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Project Manager

44,159 P.A. ?
Handy Cross
Biffa Waste Services


Changing the way people think about waste.

At Biffa, we love working with waste. Whether we’re turning it into sustainable power, finding new ways to recycle it or simply keeping it off the streets, we believe every day is an opportunity to improve the lives of millions. It’s a view that’s shared by our 7,500+ people around the country, who trust us to provide them with a career that’s always rewarding, often challenging, but never dull. And it’s why we’re the UK’s No. 1 choice for business waste management

Help us make a difference Project Manager to be responsible and accountable for the projects from initial definition (vision, objectives, scope etc.), solution design and delivery and through to its successful implementation and embedding (to time, cost and quality). The role will be a national role so travel will be expected.

A quick look at the role.

Managing Collections (I&C and Municipal) business projects, which may be tactical “BAU” and Continuous Improvement projects or business acquisitions and integrations. Accountable for Project initiation document (PID), project plans, progress reports, integrated budget, resource Plan, benefits documents, risks & issues report, solution design, implementation plan and all documents as defined in the PID.

Why it’s an opportunity not to be wasted.

  • Defining the project (vision, objectives, scope, plans, resources, benefits)
  • Completing all project plans (high level, milestone, 90 day, detailed & integrated) and track against plan
  • Defining, allocate, manage and realise benefits
  • Selecting, motivate, manage and review the project team members
  • Defining, gain approval of, and manage the project budget
  • Identifying, manage, report and mitigate project risks and issues
  • Designing, test, obtain approval for and implement integrated solution
  • Reporting (formally and informally) on project progress, risks, dependencies and escalate issues to the Head of Projects


Here’s what we require:

  • Educated to degree level or equivalent.
  • Prince 2 Practitioner.
  • Leading similar strategic projects (size, complexity, timescales).
  • In-depth experience of the business processes covered by the specific project.
  • Excellent understanding of Biffa business, and customer, requirements.
  • Working as part of a senior, integrated management team, reporting to the executive.
  • Best practice examples of business solutions (specific to project scope & objectives).


And here’s why you’ll love it at Biffa.

  • Competitive salary
  • Ongoing career development, training and coaching – because if you don’t grow, we don’t grow.
  • Generous pension scheme.
  • Medical and dental scheme.
  • Retail and leisure discounts.
  • Holiday and travel discounts.
  • Cycle to work scheme

Dedicated to diversity.

At Biffa we believe different ideas, perspective and backgrounds are key to developing a creative working environment that delivers real results. It’s why you’ll find us championing diversity and equality at every turn.