Are you passionate about making the world a cleaner, longer lasting place?  Would you like to manage projects which really make a difference to the world in which we live? This Project Manager will be responsible for delivering a government funded initiative to implement consistency in the way waste is managed across England. It means working directly with central government policy makers, local authorities, manufacturers and householders.  

WRAP is a confident, optimistic, global organisation. This year we turn 21; we’re coming of age and now more than ever we’re really making our presence felt. We are a charity working uniquely in the space between governments, businesses, communities, thinkers, and individuals – forging powerful partnerships and delivering ground-breaking initiatives to promote more sustainable economies and society. We’re experts in making the world a cleaner, longer lasting place. We are world renowned for taking facts to the right people, so they become actions that deliver change.  

One of our key aims is to ensure that sustainable resource management and recycling are a priority for policymakers and support the delivery of their national Strategies. With this in mind we’re looking for an experienced Project Manager to lead and manage a large policy-focused umbrella project with multiple sub-projects working closely with a research-focused team of industry experts.  You will drive and oversee the progress and delivery of these sub-projects, ensuring that the objectives are clearly defined and achieved within the agreed time, cost and quality constraints with the task lead and supporting staff members. You will also manage regular progress updates with the policymakers, with key Industry stakeholders and respond to their project requests. 

You will have experience in full lifecycle Project Management, be an excellent communicator, who likes collaborating with others and have the skills to create an inclusive project culture, where everyone is respected, and high performance is the norm. You will ideally have a background in policy-relevant project work and/or resource management and have worked / established relationships with Industry stakeholders and policymakers.

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