Contracts and Compliance Manager (Waste)

Northallerton, North Yorkshire
£43,857 to £47,782 plus relocation allowance (TBC)
13 Nov 2020
07 Dec 2020
Job role
Contract Type
Full time

We have an exciting opportunity for a Contracts and Compliance Manager to join our waste service.

The role

As a pivotal member of the team, you will be responsible for leading the service in devising and implementing strategies and service plans, as well as developing new ways of working that maximise efficiency and effectiveness. Work with a range of partners/agencies both internal and external, to develop and maintain co-operative relationships and represent the service on behalf of the Directorate at policy, operational and co-ordination forums with external agencies and other Council Directorates when required. In addition to this, you will provide operational direction to staff to develop, support and promote a strong result driven and customer focused performance culture

What you’ll bring to the team

We are looking for someone who has a passion for contracts and has excellent knowledge of national and EU waste management policies. A strong leader with exceptional communication skills, who is highly motivated to lead and bring people together.

As well as the above, the successful candidate will bring:

Detailed knowledge of current waste management legislation;

Excellent knowledge on current best practice within waste management;

Knowledge of Local Government legislation, drivers and controls including principles of Best Value;

Proven and effective experience of the management of resources in a changing organisational environment, including financial resources;

Development and implementation of business or service improvement plans.

Have resilience and the ability to work in a pressurised environment, deal with competing demands and determine priorities; and

Confidently uses persuasion, influencing and/or negotiation techniques to influence others in difficult situations.

Working at North Yorkshire County Council

North Yorkshire County Council prides itself on being the biggest employer in North Yorkshire as well as being the employer of choice. Our vision is for North Yorkshire to be a thriving county which adapts to a changing world and remains a special place for everyone to live, work and visit. We are a top-rated authority and great changes are afoot to continue with the improvements that have already transformed working within the council.

We welcome and celebrate diversity and inclusion and the strengths this brings to our communities and workforce, we aim to provide excellent and efficient local services enabling everyone to fulfil their potential, to do this we give everyone equal access to services and job opportunities. We heavily invest in the development of our employees, providing training and development to further enhance their careers.

We positively encourage flexible working and we provide you with the technology you need to work from a wide variety of locations.

We can offer you a comprehensive benefits package including:

  • Continuous professional development; we invest in your personal development and your future
  • Flexible working hours;
  • A local government pension scheme;
  • Relocation support package;
  • Family friendly leave;
  • Salary sacrifice schemes;
  • Employee discount benefits.

Considering relocating to North Yorkshire?

North Yorkshire is a great place to live with easy access to the wonderful countryside of the Yorkshire Dales and North York Moors National Parks and a beautiful coast line. There is a rich diversity of environments to enjoy for all the family - outdoor activities like Brimham Rocks and coastal walks, also vibrant places such as York, Leeds and Harrogate. With good access routes A1(M), A19 and A64 & M62, making North Yorkshire easily accessible from many surrounding areas including Newcastle, Sunderland, Durham, Teesside, Hull, East Riding, West Yorkshire and Doncaster. 

 If you are a family person North Yorkshire has a high percentage of Ofsted rated “good” schools and is amongst the top 15% of GCSE results in the country. With all the above it makes North Yorkshire a great place to live.  In return we can offer you a range of employee benefits including a competitive salary, generous leave entitlement, flexible working hours, a government pension scheme and access to our ‘Everybody Benefits’ package which includes a variety of retail discounts. You can also expect to receive ongoing support throughout your role and to be part of a friendly and dedicated team. We also have a range of vacancies that may suit your partner’s

If you have experience in Waste Management we would love to hear from you.

For further information about the role please contact Peter Jeffreys on 07890 381151 or email

To apply for this position please click the “apply” button below or alternatively send your CV quoting CCM to by midnight on Sunday 7th December.

It is important that your CV is in word format and includes your full contact details (telephone, email, address), full employment history (name of employer, job titles, dates of employment and salary), full education history (qualification, grade, dates and place of study), explanation of any gaps in employment. Your personal statement should outline your motivation for applying and how you meet the criteria for the role as detailed in the person specification.

Key dates:

Closing date: Sunday 7th December

Interview date: Week commencing 14th December