Commercial and Contracts Manager (Waste Services)

  • Cambridgeshire County Council
  • Hybrid (Waterbeach, Cambridge, UK)
  • 19 May, 2023
Full time Management Environmental Management Waste and Resources Environmental Health

Job Description

Commercial and Contracts Manager

Location - Hybrid working but will be required to be at the Waterbeach Site 2 days per week.


What will you be doing?

Would you like the opportunity to work for the Waste Services Team in Cambridgeshire County Council, an ambitious organisation, where you can bring to life the complex Commercial and Contract Management functions in a challenging environment.

You will be pivotal in the delivery of legal and commercial changes to the Waste Service's contracts working along side the Council's legal, as well as other, services and you will be actually seeing the fruits of your labour delivered in terms of waste infrastructure and future service delivery.

This role is challenging and rewarding as well as an exciting opportunity for you to become part of a unique team, along with working with internal and external partners.

Currently CCC arranges for the disposal of circa 250,000tpa of municipal wastes through a PFI contract.

The post holder will report to the Head of Service, Waste Management Operational Delivery.

About you

This is a time of real change and CCC is looking for someone who can bring the following attributes to the table: 

  • A background forged in a legal/commercial and contracting environment
  • Present and provide complex legal/commercial advice
  • Ability to see the bigger picture
  • Strong leadership skills
  • Mentoring and coaching team members
  • Project management
  • Problem solver and decision maker
  • Operate in a partnership rich environment
  • Collaborative and communicative
  • Strong budgetary control
  • Work autonomously 
  • Thirst for learning

Our benefits

We value our colleagues in Cambridgeshire County Council and have developed a number of benefits:

  • Flexible working
  • Flexible Bank Holidays
  • A comprehensive wellbeing package
  • Our Cambs Rewards employee discounts
  • A comprehensive pension scheme.
  • IDEAL staff equality, diversity and inclusion network.
  • Camweb our staff intranet helping to keep you informed
  • An employee recognition scheme

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