Commercial Waste Officer
Commercial Waste Officer
£35,217 - £37,038 per annum
Full time 36 hours per week
Fixed Term 12 months’ contract – depending on performance this may be extended.
Office Location: Central Depot, Folkestone Road East Ham.
Closing date 04^th June 2023.
We are an efficient and customer-focused small team, serving a diverse portfolio of over 2000 clients. We are excited to announce that we are currently seeking an experienced and passionate sales officer to join us. The ideal candidate will possess excellent sales skills, a proven track record in delivering outstanding customer service, and a genuine passion for building long-lasting relationships. As a key member of our team, you will be responsible for actively pursuing new business opportunities to achieve our ambitious Commercial Waste service income targets.
If you're a people person with excellent sales and customer care skills, we want you on our team. You'll be spending a lot of time working independently within the borough, but don't worry, we'll provide a council vehicle to make your work easier. That's why a full UK driving license is essential.
Newham is a thriving and diverse inner-city borough just 25 minutes from central London. As the borough that shared the role of host to the Olympics in 2012 we're proud to offer fantastic transport links and a thriving arts quarter complete with the Theatre Royal Stratford East and Stratford Circus Arts Centre. Our borough may not be the biggest in London, but it’s the most diverse. Our 350,000-strong population is made up of vibrant communities that give Newham incredible life and energy.
At Newham, we recognize the value of talent and are proud to offer a range of benefits to our team members, including:
• An interest-free season ticket/travel card loan scheme to help you get around.
• A childcare voucher scheme that can be used to pay for registered childcare for children up to 16 years old.
• The Local Government Pension Scheme, which offers ill health retirement provisions.
• Discounted gym memberships at all active Newham leisure centers.
• Free hearing, eye tests, and health checks to help you stay healthy and focused.
• Access to smarter working/flexible working arrangements to help you achieve a better work-life balance.
• 24 days' basic annual leave entitlement so you can take the time you need to recharge.
• Access to the Newham Rewards employee discount platform, giving you access to a range of exclusive discounts and offers.
• Access to internal training opportunities, including both mandatory and professional development training.
As the closing date for applications is 04th June 2023, we encourage interested candidates to apply as soon as possible. Please note that due to the high level of interest in this position, we reserve the right to close the vacancy early.
Successful applicants will be notified if they have been selected to move forward to the interview stage, which is scheduled to take place during the week commencing 12th June 2023. To be considered for this position, please ensure that you provide a supporting statement along with your application. The supporting statement should be no more than 2x A4 and explain how your skills and experience align with the criteria outlined in the personnel specification within the job description.
Please note that we will not consider standalone CVs. We are looking for individuals who can demonstrate their qualifications and experience through a tailored supporting statement. This is your opportunity to stand out from the crowd and showcase your unique talents and skills.
We look forward to receiving your application and wish you the best of luck in your job search.
IMPORTANT: If you are an LBN member of staff and applying for this role as a secondment you should note that secondments are subject to the agreement of your current employing service. Please ensure that you inform your line manager of your intention to apply for the post in the first instance.
We are committed to creating an inclusive, anti-racist environment for all. When you apply for a job at Newham, your application is considered on its merits regardless of your age, disability, ethnicity, faith, gender identity or sexual orientation. If you share our vision and values, and you bring the experience and skills we need, that’s all that matters to us.
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