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Strategic Development Manager - Waste

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Strategic Development Manager
Competitive salary

Allen & York are delighted to be working with a statutory waste disposal authority, responsible for the disposal of waste collected by a number of London Boroughs.

Our client is looking for a commercially minded Strategic Development Manager to lead on exciting projects that aim to change the way waste is managed and improve sustainability by separating, collecting and disposing of waste in ways that cut down carbon emissions.

You will need to hold a degree or equivalent level qualification in an engineering, environmental or science discipline, with extensive experience of managing projects and recycling services, dealing with performance related issues and managing multiple and senior stakeholders. You'll be able to demonstrate your understanding of the financial and policy levers influencing recycling markets and have a strong understanding of relevant legislation for planning, permitting, environment, waste, plant and Health & Safety, contracts and procurement. With experience of working in waste management in either a private or public sector role, you'll have been involved with collection service design and mobilisation. An excellent communicator, you'll have strong interpersonal skills and enjoy working collaboratively.

Experience of project strategy development, together with managing budgets and operational staff, including contractors, would be beneficial to this role.

In return for your skills, you'll have the opportunity to progress your career in a supportive work environment, giving you the chance for continuous professional development opportunities and the potential to shape the future of waste management in London.


Get in touch today by clicking the apply button or send an email to Sean at: to find out more or to arrange a confidential chat.

Allen & York - delivering Sustainable Recruitment Solutions since 1993.

About us: Allen & York have been matching purposeful people with purpose-led organisations for 30 years. We partner with our clients and candidates on roles that build an understanding of climate change, promote sustainability and create inclusive and responsible organisations, working towards a sustainable world for us all. Committed to inclusiveness in the workplace, we aim to increase diversity across all areas and therefore welcome applications from all qualified candidates, regardless of their ethnicity, race, gender, religious beliefs, sexual orientation, age, or whether or not they have a disability. Let's help build a better world, together.

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