Head of Material Solutions (Contract)

Head of Material Solutions (Contract)

Job Title: Head of Material Solutions (Contract)
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: West London, London
Salary: Up to £50000.00 per annum
Reference: BBBH12285_1533827065
Contact Name: Lauren White
Contact Email:
Job Published: August 09, 2018 16:04

Job Description

Job Title - Head of Material Solutions

Location - West London

Salary - £50,000 (Mat Cover - Fixed Term Contract)

Our client, a global leader within the recycling of general non-recyclable waste are looking for a Project Manager to join there West London team. Operating in 21 different countries our client creates collection and recycling solutions for anything that would otherwise be sent to incineration or landfill and partner with some of the most recognisable brands within the world.

The Role

Our client is currently sourcing a resourceful and driven individual to join their team as Head of Material Solutions on a fixed term contract. As Head of Material Solutions, you will work closely with the European General Manager, EU Operations Manager and Global VP of Materials to manage innovation pilot projects from conception to completion finding new waste streams that would otherwise be sent to land fill or incinerated.

As Head of Material Solutions your responsibilities will include but not be limited too;
Managing the full project cycle for developing unique products and packaging collects in Europe of behalf of Brand partners

In collaboration with the R&D team, research and identifying processing partners who possess the machinery/equipment required for the specific recycling processes

Act as lead on regulatory and process controls for European business, identifying and advising on necessary waste legislation for logistics, storage and processing. This includes developing new processes and updating existing processes for any changes in the supply chain.

Manage and answer internal and external materials related questions.

Manage budgets of large scale projects, including all relevant cost and revenue tracking.

Manage processing budgets with operation team.

Manage and support two project managers.

The Ideal Candidate

As the ideal candidate you will have previous experience within the waste and recycling industry. You will have previous Project Management experience working within supply chain for the waste / recycling industry. You will be a confident negotiator with knowledge of global waste legislations. You will have previous managed budgets and a team and ideally fluent in both French and English.

For a confidential discussion and further details please forward your CV to Lauren White at or call 02392222965.

Astute Technical Recruitment Limited are acting as an employment agency in relation to this vacancy. We do not discriminate on the grounds of age, race, gender, disability, creed or sexual orientation and comply with all relevant UK legislation. We encourage applications from individuals from all backgrounds but candidates must be able to demonstrate their ability to work in the UK and Europe. We endeavour to get back to everyone, however, if you have not heard anything after 7 days, please consider your application unsuccessful.