Joint Waste Solutions

Do you have experience in project management and an interest in tackling environmental issues?

This role will be responsible for undertaking projects for Joint Waste Solutions, the team that delivers recycling improvement work on behalf of a partnership that includes all of Surrey’s councils and manages a £13.5m waste and street cleaning collection contract on behalf of four partners.

You will help to identify areas where efficiencies and improvements can be made to our systems and processes and delivering projects that address these. You’ll also be involved in evaluating the success of initiatives and working with colleagues within Joint Waste Solutions and across the wider partnership to identify opportunities for further improvements.

The successful candidate will have experience of using an evidence based approach for project development, as well as experience of project management and delivery. You’ll also need to demonstrate experience of effective partnership working, being able to analyse performance data to make recommendations, and the ability to work flexibly and under your own initiative.

Full details of the role and person specification are included in the job description, along with an outline of the specific responsibilities of the Projects Team.

Benefits include a minimum of 24 days annual leave, Local Government Pension Scheme and lifestyle rewards benefits.

For an informal discussion about this role, please contact Cat Porter on 07785652398 or at

The role is based at the main office located in Woking, with the ability to work from home (as required from a business perspective) during COVID-19.

Closing date: 09 August (23:59pm)

Interviews dates will be from 24 August. Interviews will be held virtually.

Equal Opportunities
Joint Waste Solutions is committed to equality of opportunity in employment and service delivery and welcomes applications from all sectors of the community. If you are unable to apply online for reasons of disability, please get in touch using the contact details in the advert above to discuss any reasonable adjustments that may be made to accommodate your individual requirements.

Please note:
Joint Waste Solutions is hosted by Surrey Heath Borough Council so the council will be the employer for this post. All successful applicants will be subject to pre-employment checks in line with BPSS guidelines, which includes standard identification, referencing and unspent conviction checks. Joint Waste Solutions and Surrey Heath Borough Council undertakes not to discriminate unfairly against any subject of a disclosure on the basis of conviction or other information revealed.

For the best chance of successful application, please read the job description fully before applying for this vacancy as it contains information you will need to refer to when applying. We do not accept CV’s submitted without a fully completed application form. If you have not heard from us within four weeks of the closing date you should assume that your application has been unsuccessful. All unsuccessful applications will be removed and confidentially disposed of six months after the closing date.

Full information and how to apply

  • Contract: Permanent
  • Working Pattern: Full Time/Flexible Hours
  • Hours: 37 hours per week
  • DBS Check: No
  • Closing Date: 09/08/2020 at 23:59 PM
  • Reference: PRJ/20/130397