Technical assistant/business support

Salary: 
 £20000 -  £23000 per annum
Closing date: 
Tuesday, January 16, 2018 - 23:00
Employer: 
Thames Water
Type: 
Permanent
Region: 
United Kingdom

What is the purpose of the role?

The role of technical assistant is to perform a range of business support and administrative activities to ensure the efficient running of sludge intersite and the biosolids recycling operation across the Thames Water estate. This role will not only be providing support to our recycling operations but linking into the development and implementation of an environmental management system across the wastewater business.

What makes this role unique?

This role is vital in ensuring, through data input, analysis and contractor liaison, that safe and sustainable recycling of biosolids is maintained. Furthermore, this role will enable you to develop a greater understanding of wastewater processes and environmental management systems as a who le.

What will this role involve?

Contractor data input, analysis and verification from haulage, spreading and intersite operations.

Creating contractor payments based on verified haulage data.

Checking regulatory compliance from haulage data and reporting.

Provide office support including procurement, invoicing, safeguard reporting, registering waste exemptions with the environment agency and processing samples for analysis.

You will also be required to attend regular meetings with our contractors so own transport is essential.

Assist team to ensure compliance reporting for the biosolids assurance scheme and management systems are c ompleted to maintain accreditation.

What are we looking for?

We are looking for strong attention to detail, good keyboard skills, analytical approach with a flexible can do attitude. We can offer you a wide-ranging role which offers variety and development. To be successful in this position, ideally you will have experience in a similar environment and you will work well under pressure to deadlines. Knowledge of wastewater processes, environmental legislation and management systems would be beneficial but not essential. Due to the nature of the role, a full clean driving licence is required.

Thames Water information and salary details

This role is based at Bracknell sewage treatment works. We are offering a salary of up to  £23,000.00, depending on experience an d qualifications. Our excellent salary package includes a competitive contributory pension and a wider benefits scheme which includes an annual pay review, child care vouchers, season ticket loans and loyalty awards for continuous service plus many more.

About Thames Water

Thames Water is the largest water and waste-water services company in the UK. We provide the essential service at the heart of daily life, health and enjoyment to 15 million customers across London and the Thames Valley and we are going through a period of exciting change. On a typical day we supply 2.6 billion litres of top quality drinking water and our 350 sewage treatment works treat more than 4.2bn litres of waste-water. Our 85,000 miles of water mains and sewers would wrap around the world three-and-a-half times.

We are focusing like never before on delivering brilliant services and providing our customers with a great experience. We are in the process of transforming our business in order to achieve this. To help us succeed, we need a range of new skills and capabilities and will be recruiting for these in the coming months. We are on the lookout for talented people across our entire region who are interested in helping us to become the best water and waste-water company in the UK.

Thames Water is an equal opportunity, Disability Confident, and Stonewall diversity champion employer.

Closing Date: The closing date for applications is 16/01/2018.

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