This is an exciting opportunity to join the Waste Service Team which is responsible for managing a Public Private Partnership waste contract. We also are responsible for other key waste contracts/projects ensuring we deliver Cumbria County Council's statutory duties as the Waste Disposal Authority including the disposal of municipal waste and the provision of the county's 14 Household Waste Recycling Centres.
Working within the Waste Service as part of the Waste Contracts Team you will be expected to work independently collating recording controlling validating analysing and manipulating financial and data information ensuring it is accurate and compliant.
You will be responsible for collating and inputting financial and waste data information to allow for accurate recording and reporting of service information.
You will also be working within the wider Waste Service team to highlight service and contract performance issues arising from Service finance and data ensuring clear and timely provision of information to the team to enable compliant management of contracts and operation of the Service.
Who we are looking for
The ideal candidate will have an NVQ 3 or 4 or equivalent experience or knowledge in the relevant work area as well as in depth knowledge of the procedures and approaches in Waste Services and understanding of general organisation procedures regulations and legislation as applicable. You will be a strong communicator who is able to confidently give considered advice both within and outside the organisation.
We are looking for some with excellent analytical and problem-solving skills who can summarise and present the results of data analysis to a wide range of stakeholders making recommendations and advising and supporting as needed.
If this sounds like you and you feel you'd be a great fit for our team please apply today!
Or please get in touch if you would like more information about this role - contact Julian Diaper - julian.diaper cumbria.gov.uk for an informal chat.
Closing date: 14/02/2022
Interview date: 28/02/2022
We are currently operating virtual interviews. This will preferably be undertaken using the Microsoft Teams software which is currently free for new users however if there are any issues with accessing this technology we are happy to discuss alternative arrangements prior to the interviews.
Options will be discussed with candidates once they have been invited to the interview stage of the process and if you have any concerns or adjustments are needed we are happy to discuss.
What we can offer you
Cumbria County Council is a modern vibrant place to work offering a range of staff benefits including:
*Excellent training and development offers
*Flexible working opportunities
*Opportunity to join the Local Government Pension Scheme
*Various perks and discounts schemes including money off your phone contract and local gyms
*Competitive rates of pay
Equality Diversity and Inclusion
Cumbria County Council is committed to improving the diversity of its workforce to better reflect the communities we serve. We welcome applications from everyone and work to promote an inclusive supportive culture that values and celebrates our differences.
As a Disability Confident Employer disabled applicants who meet the essential criteria of this job are guaranteed an interview.
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