Service Care Solutions Ltd

Waste and Transport Manager

Waste & Transport Manager
3 months on-going contract, Inside IR35

About the role
To lead and manage the waste, recycling and street cleansing services delivered by the Council.

These services currently consist of household and commercial waste and recycling collections, street cleansing and cleaning activities, deep cleansing and rapid response, bulky waste, fly-tipping, flyposting, and graffiti.


  • To manage and be accountable for the Council's waste and transport services, ensuring alignment with the Council's corporate objectives.

  • To manage and be accountable for the strategic planning, H&S and legal compliance, improvement plans and performance standards for the Council's waste services and transport / fleet management operations.

  • To manage, monitor and progress all internal and external contracts associated with the provision of waste and transport services.

  • To be responsible for the efficient and effective operation of waste and transport services, including the organisation, management and engagement of the workforce.

  • To be responsible for business development and revenue growth for waste and transport services to commercial organisations.

  • To anticipate and translate changes in legislation relating to waste and transport services, implementing changes as required.

  • To manage and be responsible for the operational use of the Hunters Lane depot, including all aspects relating to Health and Safety and Safe Working Practices.

  • To manage and be responsible for the management, operation, H&S and legal compliance of the Council's waste transfer station, in line with all relevant legislation.

  • To manage and be accountable for the Council's waste transfer station, vehicles, plant and equipment assets ensuring alignment with the Council's corporate priorities, ensuring financial efficiency, H&S and legal compliance.

  • To create and manage a vehicle replacement programme, ensuring that capital finance requirements are evidenced and reported in advance to support this programme.

  • To manage and be responsible for the operation of the Council owned vehicle workshop and fuelling stations.

  • To monitor and set budgets for the services, ensuring efficiency and value for money.


  • Significant management experience in both or either: a waste/recycling service; or fleet/transport management service, to include a maintenance service, Within an environment which is subject to public scrutiny and corporate governance.

  • Able to manage large budgets and ensure appropriate financial control.

  • OCR Level 3 Certificate of Professional Competence In National Road Haulage or equivalent.

  • CoTC / WAMITAB qualification (level 4).

  • Qualification in Leadership and management (ILM) level 5 (or similar) or willingness to work towards and achieve the qualification within 12 months of appointment.

  • Membership of the Chartered Institute of Waste Management or Institute of Transport Engineers or a relevant degree.

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