Outstanding achievements in international trade recognised in Queen’s Award Presentation

Overview of the role:

Hours and location:  40 hours per week

The role will be based at Barking, London.

Key Responsibilities:

WARD are looking for an individual to assist and support the operations Managers and Supervisors at our site in Barking. You will be responsible for processing out turns for the commercial team and assisting other managers with general administrative duties. Weighbridge cover will be required during busy periods and holidays.

  • Respond to emails and calls and manage accordingly
  • Record data accurately and consistently
  • Build robust external and internal relationships
  • Manage outturns for the commercial team
  • Provide occasional weighbridge cover (training will be provided)
  • Assist all managers with general administrative duties

Skills and Knowledge Required:

The ideal candidate will be a good team player with the ability to communicate professionally and confidentially whilst being friendly and approachable. We are looking for an individual with good IT skills with attention to detail and a can-do approach to new and regular activities. The ability to show initiative when taking on new tasks or assisting others is also a key skill.

What is in it for you?

We offer a diverse role with the opportunity to develop your skills and experience, the ability to work on your own initiative and be part of a busy team.


  • Access to Re-WARD Benefits Platform – Leisure, shopping, retail and holiday discounts, discounted gym membership, and lots more!
  • Refer a friend scheme
  • Continuous training and development opportunities
  • Employee assistance programme
  • Company Pension and life assurance

About us:

Today Ward Recycling has an annual turnover in excess of £400m, employs over 450 people and operates a fleet of over 120 vehicles. The company is now managed by third and fourth generation family members who continue their commitment to developing waste management and recycling techniques, saving their customers money and helping them to meet and exceed their recycling targets. As a modern business, Ward are aiming to be a positive force in the world. We believe that if we treat our customers, partners, staff and neighbours with respect and dignity, we will succeed in both our business and sustainability goals. As a waste management and resource recycling specialist, the environment is close to our hearts.

We are committed to delivering market-leading performance on key environmental issues in our business, with our customers, our supply chain, and our end consumers.

Do you want to be part of a fast-growing company with a sense of purpose, committed to developing waste management and recycling techniques with an environmental conscience?

Please send your CV along with a covering letter outlining your suitability for the role to Katie Brown, HR Manager: [email protected]

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