Regional Landfill Operations Manager

Are you an experienced landfill operations management professional looking for a new challenge?

Viridor is one of the UK's leading recycling, renewable energy and waste management companies. Part of the FTSE 250 Pennon Group, Viridor puts waste into action, transforming it into high quality recyclables, raw materials and energy. This is an exciting time to work at Viridor. We are at the forefront of the UK's green economy and we use smart people and technology to deliver our vision, bringing people together to give the world's resources new life.

We have an excellent opportunity for a Regional Landfill Operations Manager to join our team. You will be required to travel to our landfill portfolio throughout the South, therefore a full driving licence and a willingness to travel is essential.

The Role

As our Regional Landfill Operations Manager, you will manage a region of the operational landfill function within Landfill Energy (LFE); maximising contribution from the company's operational landfill sites whist ensuring compliance with health, safety and environmental obligations in both.

You'll maximise the operating contribution from the operational landfill business, including MRFs (Material Recycling Facilities) and sludge operations where appropriate. You will manage the smooth opening of new landfill sites in line with planning and permitting obligations. Meeting company standards and controlling costs.

The successful Regional landfill Operations Manager will provide clear management to the team, developing a positive culture with an emphasis on personal development including the formation of a clear succession plan for all levels within the team.

Our ideal Regional Landfill Operations Manager:

 *Knowledge of corporate financial systems and capital expenditure management *Educated to degree level in environmental discipline or similar level through experience *Extensive people management experience of a department / region at senior level *Legislative and technical knowledge within the waste industry particularly related to landfill *A practical experience of liaising with regulators at all levels *Financially astute with good commercial acumen *Change management skills and inclusive management style *Well organised and logical thinker *Full UK Driving Licence

We are offering the successful Regional Landfill Operations Manager a competitive salary, plus a package including contributory pension scheme, optional healthcare and a range of flexible benefits. 

If you want to work within a team-orientated and collaborative environment, for a company that strives to be environmentally, socially and economically sustainable, click apply.


No terminology in this advert is intended to be deemed discriminatory. We are happy to accept applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of their age, gender, race, religion, disability, sexual orientation or marital status.

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