Leachate Manager

Do you have extensive experience of leachate management and control?

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 are now looking to recruit a Leachate Manager to lead our South East Operational team, working 37.5 hours a week, Monday to Friday.

The Role:

The Leachate Manager will oversee a team of Leachate Technicians, providing operational and technical support to the company's operational and closed landfill sites in the region. You achieve this by:

 *Optimising the collection, treatment and disposal of leachate *Ensuring regulatory compliance *Minimising the financial burden of leachate management *Managing environmental risk *Helping to optimise landfill gas (LFG) production

The Leachate Manager will be responsible for the supply of information and data for the production of financial reporting, water balance / leachate production modelling, leachate quality modelling and other forecasts for the Landfill sites within the region.

You will deliver optimum performance of leachate collection, treatment and disposal through the analysis of key performance indicators (KPIs) and delivery of best practice working.

Our ideal Leachate Manager:

 *Proven track record of the successful compliance management and optimisation of leachate collection, treatment, disposal and control *High level of practical experience of data management and interpretation using Excel and other data analysis software (especially environmental databases such as Monitor-Pro) *Involved in Pollution Inventory and other high-level reporting to regulators *Contract administration and management experience *Management experience including the direct management of staff, consultants and contractors *Extensive experience of client management, particularly of engaging with regulatory authorities (EA, SEPA, NRW) *An excellent understanding of the environmental and regulatory risks associated with landfill management *An excellent practical understanding of leachate management and control, including infrastructure, design and installation *Highly analytical with a clear thought process and high level of accuracy *Full UK driving licence is essential

Rewards and Benefits:

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

If you want to work within in 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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