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Projects Officer (low performing areas)
  • Employer: Joint Waste Solutions
  • Reference: PRJ/22/211475
  • Published: Fri 23/09/2022, 16:03 PM
  • Closing on: Sun 16/10/2022, 23:59 PM
  • Working Pattern: Part Time
  • Hours: 22.2 hours per week
  • Salary: £30,157 (pro rata)
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: Woking, Surrey

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Projects Officer (low performing areas)

Do you have experience in project management and an interest in tackling environmental issues?

This role will be responsible for undertaking projects for Joint Waste Solutions, the team that delivers recycling improvement work on behalf of a partnership that includes all of Surrey’s councils and manages a £14m waste and street cleaning collection contract on behalf of four partners.

You will contribute to a programme of work across Surrey which aims to increase recycling rates in low performing areas such as flats by introducing new recycling services and making improvements to existing services. You’ll also monitor and evaluate the success of initiatives, and work with colleagues within Joint Waste Solutions and across the wider partnership to identify opportunities for further improvements.

The successful candidate will have experience in waste management or the wider environmental sector, experience of engaging with residents and encouraging them to use services effectively, and project delivery. You’ll also need to demonstrate experience of effective partnership working and the ability to work flexibly and under your own initiative.

Please note that the role involves travelling across Surrey and taking a hands-on approach whilst working outdoors on a regular basis. The role is fixed term at 12 months, and part time for three days a week. At the end of the initial term there is the potential to extend the role beyond this and/or make it a permanent position, this will be determined by the business need at the time.

Full details of the role and person specification are included in the role profile, along with an outline of the specific responsibilities of the Projects Team for low performing areas.

Benefits include a minimum of 24 days annual leave (pro rata), Local Government Pension Scheme and lifestyle rewards benefits.

For an informal discussion about this role, please contact Cat Porter on 07785652398 or at

The closing date for applications is 16th October at 23:59pm.

Interviews are expected to be held during week commencing 31st October.