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Head of Waste and Recycling, Passenger Transport and Fleet

London Borough of Redbridge


We are currently recruiting for an exceptional candidate with a strong waste, recycling and transport background.  



  • To manage and lead the Waste and Recycling collection service in the achievement of the Authority’s stated objectives and in the continuous improvement of its performance.

  • To manage and lead in ensuring the management, maintenance and improvement of the Borough’s Fleet and Workshop performance by ensuring compliance with relevant legislation and Council policies.

  • To manage and lead the Borough’s Passenger Transport by ensuring a reliable, consistent and efficient service and compliance with relevant legislation and Council policies.

  • To ensure the integration of all relevant services within the service, throughout the Council and relevant partners in accordance with best practice, legislation and Council policy, making recommendations for change to the Operational Director 




  • To develop, lead and manage Waste and Recycling, Passenger Transport and Fleet on behalf of the Council in accordance with Council Policies, Government guidelines and all relevant legislation.

  • Strategic management of the Council’s Waste and Recycling, Passenger Transport and Fleet  Policy including all matters relating to collection and disposal and discharge of the Council’s responsibility in holding an Operator Licence

  • To manage the staff within the service ensuring that the service is provided in accordance with service level agreement.

  • Allocation of resources to implement Waste and Recycling, Passenger Transport and Fleet Service Plans

  • To devise and implement training and development plans for staff, monitoring and assessing in accordance with Council guidelines





We are looking for a degree educated candidate with experience working and around the highways, traffic management and civil engineering sector. You will have a detailed understanding of Local Government and experience of working in a political environment, budget management as well as experience managing and developing success in leading and motivating teams to a high level of achievement.

The ideal candidate will want to drive performance and development of staff while holding a strong transformational ability.


Contact James or Lisa for more information.


To apply please send a cv and covering note and we will send a complete job description and book in a call. Send to or



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