Business Manager

Cardiff, Permanent, 50-60K
Reference: AJ0606

The Client

Our Client is a well respected Waste Management and Recycling Company who holds municipal and street cleansing contracts throughout the UK.

Purpose and Responsibilities

The successful post-holder will be accountable and responsible for the management and performance of the specified business. The post may also involve tendering, developing and setting up of new Environmental Services contracts throughout the UK in both the private and public sectors.

Key responsibilities:

  • Be directly responsible for the operational service delivery on specified projects and businesses ensuring compliance with client contract specification.
  • Be responsible for the financial performance of all allocated businesses and services.
  • Working in conjunction with the Regional Director and Business Development Manager formulate, agree and manage the business development strategy.
  • Provide a focal point for Client interfacing to develop, understand, manage and communicate on all matters relating to performance, plant optimisation, maintenance activity, and lifecycle capital works programs. 
  • To coordinate, prepare and assist in detailed and comprehensive proposals for new ES business opportunities / and the mobilisation of new ES businesses. 
  • To oversee evaluation of in-house and sub-contractor tender submissions. 
  • To review operational services, prepare reports and provide analysis to operational teams specifically with regards to efficiencies.
  • To lead, manage and develop the People assigned to the business and set targets and objectives and carry out performance reviews for all direct reports.
  • To prepare monthly reports to the management team and client representatives summarising commercial, operation, availability and maintenance activities on the sites. 
  • To ensure that accreditations to ISO 9001:2000 is maintained by ensuring that all work is carried out.
  • To participate when required in internal and external Quality/Environmental audits.

Essential Experiences

  • Qualified to Degree/ HND / NVQ Level 4 Waste Management & Relevant Management Qualification is desirable.
  • Candidates will come from a Waste Management, Environmental Services or Street Scene background. 
  • Financially competent with excellent commercial skills.
  • Proficient in Excel / Word / PowerPoint / MS Project.
  • Experience of preparing tender documentation within the public service sector. 
  • Financially proficient and comfortable with P&L accounts. 
  • A full driving licence


Candidates without the mentioned experience will not be considered for this position. Please read the specification carefully to avoid disappointment.

By applying for this position, the job seeker, authorise Ace Recruitment to represent you to clients and seek work on your behalf Due to a high volume of applications we can only make contact with successful applicants.

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