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Partner (Recycling)


Zero Waste Scotland, Scotland’s resource efficiency and circular economy expert is looking for an experienced, knowledgeable and analytical individual who will support the pipelining, assessment and implementation of RIF applications and projects.

This is an excellent opportunity for a talented and motivated professional to join our organisation as part of our Recycling Improvement Fund (RIF) team.  The RIF is a £70million five-year Scottish Government initiative which aims to support Local Authorities to improve their recycling infrastructure to increase the volume and improve the quality of material collected for Recycling or Reuse.

Reporting to the RIF Manger and collaborating with Zero Waste Scotland’s RIF and Recycling team colleagues, this role will support the identification of new applications, review applications, manage and monitor the implementation of RIG awards and contribute to the ongoing development and improvement of the RIF. 

The Ideal Candidate

To be successful in this role it is essential you can demonstrate a clear understanding of the Scottish resource management landscape and have knowledge of the challenges that Local Authorities will have to overcome to be able to successfully design and implement a RIF funded project.

We welcome applications from all suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, religion or belief, marital status or pregnancy and maternity.

Salary and benefits

£42,635 pay range is (£42,635 - £47,317)

We offer excellent benefits; including a contributory pension scheme, private healthcare, life assurance, employee welfare assistance, generous holidays, enhanced family leave entitlements, continuing professional development (CPD) and volunteering opportunities.

Our organisation

Zero Waste Scotland exists to lead Scotland to use products and resources responsibly, focusing on where we can have the greatest impact on climate change.  Using evidence and insight, our goal is to inform policy, and motivate individuals and businesses to embrace the environmental, economic, and social benefits of a circular economy. 

We are a not-for-profit environmental organisation, funded by the Scottish Government and European Regional Development Fund.

Location:  Stirling

This role is based in our Stirling office located next to Stirling railway station and is conveniently accessed from across central Scotland.  We are leading by example in reducing our carbon footprint by embracing permanent home working and actively encourage this for colleagues where practicable. There will be times for business needs that you are required to attend the office or a client location (normally within the Central Belt of Scotland), therefore applicants should live within a daily commutable distance of Stirling. 

The closing date for applications is 12 noon on Thursday 7th July 2022.

For further details please visit https://www.zerowastescotland.org.uk/vacancies

To apply, please complete the candidate requirements  form (this can be found on our website along with the role description) and send this with a copy of your CV and a covering letter to  recruitment@zerowastescotland.org.uk

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