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We work towards accelerating the decarbonisation of the waste we manage and the transition to a circular economy. Amid the current economic climate, we maintain focus on supporting and delivering on our stakeholder promise.

West London Waste is a small organisation with a close-knit, hardworking and high performing team. Our key values are Leadership, Empowerment, Agility, and Partnership. We are growing our team with innovative and proactive individuals who enjoy working a fast-paced, dynamic environment, and genuinely want to make a positive difference in our communities.

We look forward to hearing from you.

How to apply

To apply, please send your CV, a covering letter and a completed Equal Opportunities Monitoring Form (unless otherwise indicated) by email to

Current Vacancies

Circular Economy Project Manager £38,295 - £41,495 plus £2,092 London Weighting (£40,387 to £43,587)

Circular Economy Project Manager

Location: West London

Contract: Full time, Fixed Term Contract

Salary: £38,295 - £41,495 plus £2,092 London Weighting (£40,387 to £43,587)

Hours: Full-time, part-time and reduced hours are available

Benefits: Flexible and hybrid working available 28 days annual leave (full time) plus bank holidays, Local Government Pension Scheme, Local Government sickness pay scheme, Cycle to work, Employee Assistant Programme

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About Us

West London Waste Authority (WLWA) are leading the way with changing how our waste is reused and reduced to tackle the climate emergency. This is your opportunity to make an impact and a difference to not only the West London Boroughs but the World by leading key projects which will close the loop between waste and resources and enable us to become net zero emissions by 2030.

About the Role

As a Project Manager, you will be central to the delivery of our Digital Twin and Reuse and Social Value projects. Your role will encompass close coordination with internal departments and partners, driving innovation, and implementing effective solutions to foster a circular economy within our organisation.

We are at an exciting juncture in our journey, actively working towards a system where resources are recirculated for extended use, minimising the extraction of virgin materials, and reducing pollution and environmental impact. Our collaborative approach with boroughs across London has set us on the path to achieve net-zero emissions.

What we are looking for:

We are looking to hear from candidates who have experience of working within the circular economy or wider waste management sectors to become part of our innovative team at the WLWA. You will have a keen interest in sustainability and experience in managing waste and recycling services, are passionate, creative, innovative and an experienced Project Manager.


We are offering a fixed-term contract to March 2026 for this position. Full-time, part-time and reduced hours are available together with the flexibility to work from home and our locations on a hybrid basis, we also welcome job share applications. Our core working days when you must be available are Tuesdays and Wednesdays and the minimum working hours a week for this role are 16 hours.

  • Flexible and hybrid working available
  • 28 days annual leave (full time) plus bank holidays
  • Local Government Pension Scheme
  • Local Government sickness pay scheme
  • Cycle to work
  • Employee Assistant Programme

Why work for us?

Leadership, Empowerment, Agility and Partnership are our values and shape our culture. We are leading the way in helping and educating our society to reduce, reuse, repair, recycle and repurpose waste and when you join us you will be empowered to influence this change too. Join us on our mission to transform waste into resources and play your part in shaping a sustainable future for London. We look forward to hearing from you!

Application Process

Don’t meet the full criteria but have experience working within the waste management sector? Then we want to hear from you. You don't need to meet every single point on the job description to apply. We encourage applicants from all backgrounds to submit their application, as we value diversity within our team.

The interview process

Successful applicants will be contacted for an initial discussion. Formal interviews will follow these conversations.

Closing date: Monday, 14 August at 09.00

Application review and shortlisting – 14th to 17th August

Initial interview – 22nd, 23rd or 25th August (via Teams)

Final interview – 8th September (in-person)

If you are unable to attend the interviews on these dates due to caring commitments, please mention your availability in your cover letter.

No terminology in this advert is intended to discriminate on the grounds of gender, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, religion, or belief, and we confirm that we will gladly accept all applications.

You may have experience of the following: Project Manager, Supply Chain Manager, Supply Chain Coordinator, Procurement Manager, Purchasing Manager, Buyer, Logistics Manager, Logistics Coordinator, Transport Manager, Transport Coordinator, Warehousing, Distribution, Logistics, etc.


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Mobile Plant Operator (£29,944 (Incl. LW allowance))

Salary: Scale 6/sp 19-22 £29,944 per annum (Incl. LW allowance)
Basic Hours
: 36 hours per week
: Abbey Road Reuse & Recycling Centre, Brent

Full details of the role are in the job description

We are looking for a good team player who is creative and adaptable to join our high performing team as Mobile Plant Operator. You will be responsible for managing and moving different materials at our Waste Transfer Station. Typical duties include separating materials, loading vehicles, and transferring materials between locations within the Site.

You may be the right candidate for the job if you are competent in the use of a wheeled 360 material handler, loading shovel and on-site RoRo shunter. Some experience in waste traffic control and/or use of weighbridge computer systems is valuable. You must be available to work 36 hours weekly based on a shift rota which includes weekends.

We partner with West London boroughs and waste industry leaders to advocate for best practices and deliver on carbon and waste reduction initiatives. We prioritise employee experience, learning together and organisational development. You will be entrusted with opportunities to grow into your career aspirations. Our values are Leadership, Empowerment, Agility and Partnership.

This is an urgent vacancy; we will interview suitable candidates as we find them. Do not procrastinate!

We offer an excellent benefits package:

  • 27 days annual leave
  • Parental leave and pay
  • Health screening
  • Wellbeing support
  • Employee assistance program
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Paid sick leave
  • Pension

We offer an excellent benefits package:

  • Parental leave and pay
  • Health screening
  • Wellbeing support
  • Employee assistance program
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Local Government Pension Scheme
  • Local Government sickness pay scheme