Waste Contract Specialist

Waste Contract Specialist

  • Location: Cirencester
  • Salary: £39,500 - £42,500 per annum
  • Hours: 37 hours per week
  • Contract Type: Permanent
  • Closing Date: 13 January 2021

Publica manages major environmental services contracts delivering directly to residents in the Cotswolds, Forest of Dean and West Oxfordshire - the work we do is paramount in ensuring those customers receive an excellent service along with the respective authorities receiving value for money. At Publica we’re challenging historic approaches to waste contracts management in order to drive efficiency, change and improvement.

About the role…

We have an exciting opportunity for an experienced Waste Contracts Specialist to provide guidance within the area of specialism and actively contribute to the direction of Publica.

You will contribute to the shaping of policy, influencing industry bodies, partners, clients and colleagues to achieve long-term business plan objectives of Publica. Part of this role is to maintain a broad awareness of issues affecting the public sector and the area of specialism.

You will need…

  • To be educated to degree level or equivalent in a relevant profession  
  • Five years’ experience in the relevant field
  • Relevant professional membership/qualification of governing body
  • The ability to facilitate and manage ongoing change 
  • The ability to resolve complex issues and complaints by negotiation
  • The ability to remain calm and confident when dealing with challenging customers and environments 
  • The ability to inspire and successfully motivate others towards shared objectives  
  • Ensure all relevant customer and company information is captured and recorded accurately

For more information about this role please see the Job Description/Person Specification.

Special Conditions…

  • Use of a car for work purposes

Who are we…

Publica is a unique place to work – we are a local government organisation with a twist! Publica wants to transform the way local services are delivered. To help do this we have started to fundamentally rethink the way we design our services in the digital era so that Publica is a customer-focused organisation driven by real user needs.

Please follow the link to see our great benefits: Benefits

If you wish to have an informal discussion about this role, please contact Suzanne Jones, Resource and Delivery Manager on Suzanne.jones@publicagroup.uk

Interview date: (w/c) 25th January 2021 via video conference

Please note that we are receiving high levels of applications and we may close this advert before the advertised closing date.

If you feel this is the role for you please email your CV and supporting statement detailing how you meet the criteria above by clicking on the ‘Apply for this Position’ icon within this page. Alternatively, please email us at join-us@publicagroup.uk or contact the recruitment team on 01285 623079/70

Your application will not be considered if you have not provided a supporting statement, in addition to your CV.

Please note that if you do not hear from us within two weeks of the closing date shown on the advert, unfortunately your application has not been successful on this occasion.


Do you consider that you have a disability?

Publica has signed up to 'Disability Confident' commit to encourage applications by offering an interview to those who declare they have a disability, if the person meets the minimum criteria for the job as defined on the person specification.

Please indicate on your covering letter if this applies to you.

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