Overview

Plastic, Metal & Glass Waste Technical Specialist

Role overview

Working at project location – In this role, you will provide on-site support in the project location and/or VSO office, (full-time unless otherwise specified) for a set period of time.

This role will work closely with our partners to help deliver our work on plastics, waste and circular economy strategies. This will include advisory and training on waste management strategies that include recycling and circular economy approaches to VSO staff and our local partners. The role will guide on policies in regards to waste management and development of guidelines in line with policy.

Skills, qualifications and experience

The Ideal candidate has

A degree/Diploma in Waste management, environmental science or geography.
Experience in waste management plants and implementing circular economy strategies in waste management.
Strong project management experience with success demonstrated when managing both internal and external stakeholders.
Possess a knowledge of environmental matters, waste and resources policy, regulatory mandates, and a broad view of the industry at large.

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About Volunteer Service Overseas (VSO)

Voluntary Service Overseas (VSO) is an international development charity[1] with a vision for a "world without poverty" and a mission to "bring people together to fight poverty". VSO recruits professionals to work as volunteers, living and working alongside local populations in developing countries. Founded in 1958, VSO has sent over 50,000 volunteer. As of 2015 VSO worked in 23 countries in Africa, Asia and the Pacific.