Collections Team Leader

  • Job Reference: 122269
  • Date Posted: 11 January 2021
  • Employer: Veolia
  • Location: Padworth, Berkshire
  • Salary: £29,000
  • Bonus/Benefits: plus Veolia benefits *listed below
  • Sector: Trades & Labour, Transport & Logistics, Health, Safety, Environment & Quality, Operations
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time

Job Description

Job Title - Collections Team Leader

Salary - Up to £29,000 plus Veolia benefits *listed below

Location - Padworth Lane, Lower Padworth, Reading, Berkshire, RG7 4JF

Hours - Full time, 40 hours per week, Monday to Friday, including Bank Holidays where operationally required and or Saturdays as required

At Veolia, the Collections Team Leader assists the supervisors and management team to achieve the delivery of the waste collections service and ensure operatives are supported and coached as much as possible. The Collections Team Leader will manage the training of staff and liaise with client waste officers daily.

We’re looking for someone who has a strong team working skills and team leadership skills. If you enjoy problem-solving, have a flexible working approach, enjoy working with people and have good communication skills, we’d like to hear from you.

What you’ll do

Main duties will include

  • Ensure Health and Safety is maintained on-site at all times.

  • Liaise with other Veolia departments to ensure a high level of service.

  • Assist in the management of sickness/absence levels.

  • Ensure the fleet is kept clean and tidy daily and any incidents or damages are reported.

  • Liaise with the supervisor to provide any additional training requirements for staff to further their careers and personal development.


The experience you will need


  • Driver CPC.

  • LGV Licence (Class C).

  • Knowledge of fleet and traffic compliance.

  • Health and Safety knowledge.

  • Experience of planning.

  • Knowledge of operations.


  • Management experience.

Benefits you will receive within this role are 

  • The option to join our attractive Veolia pension scheme.

  • Access to Veolia rewards, benefits and discounts.

  • Access to financial and mental health support.

  • 25 days annual leave and statutory bank holidays.

Who is Veolia?

We are the UK leader in Environmental Solutions. We offer services and expertise in waste, water and energy management helping to build a more sustainable future. As a global organisation, our work focuses on delivering simple but innovative solutions to preserving natural resources, reducing pollution and protecting our environment. 

Veolia is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All applicants meeting the minimum criteria for the role will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, gender or gender expression, disability, race or ethnicity, religion or belief, sexual orientation, or veteran status.

 Veolia employees are employed under standard terms and conditions and in order to promote fairness, any changes to roles/grades as part of an employment offer we make to existing staff-graded employees will be subject to the acceptance of the standardised terms and conditions.  Therefore, please be advised that any new terms and conditions may differ from your current contract with Veolia if you are staff-graded.