East London Waste Authority
East London Waste Authority


Assistant Contract Manager

Salary £35,991 – £38,994 — Based in Romford — 35h per week


About the role

We are looking for a proactive and enthusiastic individual to join our team as Assistant Contract Manager. You will be supporting the team in overseeing ELWA’s long term waste disposal contract, engaging with the Operator and our Constituent Council partners to ensure that key performance indicators are met while continuous improvement is achieved.

This is an exciting opportunity to join a forward-thinking organisation with ambitions to take a lead on Local Authority waste management and environmental practice.

About you

You will need contract monitoring and budgetary control expertise, and an understanding of Local Government working. Strong communication skills with experience of corresponding with a range of stakeholders and managing complaints in a sensitive and diplomatic nature is essential to this role. This should ideally be in the field of wastes management or be transferable to this area.

About us

The East London Waste Authority (ELWA) is responsible for the treatment and disposal of waste collected by the London Boroughs of Barking & Dagenham, Havering, Newham and Redbridge. We consider waste as a resource and have invested in infrastructure to deliver our ultimate ambition of zero waste to landfill.

What you get in return

We offer a competitive pay package, a positive approach to flexible working, investment in your learning and development as well as a commitment to your wellbeing.

In addition to this, we offer 27 days annual leave and a generous local government pension scheme.

To find about more about this role, please download the Job Description and Person Specification or contact elwaofficemanager@eastlondonwaste.gov.uk/020 8724 5458

Please use this link to apply. The closing date is 1st July 2018.

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