Buckinghamshire Council


An excellent opportunity has arisen for a permanent position to undertake a key contractual role in waste management at Buckinghamshire Council for a Waste Contracts Officer.   

You'll use your proven track record of monitoring contracts and operations, ideally supported by knowledge of the waste industry to help ensure the optimum outcomes and performance of our major waste contracts. Your attention to detail during regular inspections at waste sites in all weathers will ensure that our Waste Management service will continue to provide effective and efficient services.

About us

The role sits within the Waste Contracts Team, part of the wider Strategic Waste Management and Enforcement Team.  The team works collaboratively to manage a number of multi-million-pound waste contracts as well as working to procure new waste contracts and coordinate waste enforcement across the County.   

Working within the wider team means there are plenty of opportunities for learning and development in both a formal and informal capacity. The team environment is fast-paced and dynamic but also very supportive and believes in  ‘growing our own’ so there are excellent opportunities for career progression.  The Team are friendly, approachable and always up for the next challenge!

About the role

In this role, the Waste Contracts Officer will be working closely with other members of the Waste Contracts side of the team where you will be required to take undertake a number of day-to-day monitoring activities such as site inspections and audits.  The contracts you will be monitoring include our high-profile Energy from Waste contract, the customer facing Household Recycling Centre contract or the Green, Food, Bulky and Wood waste contract. You’ll also take a lead role in ensuring waste data is collated and reported correctly through the council’s waste data management system and the Waste Data Flow.

Another key part of the role will be to provide day-to-day support to apprentices in the waste team as they learn about waste management in a local authority environment.

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For an informal discussion about the role please contact Roger Seed, Waste Contracts Team Leader via email: roger.seed@buckinghamshire.gov.uk