Waste Enforcement Manager

The Role: Waste Enforcement Manager 

Role Requirements and Responsibilities: 

• Maintain   and   develop   client   relationships, including   regular   meetings   to   review performance of the operation against KPIs agreed.
• Manage, train and develop staff in your day to day duties in a fair manner and ensure all aspects of Health & Safety, employment legislation, equal opportunities legislation, and industry standards are adhered to and indeed exceeded.
• Responsibility for Human Resource Management including recruitment, succession planning, performance management, disciplinary proceedings and absence management.
• Motivate and maintain performance within the team, paying particular attention to accountability, high / poor performance, punctuality, attendance and working hours required to meet the client’s needs.
• Maintain a high level of morale within the team, facilitate team meetings effectively and record notes of same, hold regular status meetings. Conduct effective performance evaluations and mentor those with less experience. Approve team member’s time and expenses in a conscientious and timely manner adhering to the department’s budgets.
• Set objectives, co-ordinate training and undertake performance reviews for the Team Leaders.
• Managing and correcting under-performance where it affects customer service levels or revenue targets.
• Manage the skills matrix of Enforcement Officers and encourage cross training and up- skilling of staff, ensuring training needs of the team are met.
• Keep track of technical resolutions particularly of lessons learned and share those lessons with team members and groups of managers where appropriate.
• Support, advise, assist and direct the Officers on a day to day basis as required to ensure successful delivery of compliance & enforcement activities.
• Develop and implement work programs for client and employees.
• Develop environmental procedures, guidance, and policy documents.
• Review files going forward for legal prior to submission to the client & attend meetings and court and make decisions on behalf of the client.
• Represent the client at seminars and meetings.
• Make presentations on behalf of the client both in an interdepartmental capacity as well as to external stakeholders.
• Liaise with various agencies such as the Garda Síochána, Environmental Protection Agency, Customs, Local Authorities, IMPEL, other Competent Authorities in the European Union etc.
• Develop and support new opportunities to drive the strategic growth of the organisation where possible.
• Meet financial objectives by forecasting requirements; preparing and managing the annual budget; scheduling expenditures and manage monthly invoicing for client billing.
• Flexibility to work on or assist with adhoc projects if required

Essential Skills & Experience: 

• Demonstrate a thorough understanding of the powers and legal requirements contained within the Waste Management Act 1996 and associated regulations, the Waste Management (Shipments of Waste) Regulations 2007 and Regulation (EC) No 1013/2006 (Waste Shipment Regulation), as well as DCC’s policies and guidelines and applying such knowledge to ensure sound decision making that supports the client’s statutory obligations;
• High level of people management skills. Motivation, communication, giving feedback and assisting and promoting a positive, collaborative culture. Actively ensuring and promoting CE as a Great Place to Work.
• Teamwork – The ability to work on a collaborative basis with all parts of the Certification Europe team will be a key skill requirement. An ability to analyse, recommend & implement process improvements both within the team and in other departments interacting with the team.
• Proven leadership qualities and strong influencing skill.
• Strong interpersonal skills both internally and externally to effectively manage stakeholder and customer contact.
• Comfortable with public speaking and presentations.
• Proven ability to allocate resources to meet customer needs. In some cases, this will be in a very pressurised environment. A calm demeanor when under pressure will be a key skill required.
• A passion for maintaining standards and driving a culture of standards adherence are all key skills required.

Qualifications & Experience Required:

• Degree in Environmental Sciences (or similar) NVQ Level 8 or higher
• Enforcement of national and/or European legislation
• Knowledge of Waste Enforcement/Regulation within Ireland
• Full clean driver’s licence (min category B)
• Project Management
• People Management
• Fluent in written and oral English
• Excellent oral and written communication skills
• Excellent organisational skills and attention to detail
• Demonstrated ability to work effectively, both independently and in a team environment
• Excellent listening skills.
• Good knowledge of Microsoft Office

Key Competencies

• Leadership & Planning
• Effective Communication
• Supervision of Team Performance
• Report Writing / Communication
• Data Management
• Conceptual / Investigative Skills
• Interpersonal Skills

If you’re interested in a confidential conversation, please email your CV to - EObrien@certificationeurope.com - or contact Erica O’Brien on 01 6429300.

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