General Manager - Waste

Job Title: General Manager - Waste
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: West Midlands, England
Salary: £55000 - £65000.00 per annum + Car + Package
Start Date: ASAP
REF: BBBH26407
Contact Name: Charles Cocklin
Contact Email:
Job Published: about 3 years ago

General Manager - Waste & Recycling

You don't have to have experience in waste. If you're a commercially minded, strong leader, who enjoys coaching teams to deliver and exceed targets, we're keen to speak with you.

Your key responsibility is leading and developing the depot team for a large-scale, leading UK based waste and recycling company.

Key responsibilities

  • Lead and develop depot team, to ensure high performance on delivery and business growth.
  • Define the business strategy to develop the depot.
  • Identify training requirements.
  • Coach and mentor the team to develop a positive culture and strong skills base.
  • Ensure compliance across Health, Safety and Environment throughout the operational team.
  • Manage the full P&L budget (prepare annual budget and report on monthly financial position) and deliver year-on-year growth of the depot.
  • Create good working relationships across divisions, implementing best practice to deliver excellent service to all clients and stakeholders.
  • Optimise staff and resources effectively, working closely with the cross-department teams to introduce new working methods.

Skills & Qualifications

  • Proven experience as an operational leader, delivering to commercial targets.
  • Graduate calibre (i.e. A level/degree).
  • CPC.
  • IOSH.
  • COTC.
  • Experience to route planning software, such as DPS (LogiX), Route Monkey etc.


  • 20% bonus.
  • Company car + fuel card.
  • Pension.
  • Medical.

For more information about this position, contact Charles Cocklin at ALLEN & YORK 01202 888 986.