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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

Project Manager

£38,295 - £41,495 plus £2,092 London Weighting

Full details of the role are in the Job Description

We are looking for experienced Project Managers with passion and creativity to join our team. You will have previous experience with waste and recycling services and will be working closely with internal departments and our partners to co-ordinate and deliver Digital Twin and Reuse and Social Value projects, you will be delivering innovation and closing the loop between waste and resources.

Now is an exciting time to join our team as we are continuing to innovate ourselves to move towards a more circular economy – a way in which society recirculates materials to keep them in use for longer through reuse, repair, remanufacture and designing out waste from our system.

This means that we are extracting fewer raw/virgin materials, reducing pollution and our impacts on the natural environment. WLWA is working together in partnership with the boroughs and have also adopted a net-zero emission target. We’ve been strengthening and widening our support to the Boroughs on sustainability as a whole not just waste.

Full details of the role are in the job description here

Role flexibility

The roles we’re recruiting for fixed term positions to deliver our new Digital Twin and Reuse and Social Value programmes. We’re looking to offer the right people fixed term contracts of 3 years, full time or reduced hours and welcome job share applications

Employment benefits include

  • Flexible and hybrid working
  • 28 days annual leave (full time)
  • Local Government Pension Scheme
  • Local Government sickness pay scheme

Application process

Please send a supporting statement and your CV setting out how you meet the criteria to

We’ll contact you for an initial conversation if your skills and experience fits with our team.

Formal interviews will be offered following these conversations.

Closing date: Sunday 2nd April 2023 by 22:00

Initial conversation and interview dates

Initial interview – 19 and 21 April 2023

Final interview – 2 and 3 May 2023

Mobile Plant Operator

Salary: Scale 6/sp 19-22 £27,938 per annum (Incl. London weighting)
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.

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

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

Send your CV and the Equal Opportunity Monitoring form (available on our website) to