Waste and Pest Operations Manager

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Full Time/Permanent
Waste Management
Facilities Management (main)
Please see job description
£30,985 per annum
All London
Waste and Pest Operations Manager
27-05-2022 08:54 AM
10th June 2022 at 23:55


The House of Commons and the iconic Palace of Westminster are key elements of the UK Parliament. Around 3000 staff work behind the scenes at the House of Commons, supporting the democratic process in many ways. This is a unique and exciting role as Waste and Pest Operations Supervisor for the Customer Experience & Service Delivery team. The In-House Services team aims to deliver a comfortable, safe and efficient environment for Members, their staff and staff of the House to work in; as well as providing a welcoming and functional environment for all visitors to Parliament. The buildings on the Parliamentary estate are unique for differing reasons, some due to their heritage, others because of their need to be inside the secure perimeter and those outside of this, still require significant security and safety considerations.

The Role

This is for a new operational position of Waste and Pest Operations Supervisor. The purpose of the role is to oversee the waste and pest control contracts to ensure KPI compliance and that Parliament complies with all waste, environmental and related health and safety legislation.

The waste operation requires an on-site point of contact for waste who will also be primarily responsible for the Parliamentary estate to ensure all waste is disposed of appropriately which will include regular walk rounds to ensure there are no areas of unauthorised waste build up. In keeping abreast of the waste contract, this will assist in keeping pest control in alignment to minimise sightings and infestations.

Skills and Experience

  • Experience of Waste Legislation and best practice techniques; Cross functional working experience in a complex operational environments; Proven competency within the waste sector; Experience of working with ISO14001;  Expertise in producer site waste operations and management, waste transfer and consignment and relevant final disposal processes within each level of the waste hierarchy for both non-hazardous and hazardous wastes.
  • Thorough, analytical and highly organised with good time management skills and the ability to manage multiple workstreams efficiently and to a high standard.
  • Ability to communicate technical information to a diverse and non-specialist audience both orally and in writing.
  • Experience in effectively managing several complex tasks by prioritising and maximising the resources that are available and being proactive to develop new ideas and ways of working.
  • Effectively implements and embeds change for continuous improvement and keeps up to date on latest regulations and communications within team. 

Why Join? 

In addition to your salary, we offer an attractive range of benefits including:  

  • 30 days’ annual leave (increasing to 35 days after first full leave year).
  • Civil Service Pension scheme.
  • Access to training and development. 
  • Flexible working.
  • Interest free season ticket loan and bicycle loan.

Next Steps

If you would like to apply for this role, please submit a CV and supporting statement demonstrating how your skills and experience meet all criteria on the Job Description.

More information on the role and the full criteria can be found on the job description.

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