Career Opportunity

Career Opportunity


Bilsthorpe, Nottinghamshire, England

Enva is a full-service and leading provider of recycling and resource recovery solutions, with locations across the United Kingdom and Ireland. With sustainability at the forefront of its proposition, Enva recovers a broad range of hazardous and non-hazardous waste materials for re-use in manufacturing and for energy conversion, as well as providing a complete portfolio of water and waste water services.

Our site in Nottinghamshire, Enva England Specialist Waste Ltd, is the largest provider of hazardous waste collection services to the UK's motor vehicle franchise network. Offering a wide selection of services, we are the total waste partner to a variety of industry sectors.

Subcontract Procurement Manager

The Role:

Oversee the procurement, cost management, service performance, delivery and quality management of subcontract, contractor and third-party disposal partnerships in order to maintain/deliver an excellent end to end customer service experience for all Enva England Specialist Waste Customers.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Planning, development, and implementation of the subcontract strategy for the business; responsible for continually reviewing the strategies, updating and revising as necessary
  • Developing subcontract specifications, service level agreements, and terms and conditions for the procurement of specialised services
  • Evaluate subcontract proposals for compliance against requirements and identify areas of risk/concerns
  • Lead all commercial negotiations; responsible for finalising subcontract documentation including any contracts and terms and conditions
  • Responsible for managing performance to satisfy customer requirements
  • Responsible for the development and implementation of subcontractor policies and procedures
  • Develop and maintain performance metrics/ KPIs, capabilities and associated reporting to monitor and measure the performance of all subcontractors/ contractors
  • Proactively distribute workload across subcontractor/ contractor network to maximise performance and minimise costs
  • Develop and maintain a system to track, monitor and improve subcontractor margins and appropriate subcontractor mix
  • Deliver (quarterly) reports on subcontract/ contractor performance to the Senior Management team
  • Annual review and presentation of performance for subcontract/ contractor to the wider business as part of a strategic appraisal of each subcontractor. Manage any follow-up actions with the subcontractor/contractor that may arise from the review
  • Identify and develop new subcontract/ contractor service lines and relationships.

Knowledge, Training, Experience, Technical and Personal Skills:

  • Strong commercial / procurement background, experience in subcontracts management, managing supplier relationships and cross functional teams
  • Strong knowledge of procurement lifecycle and supply chain management principals
  • Good negotiating skills combined with knowledge of contractual law is preferred
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, including formal presentation and documentation skills
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Analytical and logical in approach with the ability to analyse data and formulate action plans
  • Strong relationship building skills and be a confident networker
  • Ability to engage and influence the right organisational resources and behaviours to effectively identify, mitigate and resolve subcontractor/ contractor issues
  • Highly organised with the ability to prioritise effectively and to plan and manage own agenda
  • Highly focused on delivering results and objectives with a strong personal commitment to supporting the business in achieving its goals in a changing environment
  • Must demonstrate high levels of integrity and adopt a professional approach in all interactions – should be transparent, open and honest in all dealings
  • Strong PC and technical knowledge and skills with a good working knowledge of the Microsoft packages including Word and Excel
  • Desired qualifications would include: Certification in Purchasing, Supply Chain, Program Management, or Business
  • Experience working within waste industry most desirable, however, alternate industries (manufacturing, oil, gas, fuel, food) with relevant experience will be considered
  • Full UK driving licence.


Offering a competitive salary, car/car allowance and bonus in a growing company committed to our people. We also offer pension contributions and other health scheme benefits including death in service.

If you have the required skills and experience, click on APPLY and forward your up to date CV and covering letter, explaining why you are a good fit for this role.

No agencies please.