Waste and Resources Manager - University of the West of England

Permanent and full time
£29,515-£33,199 (pro rata if part time)
 
About us
 
This exciting role is pivotal in transforming the university's material consumption towards circularity, finding ways to eliminate and reduce waste and helping to deliver an environmentally sustainable UWE. 
 
The position is held within the university's Sustainability Team, a motivated and supportive team on a mission to implement and embed sustainability across the university and beyond. 
 
About you
 
The waste and resources manager will work across the whole university, facilitating continuous improvement in the waste & recycling system. As well as performance managing the waste removal contractors, the role holder will manage a small friendly team of waste operatives, and engage and inspire a wide range of internal and external stakeholders to deliver awareness raising and behaviour change campaigns.
 
You will be meticulous with data, with an ability to work with large complex datasets to report on waste quantities and trends, benchmark performance and as part of our commitment to become carbon neutral you will convert waste data into a carbon equivalence. 
 
This is an opportunity for you to bring together your technical waste and resource management expertise and your passion for driving sustainability into practice within a large and complex organisation.
 
This post is not available on a job share basis.
 
In addition to progressive pay rates, UWE Bristol offers a wide range of staff benefits including:
 
- a generous holiday allowance of 27 Days;
- up to 12.5 bank holiday/closure days per year in addition;
- flexible working;
- excellent defined benefit pension schemes;
- option to participate in the cycle to work scheme;
- family friendly policies;
- onsite nursery at our Frenchay Campus;
 
This post is based at Frenchay campus where we UWE have invested in the latest facilities and resources to give our students and staff access to everything they need to succeed - with GBP 300m having been spent recently on new state-of-the-art learning spaces and accommodation to enhance our offer even further. Frenchay campus is within close proximity to excellent motorway links and within walking distance of two train stations, making UWE Frenchay Campus the ideal place to work for those wishing to commute to Bristol.
 
Please see the full job description and information for applicants for the role.
 
Interviews will be held on the 10th and 11th September.
 
If you have any queries or would like an informal discussion, please contact Eddy Piper on 07972 659432 or email: eddy.piper@uwe.ac.uk.
 
Closing date: 21 AUGUST 2019 AT 11.59PM.
 
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