|Project||Commercial Waste Project Officer|
|Employer||Bedford Borough Council|
Number of Positions: 1
Salary (per annum pro rata): £21,074
Start Date: ASAP
Length of Contract: 9 months
An exciting opportunity to work in the important field of commercial recycling and waste, monitoring and improving commercial recycling schemes, developing and building on relationships with new and existing commercial customers, collating and auditing data and developing effective promotional campaigns.
This role at Bedford Borough Council is ideal for a recent graduate or early careerist with a background and interest in environmental subjects, great communication skills and experience in providing excellent customer service.
Bedford Borough is located within the East of England between Milton Keynes and Cambridge. It benefits from fast rail links with London and is well placed for access from both the M1 and A1. The local authority is a unitary council and currently has a population of 168,751 with 72,900 households. The Borough itself is largely centred on the town of Bedford which sits along both sides of the River Ouse, but it also encompasses a large rural area to the north of Bedford bordering with the neighbouring County of Northampton. More information about the Council including its structure, functions, plans and strategies can be found here: https://www.bedford.gov.uk/council-and-democracy/about-the-council/
The Business Development Team’s main functions are to manage the Council’s corporate Energy and Water supply contracts and deliver a business generation service for the department, including commercial refuse and recycling, grounds maintenance and street cleansing services and other services that generate income. The team is based in the Councils main office, Borough Hall, located on Cauldwell Street in Bedford and consists of 3 members of staff managed by a team leader.
• Communication and Enthusiasm
• Integrity and Respect
• Commitment to delivering excellent customer service
A confident, enthusiastic and engaging communicator to work with local businesses. Your role will include visiting commercial customers, monitoring and advising on general and recyclable waste and developing promotional materials and activities.
Using your excellent data management skills, you will monitor the performance of recycling collection schemes for commercial customers, deliver improvements to services and assist in the wider services redesign project.
In an ideal world, you are also:
What’s in it for you?
An excellent opportunity for a graduate or early careerist to build on their people and project skills and gain experience of delivering growth and development projects for important environmental services in the public sector.
Nitty Gritty Details:
Annual leave: 26 days pro rata plus public holidays
Work outside normal hours: Role requires some evening and weekend work to attend events and meetings.
Closing Date: 30th June 2019
Telephone Interview Date: During w/c 1st July and w/c 8th July
Interview Date: 18th July 2019
This recruitment is being managed by Change Agents UK, please direct all correspondence to firstname.lastname@example.org or call 01572 723419
|Salary||£21,074 pa pro rata|
|Hours Per Week||37.00|
Open to applications.