Jobs at Bristol Waste Company
Are you interested in a career in waste management? We frequently recruit for both operative roles and office-based staff. Read through the descriptions below to see if we have a position that matches what you are looking for!
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Our aim is for Bristol to be a clean and tidy city which is happier and healthier for all those who live, work and study here.
Who We Are
Bristol Waste Company is your local recycling, waste collection and street cleansing company. We also run the two household waste recycling centres in the city and a commercial waste service offering local businesses tailored, cost effective recycling and waste solutions.
We are committed to working in partnership with the people of Bristol to help all communities recycle more and throw away less. Our aim is for Bristol to be a clean and tidy city which is happier and healthier for all those who live, work and study here.
Bristol Waste Company is committed to equality of opportunity for all staff. Applications from individuals are encouraged regardless of age, disability, sex, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief and marriage or civil partnership status.
Does working for us interest you? We welcome speculative applications and would love to hear from you.
Our Current Vacancies
Project Support Officer (INTERNAL ONLY)
Salary: £25,000 per annum
Full Time: 40 hours per week
Based at Albert Road, Bristol
The postholder will have a good understanding of project support principles, and its benefits and application in relation to fulfilling strategic goals through business and systems change/improvement. They will help deliver large projects and lead on managing smaller projects. Their work will be key in ensuring value and consistency for all applications delivered across the business. We are a 100% cloud-based IT infrastructure, so the successful candidate will have experience in this environment and be used to liaising with multiple suppliers and working in a small in-house ICT team.
In exchange, we offer: a salary of £25,000 per annum, 25 days holiday entitlement; occupational sickness entitlement; access to a defined contribution pension scheme; employee assistance programme; comprehensive training and life assurance of two times salary.
Requirements: It is essential to have great communication skills as well as some knowledge and experience of project management. Excellent customer service and organisation skills are also vital, as is a keen eye for detail. Finally, the successful candidate will have the ability to analyse and plan with a flexible approach that can meet changing project requirements.
Please complete an application via the link below, clearly demonstrating how you meet the criteria within the job description. The closing date to apply is Sunday 18th November 2018.
Salary: £25,857 per annum
Full Time: 39 hours per week
Based at Albert Road Depot or Avonmouth
Your duties will include driving/operating vehicles and equipment as required by the company in accordance with the valid licence, experience and training for that vehicle/equipment and in accordance with company safety procedures and legal requirements. Additionally, you will be dealing with customers and other non–BWC personnel in a polite, responsible and professional manner.
In exchange, we offer: a salary of £25,857 per annum, 25 days holiday entitlement; occupational sickness entitlement; access to a defined contribution pension scheme; employee assistance programme; comprehensive training and life assurance of two times salary.
Requirements: It is essential to have an LGV Cat C (HGV2) Licence and CPC. Experience or ability to undertake regular vehicle checks including oil, water and battery levels as well as physical work involving lifting waste bins or recycling boxes is also essential. The successful candidate will have the ability to understand and complete daily defect sheets, have good verbal communication and interpersonal skills as well as the ability to work independently, use initiative and work well within a small team.
It is a condition of employment to work reasonable amount of overtime, as well as all bank holidays (except Christmas day, Boxing Day and New Year’s Day) and the first three Saturdays after Christmas Day.
Please complete an application form via the link below, clearly demonstrating how you meet the criteria within the job description. The closing date to apply is Thursday 29th November 2018.
Business Development Director (Sales and Marketing)
Salary: up to £80,000 per annum, based on experience, plus sale bonus
Full Time: 40 hours per week
Based at Albert Road Depot, St Philips, Bristol, BS2 0XA
The Business Development Director will work closely with the Managing Director and Senior Leadership Team of the business. Leading the implementation of a business development strategy that will drive growth in-line with our shareholder expectations and business blueprint.
Some of the main duties include working with the MD to agree, develop and own the delivery of strategic business development plans, objectives and initiatives. Provide the leadership and ownership in the business development function that will attract new customers and support the retention and growth of current customers across the business. Manage and lead the business development team, including continuous professional development plans, mentoring and performance management, meetings and reviews, organisational structure and other related activities. Lead and focus on implementation of combined sales and marketing plans for the business and its service products – with a robust focus on lead generation. This will include specific communication and PR initiatives, modern digital marketing approach, web and social media development. As well as working with the marketing team to lead the development and implementation of marketing plans, market research and information dossiers for assigned business activities, new key targets, customers, locations etc.
In exchange, we offer: a salary of up to £80,000 per annum (based on experience); 25 days holiday entitlement; occupational sickness entitlement; access to a defined contribution pension scheme; employee assistance programme; comprehensive training and life assurance of two times salary.
Requirements: It is essential to have an appropriate range of professional qualifications related to the role i.e. CIM post graduate degree and Chartered MCIM; a high level of experience with social and/or network selling methods using B2B applications such as LinkedIn Sales Navigator and Showpad; and experience of establishing and using a cloud-based sales CRM and effective database.
The successful candidate must have several years of experience in a leadership role for a service business with a robust sales structure. As well as several years of experience leading the business development function of a multi-activity or integrated services business, particularly soft FM services as well as several years of experience working in a dynamic sales environment with a high ‘field sales & digital sales contact centre’.
Ideally, the successful candidate would have several years of experience of working in the waste management sector or associated environments, a good understanding of working with a public sector organisation, and a great sense of humour.
Complete an application via the link below, clearly demonstrating how you meet the criteria within the job description. The closing date to apply is Sunday 9th December 2018.