Hospital, but with travel to the other sites, you will join us on a permanent full-time contract and earn a competitive salary plus great benefits, including:

- Company car  
- Pension scheme – you contribute 5% of pay (true cost is less due to Income Tax and NI relief) and Grundon matches this 
- Life assurance cover as a member of our pension scheme (twice your annual salary from day one)
- Option to buy additional holiday and join cycle to work scheme (after a qualifying period) 
- Perks at Work reward and discount scheme
- Discounted gym membership (at participating gyms) 

What you'll be doing as Waste Manager (NHS Trust)
Your remit is to ensure the smooth running of hospital waste collection services to total customer satisfaction. 
- You will manage the contract within budget, aligning service provision and procedures across all sites, ensuring the Trust's KPIs and SLAs are met and focusing on continuous improvement. 
- You will also manage and motivate around 18 site-based waste porters and three team leaders, who supervise the waste porters and ensure that key tasks, such as waste being put in the correct disposal area, are carried out.
- Attending regular contract review meetings, ensuring action points are completed within agreed timescales.  
- Working with the Trust and on-site FM teams to agree and implement recycling and sustainability targets. 

What we’re looking for in our Waste Manager (NHS Trust)
- Educated to A-level (or equivalent) minimum
- At least 5 years' experience as a Contract or Waste Manager, with clinical waste experience
- Previous experience of managing a team of operational staff
- Knowledge of the waste industry and/or NHS experience an advantage
- Competent in Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook, with excellent report-writing skills 
- Ability to problem-solve
- Full UK driving licence

Please note that the successful candidate will be required to undergo security checks in order to obtain entry onto sites

Working hours: 8am-4.30pm, Mon-Fri (37.5 hours), though additional hours may be required on occasions. 

Grow with Grundon
At the cutting-edge of waste management, Grundon is ranked in the prestigious Sunday Times PwC Top Track 250 league table of top-performing private companies. Interested in joining our success story as  Waste Manager (NHS Trust)? Apply today. No agencies please

Please note: We don’t use closing dates, but interview as soon as we have applications that look like a good match, so do apply as soon as possible. We advertised the role of Waste Manager (NHS Trust) on 24.08.21
 

What is it like working at Grundon?

We are committed to achieving diversity by employing the right people to deliver a high quality service based on equality of opportunity, skills, qualifications and relevant experience. We are the largest family-owned waste management company in the UK and we care as much about our employees as we do the environment. We aim to attract and retain high-quality, committed, enthusiastic, customer-focused individuals.

what we offer

Pension Scheme

Pension Scheme

Life Insurance

Life Insurance

Employee Assistance Programme

Employee Assistance Programme

Health Cash Plan

Health Cash Plan

Discounted Gym Membership

Discounted Gym Membership

Cycle to Work Scheme

Cycle to Work Scheme

Mobile Phone Discounts

Mobile Phone Discounts

Holiday Plus

Holiday Plus

Perks at Work – Discount Shopping

Perks at Work – Discount Shopping

Introduce a Friend Scheme

Introduce a Friend Scheme

Suggestions and Innovations Scheme

Suggestions and Innovations Scheme

Long Service Benefits

Long Service Benefits

Come and join our team

Contact us today to find out how Grundon can provide you with a challenging and stimulating working environment, where you can fulfil your potential