Environmental Manager

  • Job Reference: 108419
  • Date Posted: 7 November 2019
  • Recruiter: Veolia
  • Location: Croydon, London
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Transport & Logistics, Health, Safety, Environment & Quality, Operations
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time

Job Description

Job Title - Environmental Manager (Waste Collections)

Salary - Competitive Salary plus Veolia benefits *listed below

Location -  Stubbs Mead Depot, Factory Lane, Croydon CR0 3RL

Hours - Full time, 40 hours per week or hours to fulfil duties, Weekends included - 1 in 4 Saturdays.

What you’ll do

The Environmental Manager will be responsible for the day to day operational and managerial functions to operate effectively. You will lead front line operatives inline with the company goals and objectives, and the delivery of high-quality services to Local Authorities and their Residents. The Environmental Manager will act as the main liaison with the Local Authorities and its Residents to improve satisfaction levels with the service, whilst focusing on the Health and Safety of both the operatives and the general public.

The Environmental Manager will monitor and manage the site budget to ensure targets are met and you are maximising productivity and cost control. You will be responsible for implementing a health and wellbeing culture that improves productivity and control vehicle usage and costs. 

You will be responsible for ensuring a safe culture to protect all employees and customers through compliance with company procedures. You will have a strong knowledge of Transport rules and regulations and undertake any investigations on site. You will increase staff engagement within the team and educate the employees in line with Veolia’s vision and values.

The Environmental Manager will develop and maintain good relationships with the customer and deliver industry-leading service. You will be responsible for being involved in disciplinary hearings and grievances for employees. You will have the ability to work alongside other Environmental Managers and develop business continuity plans with senior management.

The experience you will need


  • Ability to identify the skills and qualifications required to comply with legislation and company practice

  • Implement training programmes to meet company requirements

  • IOSH

  • Manual handling

  • Previous supervisory experience


  • Budget Management

  • Knowledge of Health and Safety

  • Strong financial management

  • Strong people management

  • Team Leader skills


Benefits you will receive within this role are

  • Eligible for Annual Performance Bonus

  • Eligible for Company van

  • The option to join the Veolia Pension Scheme for employees under two years 

  • Access to Veolia Rewards, benefits and discounts

  • Free eye testing and money towards glasses if required for work purposes 

  • 25 days annual leave + statutory bank holidays 


Where you’ll work 

To be based at Stubbs mead depot in Croydon, Factory Lane CR0 3RL. You may be required to work within the SLWP at other locations.

Currently, the working depot is council-owned and we share the depot, we also have the largest Veolia workshop in UK on site.

Who is Veolia?

We are the UK leader in Environmental Solutions. We offer services and expertise in waste, water and energy management helping to build a more sustainable future. As a global organisation, our work focuses on delivering simple but innovative solutions to preserving natural resources, reducing pollution and protecting our environment.

We live in a world that needs to take care of its resources, and our mission is to 'Resource the World'. Improving communities and protecting the environment are right at the heart of our business.

It takes more than just words and ambition to achieve this, it takes the daily efforts of thousands of people across the UK to bring it to life. Together our employees make our communities better. They are the resourcers, behind the resources.

Veolia is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All applicants meeting the minimum criteria for the role will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, gender or gender expression, disability, race or ethnicity, religion or belief, sexual orientation, or veteran status.