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Organisation: Huntingdonshire   Hours: 37
Salary: £35,432 - £35,432   Working Pattern:Permanent
Location: Eastfield House   Reference: 21774

Closing date:

23 October 2020 at midnight
Recycling/Waste Manager

Here at Huntingdonshire District Council we are passionate about waste and recycling and are currently looking for experienced manager to join our waste team as a Recycling/ Waste Manager to help shape the future delivery of the Council’s waste collection service. You will manage and develop the refuse collection service, leading a team of 30+ staff, putting our residents at the heart of what we do.

The successful candidate will be commercially minded, politically aware and be able to demonstrate operational management experience. You will be a self-motivated individual with a business approach that is geared to meet the financial challenges ahead with the aim of delivering the service in the most cost-effective way.

It is essential you have proven people skills and customer service skills, together with the ability to apply pragmatic and logical thinking to challenges as they arise. You will be required to work collaboratively across services within the Council, external partners, and other agencies. You will have a ‘customer first’ approach with the ability to manage appropriate team behaviors in this regard.

The waste and recycling service is going through a rapid change process that requires imaginative, inspirational leaders to shape its delivery. If you have excellent demonstrable leadership skills, experience in an operational role or similar, and relish the challenge of implementing operational efficiencies and maximising productivity whilst delivering a quality public service-then we would love to hear from you.

Huntingdonshire District Council (HDC) is passionate about providing high quality services to our communities, residents and businesses and this means we need to employ and retain the most talented and dedicated people. Situated within the heart of the Cambridge-Peterborough Growth Area, Huntingdonshire is a beautiful district that boasts thriving market towns and many attractive villages, each with its own identity. We are an innovative and forward-thinking Local Authority whose residents are at the heart of our decision making

We want to employ staff who embody our icare values (Inspiring, Collaborative, Accountable, Respectful, Enterprising) all of which support our ultimate purpose of putting our customers first.
A full job description along with details of how to apply can be downloaded from our website at

Should you have any additional questions regarding submitting an application, please contact our Recruitment Business Partner

Closing date for completed applications is 23rd October and interviews will be held wc 6th November.

Equality, diversity and inclusion is at the heart of our recruitment and along with our values we are committed to creating an inclusive working environment, where diversity is valued and there is equality of opportunity. We therefore welcome applications from all sections of the community and we offer a range of benefits including flexitime to encourage a work life balance. We particularly welcome applications from those who are significantly under-represented in our organisation and sector, such as disabled people and people from BAME communities


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