WEEE Project Lead

North East
Industry Sector:
Sustainability Jobs, Waste Jobs, Environmental Jobs, Energy Efficiency Jobs, Recycling Jobs, Sustainable Jobs, Electrical Jobs
Job Category:
Project Management
Job Type:
Education Level:
£23,000 to £23,000 per annum
Salary Description:
Circa £23,000 per annum
Start Date:
CHM Recruit
Job Ref:

Job title: WEEE Project Lead
Salary: Circa £23,000 per annum
Hours: Full time 37 hours per week (12 months fixed term)
Location: Gateshead

About the charity

This organisation is a leading regeneration charity, working through partnership to create communities in which people are proud to live and work. The charity is working towards a vision of a society of sustainable communities which are vibrant, healthy and safe, which respect the local and global environment and where individual’s enterprise and prosper.

The WEEE project sits within a wider programme of waste awareness and recycling initiatives delivered by our client and the South Tyne and Wear Waste Management Partnership.

About the role

Our client has an exciting opportunity for a WEEE Project Lead. Working in partnership with the South Tyne and Wear Waste Management Partnership (STWWMP), as a member of the Land and Communities Team, the post holder will engage with the communities of Gateshead, Sunderland and South Tyneside to encourage the reduction, repair and re-use of Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment (WEEE) and batteries. Operating alongside an experienced electrician, the postholder will develop and deliver a partnership led programme of community activity including repair workshops, swap shops, amnesty events and road shows, to instigate repair and reuse activity aimed at raising awareness and facilitating behavioural change in the three local authority areas.

A bit about you

The charity is seeking an enthusiastic individual who is passionate about working with communities and recycling. They want someone like you who has strong organisational skills and is an experienced project manager. You will be a confident communicator and presenter, at ease in a variety of settings. Strong negotiation skills with an ability to encourage behavioural change is essential as well as the ability to work independently and with a commitment to partnership working. Your role will require you to be creative and energetic with a focus on delivering high quality engagement and outputs.

Closing date: Midnight on 12th December 2019
Interviews to be held on 20th & 23rd December 2019

To Apply and for More Information:

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This charity wants you to be yourself and they value everything that makes you unique. They recognise and celebrate your difference and together make a special and great place to work.

This role is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure endorsed by the Disclosure and Barring Service.

The organisation is committed to safeguarding and protecting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

No agencies please.

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