Head of Technical Compliance

19 Mar 2017
18 Apr 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Are you an experienced Technical Compliance professional looking to take on a new challenge? If so our client are recruiting and are looking for individuals just like you!

Our client is one of the UK’s leading recycling, renewable energy and waste management companies. Part of the FTSE 250 Pennon Group, the business puts waste into action, transforming it into high quality recyclables, raw materials and energy. 

This is an exciting time to work with our client. They are at the forefront of the UK’s green economy and are one of the UK’s leading recycling, renewable energy and waste management companies. They use smart people and smart technology to deliver their vision, bringing people together to give the world’s resources new life.

Due to continuing business success and growth our client now have a fantastic opportunity available for a Head of Technical Compliance to join the business.

Head of Technical Compliance responsibilities:

- Provide specialist technical support and advice related to the environmental compliance development and optimisation of corporate assets.
- Provide specialist technical review and advisory services with a focus on developing novel and cost-effective solutions to identified environmental compliance risks and legacy re-development opportunities, particularly in the areas of waste and emissions chemistry, process chemical engineering and statistical analysis.
- Assist in the formulation of corporate strategic plans by providing accurate and timely information regarding the current state-of-the art, potential disruptive technologies and regulatory risk.
- In accordance with the identified corporate strategy; provide timely technical support to business development activities undertaken throughout the Technical Innovation Forum.
- As a priority, ensure that technological and regulatory barriers to landfill leachate and other legacy liabilities/risks are challenged to achieve the most effective long-term corporate solution in terms of costs and resource re-use. 
- Produce, collate and submit Pollution Inventory submissions for all landfill sites, ERFs, organics and MBT/AD facilities in cooperation with operations and the SHEQS function.
- Work with operational colleagues, SHEQS and external organisations to derive and review technical data related to carbon emissions and statutory carbon reporting requirements.
- Work with key operational colleagues to project manage and provide technical advice on company stack emissions testing in accordance with regulatory and contractual obligations. 
- Work with key operational colleagues to project manage and provide technical advice on company trace gas testing in accordance with regulatory and contractual obligations plus operational need. 
- Support Landfill Energy and Business Development in obtaining the necessary permits, consents and other legal agreements to achieve Definitive Closure, Permit Surrender and re-development opportunities.
- Support the operational business (ERF, Landfill Energy and Resource and Recovery) in solving issues related to the composition of wastes accepted/treated and in understanding the implications of potential future changes in waste composition to the operational business.
- Report on progress of corporate work plans, variances and non-conformities as required to internal and external clients, service or regulatory departments or outside bodies as appropriate.

The ideal Head of Technical Compliance will have:

- A Higher Degree in a relevant scientific or technical subject, Membership/Fellowship of relevant professional scientific/technical institution and Membership of CIWM
- Detailed knowledge of the regulatory framework controlling the waste management, renewable energy and recycling industry
- Thorough knowledge and experience of technical developments in waste management, renewable energy and resource recovery industries
- Significant track record of successful research and development projects within the waste management sector
- Nationally recognised experience and profile within the waste industry as a technical resource
- Significant track record of working with academic institutions to deliver novel waste management solutions and experience of leading specialised PhD-level technical teams
- The ability to be well organised and think logically
- High levels of literacy and numeracy skills

In return for your hard work as the Head of Technical Compliance, we can offer a salary of £60,000 - £70,000 per annum as well as an attractive benefits package.

If you are looking for your next challenge as a Head of Compliance, then our client want to hear from you, please click APPLY!

Closing Date – 03rd April 2017

No terminology in the advert you have seen is intended to discriminate on the grounds of age, gender, race, colour, religion, disability or sexual orientation, and we will gladly accept applications from all sections of the community.