Circular Economy Manager

  • Job Reference: R24694
  • Date Posted: 6 June 2024
  • Employer: Anglian Water
  • Location: Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire
  • Salary: £55,000
  • Sector: Health, Safety, Environment & Quality
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time

Job Description

Circa £55,000​ per annum

​​Full time/37 hrs a week/permanent​

Location: Base Location Flexible Across the Anglian Water Region​

​​Anglian Water offers a flexible approach, this role offers you the flexibility to work from home and from an Anglian Water office. ​

​​6 million customers. Countless career opportunities​

Are you passionate about sustainability and driving positive change? We are seeking a dedicated individual to support the development of Anglian Water's circular economy strategy. As a Circular Economy Delivery Manager, you will play a crucial role in achieving company targets by developing and communicating innovative strategies for specific waste streams. Collaborate with various business units to achieve zero waste to landfill and drive costs savings for the business.

As a valued employee you'll be entitled to:

​​-Competitive pension scheme - Anglian Water double-matches your contributions up to 6%

-Personal private health care

-Annual bonus scheme

-26 days leave, rising with service + Bank Holidays, with the option to swap Christmas and Easter holidays for those celebrated by your religion

-Life Cover at 8x your salary

-Personal Accident cover - up to 5x your salary

-Flexible benefits to support your wellbeing and lifestyle

-Lots of great benefits including 20% off new EE mobile contracts, discounted cinema tickets and a Cycle2Work scheme

-Free parking at all offices, site and leisure parks

What you'll be doing:

- Chair internal & external Circular Economy Steering Groups with relevant stakeholders, providing regular updates via Lighthouse, to promote Anglian Water's strategy, improve engagement, understanding and implementation across the business

- Support the delivery of Circular Economy initiatives, both directly and through collaboration with others, to meet company Circular Economy targets

- Arrange and chair the East of England Plastic Coalition (EEPC), with external stakeholders to raise awareness of the sources and prevalence of plastic pollution in the region.

- Support Innovation to deliver business benefits from strategic studies/trials pertaining to Circular Economy initiatives

- Support the Head of Circular Economy and the business in the evaluation of the impact of waste legislative or regulatory policy changes

- Advise business, contractors and partners on best environmental practice and waste regulations

- Identify, deliver and communicate cost savings to the business from effective negotiation with regulators and external companies by reviewing existing waste management and business practices

- Continually seeking time and financial efficiencies in business practices relating to waste management

- Assist with contract management with respect to waste management on operational sites

- Provide regulatory expertise and act as chair on the Tankered Waste Compliance Group, to ensure environmental protection and customer service to internal stakeholders

- Support the implementation of environmental waste standards and policies

What does it take to be successful?

​​- Educated to degree level or equivalent experience gained through employment

- Relevant experience in waste regulation/management

- Proven environmental expertise and regulatory understanding regarding waste management

- Demonstratable experience of working in the water industry, in a regulation/circular economy role

- Demonstrate excellent negotiation skills

- Plan, prioritise and organise projects so that deadlines are achieved in an effective and efficient manner

- Skilled in tailoring your message to resonate with different audiences both internal and external

Inclusion at Anglian Water:

​​Inclusion is for everyone and we are an equal opportunity employer, which means we'll consider all suitably qualified applicants regardless of gender identity or expression, ethnic origin, nationality, religion or beliefs, age, sexual orientation, disability status or any other protected characteristic. We recruit and develop our people based on merit and their passion for creating better outcomes, and we're committed to creating an environment where all our colleagues feel they belong. ​

Closing date: ​20th June 2024