Operations Manager - ERF

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Operations Manager – Energy Recovery Facility (ERF), Beddington
Salary – Competitive

At Viridor, we're one of the UK's leading recycling, renewable energy and waste management companies and part of the FTSE 250 Pennon Group. We put waste into action, transforming it into high quality recyclables, raw materials and energy and are at the forefront of the UK's green economy. We're undergoing rapid change and development which provides opportunities for those who are seeking a role to make their mark and drive forward a best in class performance.

Fast growing and investing over £1.2bn in the development of a network of state-of-the-art Energy Recovery Facilities across the UK, we're already established as the second largest operator in the UK and looking to become the largest. The ERFs reduce the reliance on landfill or exporting waste for treatment whilst being key to our revenue generation. 

Our Beddington ERF moved into commercial operation in 2019, after a four-year construction and commissioning program, using 300,000 tonnes of non-hazardous waste to generate 210GWh of electricity onto the National Grid each year. In addition, the adjacent landfill is at the heart of the Beddington Landfill Restoration Project; a partnership with the London Borough of Sutton to see the safe restoration and management of the surrounding Beddington Farmlands site.

With your wealth of experience, you will provide operational leadership at Beddington ERF, driving the development and delivery of all Safety and Operational management systems on-site.   

Our ideal Operations Manager will have:

 *At least five years' supervisory experience in a power generation or related industry. *Energy from Waste specific experience would be an advantage. *A proactive mindset with the ability to develop and deliver new strategies and approaches. *A strong, no compromise approach to Health and Safety, and Environmental compliance. *A strong operational and commercial flair. *Financial and budgetary responsibility in previous roles. *Significant knowledge and experience of the legislative and regulatory aspects of electricity generation and energy from waste. *Full driving licence

At Viridor, we will offer the successful Operations Manager a competitive salary as well as excellent benefits including our pension scheme, healthcare, free eye test and safety eyewear where required alongside a number of flexible benefits.

This is an exciting opportunity in our fast-growing business to join, develop and drive forward our core values and help Viridor become the market leader.

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.

Closing Date:
14/01/2020

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