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National Recycling Collections Manager

Posted 19 February by Bond Recruitment Easy Apply Ended

National Recycling Collections Manager
Location: Blackburn
Salary: £35k, OTE £55k+

My client is a clothing charity and they are setting up a National Recycling Collection Network to complement their established door to door collections. Collecting charity donations as well as buying unwanted goods from non-charity suppliers.
They need a skilled and knowledgeable professional, able to source and secure stocks of unwanted household goods. Once established; to organise and coordinate the collection process across the UK.

Skills and Experience:

· Co-coordinating collections logistics across the UK

· Keeping up to date with market opportunities and developing the kind of knowledge, systems and networks to build and develop accessibility to recyclable goods

· This post involves a high degree of autonomy, it is a varied, challenging and a visible role, with contact with a range of people, possibly involving media contact/public speaking.

· Collecting and analysing data, compiling statistics, reporting on potential and actual donation levels

· Meeting priority potential donor suppliers, sourcing products Eg council recycling centres

· Conducting field visits at potential collections points to ensure a full risk assessment has been carried out before collections take place

· Working to 'best practice' principles and guidelines in order to maximise resources and reduce costs

· Managing budgets, proposing initiatives attending SMT meetings monthly

· Working closely with P&R and marketing team for big recycling collections - promote initiatives through advertising and publicity campaigns; participate in promotional activities

· Keeping up to date and complying with, recycling legislation/policy

· From time to time recruit and train volunteers in community organisations.

· The role is office based but a large portion of your time will be spent networking and visiting recycling sites, attending meetings and from time to time delivering presentations

· Monitoring results and providing weekly reports as required to key managers

· Building up a network of donors Eg. Charity shop and other retail outlets with the aim of collecting unwanted items /clothing from their chain of shops.

· Once this role is established and results have been assessed if there is a need for support staff your role will be to manage and supervise Recycling Collection personnel

· Undertake travel for work across the UK /Europe

· Occasionally working at the weekend for recruitment/networking/training purposes and attend training and learning and development activities and other events as necessary.

Skills and Experience:

· Effective communication and positive influencing skills

· A customer-focused attitude

· An appreciation of equality at work

· Leadership - as appropriate to the job roles and responsibilities

· A spirit of team working. with colleagues across the organisation

· Working efficiently and effectively and as a professional at all times

Reference: 34509137

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