Contract Manager

EmployerNorth London Waste Authority (NLWA

LocationNorth London

Salary £50,655 - £61,911

Closing date 28 Feb 2021



Phone 020 7974 6655

As an experienced Contract Manager this is an exciting opportunity to be part of the North London Waste Authority (NLWA) Strategy and Services team.

The role

In this role you will manage a high-profile waste reception, haulage and treatment contract with a value in excess of £36 million per annum. You will be responsible for ensuring all contractual, permit and legislative requirements are met and that the contract contributes effectively towards the delivery of the joint key outcomes of the NLWA and its constituent Boroughs.

The postholder will also play a pivotal role in ensuring operations are maintained with minimum disruption to our constituent boroughs as we begin building a £1.2bn Energy Recovery Facility (ERF) and Resource Recovery Facility (RRF) on the site of our existing plant in Edmonton. The RRF will include an area to process bulky waste and prepare materials for energy recovery and a public Reuse and Recycling Centre.  The postholder will require excellent communication and collaborative working attributes to bring a wide-ranging group of stakeholders together in the pursuit of the best joint outcomes.

Travel will be required with this role as there are multiple sites to monitor.

For an informal discussion about the role please contact to arrange a convenient time.

About you

Educated to degree level or equivalent level of work experience at a senior level relevant to the field with detailed knowledge of current issues and statutory and regulatory requirements for service area.

The right individual will have experience of managing large contracts in the waste industry and a track record of delivering associated budgets.

The person will have excellent communication skills and will be capable of creating reports and presenting these to a wide-ranging audience including directors and elected members.

You should have experience of using MS Office in particular Word, Outlook, excel and have knowledge of using data management systems.

Full Driving License

Please refer to the job profile supplementary information for full details of the role.

Working for Camden

Employed by London Borough of Camden on behalf of NLWA, this role offers the opportunity to be at the forefront of new developments in waste management. We’re ready to welcome your ideas, your views, and your rebellious spirit. Help us redefine our corporate services, and we’ll redefine what a career can be. If that sounds good to you, we’d love to talk.

At Camden, you’ll receive a host of benefits as well as joining a flexible working employer. Click HERE to see full details of our benefits.

Additional information    

To view the Job Profile please click HERE

To apply for this job please follow the “Apply” link. In the ‘Why you?’ section of the application you will be required to demonstrate how you meet the essential criteria listed in the Job Profile.

To discover more about Camden and our commitment towards diversity, equality and safeguarding, please visit our recruitment website  

Asking for Adjustments

Camden is committed to making our recruitment practices barrier-free and as accessible as possible for everyone. This includes, making adjustments or changes for disabled people, neurodiverse people or people with long-term health conditions.

If you would like us to do anything differently during the application, interview or assessment process, including providing information in an alternative format, please contact us on 020 7974 6655, at or post to 5 Pancras Square, London, N1C 4AG.

Some posts at Camden are politically restricted, which means individuals holding these posts cannot have active political role.

How to apply




020 7974 6655

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