Specialist Processes and Recycling Team Leader

Location: Cheltenham |
Salary: £33,383.62 |
Posted: 3 May 2024 |
Closes: 31 May 2024 |
Job Type: Full Time and Permanent |
Business Unit: UK Facilities Management |
Region / Division: UK & Ireland |
Reference: 15409

Role Responsibility:



Salary: £33,383.62 per annum

Working Hours: Permanent, Full Time, 40 hours per week (Mon - Fri)

Location: Cheltenham


Excellent benefits package including Contributory Pension, 2.5% Golden Hello payment on commencement of employment and a £2,000 annual retention bonus (pro-rata for part time employees), subject to maintaining clearance requirements.


Are you experienced in a Waste/Recycling and warehouse processing environment? Are you an excellent communicator with team leader experience? Are you very organised and work well under pressure?


About us

Creating a clean, safe, healthy and secure environment for people to work in is vital. Our Facilities Management teams work with some of the most important Government contracts, hospitals and schools. You will be making a difference, enabling and supporting these core businesses. 

Whether you are looking for a cleaning role, a plumber, an electrician or to work in customer services you will be valued and supported, and provided with first class training and competitive benefits.


About the role

We have an exciting opportunity for a Specialist Processes and Recycling Team Leader to join our friendly team based in Cheltenham. This is a full time role working 40 hours per week, Monday to Friday between 8:30am and 5:30pm.


As Specialist Processes and Recycling Team Leader, you will be responsible for the daily coordination, reporting, and management of the Disposal and Recycling department. You will ensure an efficient and timely Disposal, Waste/Recycling collection service whilst driving KPIs and productivity inline with SLA’s whilst maintaining a high degree of material handling, security and accountability.



  • Overseeing all aspects of the department, ensuring the material receiving and collection function is appropriately resourced throughout contractual service hours and to meet agreed periods of work outside normal working hours.

  • Leading, managing and motivating the team to deliver on its daily operational commitments.

  • Prioritise tasks to ensure that KPI and SLAs and operational deadlines are met.

  • Ensure all aspects of the waste / disposal, recycling function are compliant with all mandatory and client regulations.

  • To continually develop the department, implementing initiatives and instilling a culture of continuous improvement With the focus on recycling, sustainability and green initiatives. Keeping updated with both legislative and industry standards.

  • Demonstrate good interpersonal skills, further enhancing client relationships in a supportive and collaborative way.

  • Actively monitor, record and maintain information as required contributing to operational performance. The detailed recording, monitoring and presentation of waste statistics is important to ensure we know and understand the trends of the waste business.

  • Monitor relationships with key stakeholders to ensure contractual requirements are fully met and KPI’s and SLA’s are achieved.

  • Instilling the culture of mentoring, coaching, development, wellbeing through leadership of the team.

  • Change advocate in support of new business initiatives / development and future ways of working with the focus on improving sustainability and green initiatives.

  • Promoting the development of the team through empowerment, collaborative working, communication and feedback.

  • Providing SME waste protocol advice to the client and on site G4S management team.

  • Assist in the development of the department annual budget.

  • Promote G4S environmental and sustainability policy meeting set targets for the reduction in the department's carbon footprint.

The Ideal Candidate:


  • Experience of working with a team within a Waste/Recycling and warehouse processing environment.

  • Good verbal and written communications skills.

  • Proven ability to develop and nurture relationships with stakeholders, ideally within a secure government environment

  • IT literate with experience of Google and Microsoft office.

  • Full clean driving licence required.



While working for G4S, you are entitled to a number of benefits and offers from G4S partners and other organisations, from employee assistance provided through WeCare, to RAC cover and so much more, including the below;

  • 2.5% Golden Hello payment.

  • £2,000 annual retention bonus.

  • Progression, training and development catered to you.

  • Refer A Friend incentives. 

  • Company pension scheme with employer contributions.

  • G4S Life Assurance Scheme.

  • Subsidised healthcare plan.

  • Charity work- Match-IT and Payroll Giving.

  • Confidential Counselling Services.

  • 24/7 support specialising in health and medical. 

  • Discounts on high street shops and brands including several leading high street brands, retailers and travel suppliers.


Please be aware that due to the nature of the business security clearance to a high government level will be required.








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