Back to Job Search

Trainee Organics Manager

Job description

Our client has been working in the waste and recycling sector for over 30 years working with business', local authorities and the domestic markets. This opportunity is for an enthusiastic graduate with a view to succession planning, to join our client as a Trainee Organics Manager. By working directly with the manager, you will receive the opportunity to learn all aspects of the 'green' composting operation and develop industry specific qualifications

Our client has a contract with Devon County Council to compost most of Devon's garden waste at several sites around the county. The operation consists of receiving garden waste, shredding and screening of the material to produce a finished PAS100 compost product. The operation receives about 50,000 tonnes of garden waste per year.

Your responsibilities will include:

  • Contract management, including monthly reporting and liaising with DCC.
  • Financial management and systems including understanding and complying with budgets.
  • Understand all aspects of the regulatory and compliance requirements, which includes PAS100. Full training will be given.
  • Understand the day-to-day operations and develop skills on the operation plant and equipment.
  • Receive third party training as required (COTC Composting)
  • Working with internal staff as required including providing leadership where required and as the post develops.

The ideal candidate:
Preferably have a scientific/environmental background

  • Willingness to learn new skills
  • Ability to communicate effectively
  • Ability to work cooperatively as part of a team.
  • Ability to develop & maintain effective relationships
  • Flexible & willing to shift focus on Company/team priorities

This role represents an ideal opportunity for candidates who are interested in working with an established business in the Devon region and have ambition to work directly in the sustainability sector in a management position. The opportunity will provide all the necessary training for candidates to achieve the required knowledge and skills in running the Organics part of the business.

In return the company offer an attractive benefits scheme coupled with the salary which includes participation of the company profit share scheme. The company are now employee owned, along with attractive holidays, cycle to work and staff events.

Similar Jobs

View All Jobs
Contracts Manager / Regional Manager South East
High Wycombe£40000.00 - £50000.00 per annumPermanent

Contracts Manager/ Regional Manager South East 40,000 - 50,000 We have an exciting opportunity for an experienced, knowledgeable and charismatic Contracts Manager, who is looking to push on their c...

Sustainability Manager

Allen & York are delighted to be working with a long standing client in the construction sector to help them grow their Sustainability Team based on steady and sustained growth. One of their more u...

Managing Director

An exciting position has arisen within an established, growing and motivated agency focusing on brand, communication, reporting and sustainability as they search for their next Managing Director to...

Contracts Manager North West

Contracts Manager North West We have an exciting opportunity for an experienced, knowledgeable and charismatic Contracts Manager, to run, manage and develop all contracting works, for a national Si...

Sustainability & Environment Manager
LancashireGood benefits packagePermanent

This represents an excellent opportunity to work with a world leading organisation who supply and are instrumental to some of the most prestigious projects worldwide. As an independent organisation...

Senior EIA Project Manager
Machynlleth£30000.00 - £45000.00 per annumPermanent

Senior EIA Project Manager Up to £45K, Machynlleth or Stirling (hybrid working) Are you an experience EIA Project Manager, with personal aspirations of working on green renewables energy projects t...

Managing Consultant / Associate EIA
London£50000.00 - £56600.00 per annumPermanent

Managing Consultant / Associate - EIA £51k- £57k, Hybrid UK, London, Birmingham, Edinburgh, Leeds, Newcastle, Glasgow, Manchester, Chippenham, Southampton, Chester Are you an Environmental Impact A...

ESG - Capital Markets Manager

ESG Manager - Capital Markets - London The ESG Revolution is coming are you ready? This is your chance to work for a leading global professional services organisation. Environmental, Social and Gov...

Associate Director - Ecology and Biodiversity Management

Associate Director - Ecology and Biodiversity Management Bath / London We're recruiting for an Associate Director to join our clients Ecology and Biodiversity Management team, to work across a dive...

Science Based Targets Manager
Surrey£42000.00 - £48000.00 per annumPermanent

Allen & York are delighted to be partnering with a global conservation body to find a Leader in Science Based Targets who is looking to make a real impact. You're excited by the opportunity to shap...

Environmental Transport Business Advisor
ManchesterUp to £41300.00 per annumPermanent

Environmental Transport Business Advisor Greater Manchester Up to £41,300 per annum Our client is an award-winning social enterprise with a mission to enable growth, create jobs and improve lives a...

Senior Ecologist - Nottingham

Senior Ecologist Nottingham, Hybrid working We're looking for a Senior Ecologist to join dynamic and forward-thinking ecology team based in Central England, where you will be given the platform to ...