Policy & Performance Officer
We are seeking a passionate individual who is committed to environmental sustainability and has knowledge of waste collection and waste management services with a willingness to engage and interact with the public.
Do you have an interest in the impact of consumption, resources, and waste? This is your chance to support Ipswich by leading on driving down waste, increasing reuse and recycling and promoting the circular economy. We are seeking a passionate individual who is committed to environmental sustainability and has knowledge of waste collection and waste management services with a willingness to engage and interact with the public.
The postholder will assist and advise the Waste Managers with the development, implementation and delivery of the Council’s waste related strategies, policies and projects, and its waste communications. Onboarding these changes with a small but dedicated team.
The postholder will have strong desire to support Ipswich’s implementation of any new waste and recycling legislation linked to driving down contamination and delivering waste reduction projects.
The postholder will help develop new policies and processes and work with the Council’s communication team on education, engagement, and promotion. They will work closely with our waste collections team, and be involved with the Suffolk Waste Partnership, a range of council services and the community at large to help us achieve a major step change in the borough on the waste agenda.
Hours of work are 37 per week, Monday to Friday. This position is a fixed term 12-month contract.
The post holder may be required to work, evenings, weekends, and Bank Holidays, if events are planned. These will be arranged in advance.
As well as a good salary, we offer a career average pension scheme, generous holiday and sick pay entitlements, subsidised parking, public transport discounts, free swimming, cycle purchase scheme, plenty of personal and professional development opportunities, flexible working, hybrid working opportunities, Employee Assistance Programme, and the opportunity to work with great colleagues.
For more information about this role please contact Chris Taylor on or via email email@example.com .
Please download the Job Description and Person Specification to find out more about this role: Job Description and Person Specification
The selection process will be an interview. Interviews will be held W/C 21st August 2023.
The assessment interview process will be carried out in person.
Early applications are encouraged as we reserve the right to interview candidates who meet the essential criteria prior to the closing date and / or to close the opportunity to applicants once we receive sufficient application.
Gipping House – Ipswich
£24,057 – £25,409
Application closing date
16 August 2023
Full-time – 37 hours
Fixed term – 12 months
Ipswich Borough Council
15-17 Russell Road
- 01473 432000