Careers at HIPPO

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Opportunities

We work to provide opportunities for development through both training and through career development. Our training is themed around individuals’ career objectives, departmental requirements, and wider business needs or changes, making sure we’re all ready for our next challenge.

Progression

We are particularly proud of our team’s career progression – we’re not a huge organisation, but through creative thinking, an eye for talent, and the flexibility that comes with the Company’s growth and development, we have been able to spot opportunities for people to move to roles which are more senior, more challenging, or represent a change of career. This is great for us, as we retain our committed and talented people – and it allows people with talent and ambition to pursue their career aspirations. 9% of our team were promoted into their current roles, and 12% have moved to a different role during their time with HIPPO.

How to apply

If you are interested in a career at HIPPO, please email your CV with a covering letter to hippowasterecruitment@handoverhr.co.uk or post it to: HR Department, HIPPO, 1000 Lakeside, North Harbour, Portsmouth PO6 3EN.

Current Vacancies

Collection Representative

Full Time Permanent

Leighton Buzzard & Enfield

HIPPO™ is a revolutionary National Waste Management Company, providing innovative and integrated waste and recycling solutions. We are currently looking for a reliable, conscientious and motivated HGV Drivers to work out of our national Depots.

You will provide an excellent customer service collection and/or delivery service to all of HIPPO’S customers and clients by creating a satisfied customer every time. In this customer-facing role, you will need to be professional and helpful, flexible hours are a must as you will be working over 5 variable days including occasional Saturdays. The position includes physical duties such as manual handling and the use of a vehicle ladder. There will be a requirement to do some “nights out”. You must possess a HGV Class C licence, have a valid DCPC, and preferably have a Lorry Loading certificate, although this is not essential as training can be provided to the successful candidate. You’ll be part of a Company that is not only growing fast but is environmentally focused.

Any offer of employment to this role will be subject to a basic Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check.

We offer a competitive salary and a driver productivity bonus scheme to increase your earning potential.

To apply please sent your cv and covering email to: hippowasterecruitment@handoverhr.co.uk

 

Here to Clear Driver

Full Time Permanent

Reading

HIPPO™ is the company behind the yellow HIPPOBAG which delivers flexible and convenient waste management solutions to householders, business and trade users nationwide. HIPPOWASTE is committed to creating and developing ways for its customers to dispose of their waste or unwanted materials in an ethical, efficient and cost-effective manner.

We are currently looking for a reliable, conscientious and motivated Van Driver for manual waste removal from residential and business properties to designated waste transfer stations or recycling centres. This position will cover the Reading area.

In this customer-facing role, you will need to be professional and helpful. Flexible hours are a must as the role will cover occasional weekends. You must possess a clean driving licence. Previous waste or manual handling experience is desirable.

We will provide comprehensive training to carry out the role and in return, you’ll be part of a Company that is environmentally focused and expanding. The successful applicant be required to complete a DBS application.

We offer a competitive salary plus a productivity bonus and 25 days holiday.

To apply please send your cv and covering email to hippowasterecruitment@handoverhr.co.uk 

 

Business Solutions Manager

Full Time Permanent

Portsmouth

HIPPO™ is the company behind the yellow HIPPOBAGTM which delivers flexible and convenient waste management solutions to householders, business and trade users nationwide. HIPPO is committed to creating and developing ways for its customers to dispose of their waste or unwanted materials in an ethical, efficient and cost-effective manner.

The Business Solutions Manager will be responsible for increasing sales of the Company’s products into regions and markets as directed, whilst developing and maintaining customer relationships to ensure repeat and continued business. In addition, the Business Solutions Manager will be responsible for managing or assisting with trials and rollouts to new sites, customers or business areas. The Business Solutions Manager will possess a hands on approach, which will enhance and help improve the overall effectiveness and efficiency of the Business Solutions Team.

The successful candidate will have a proven background in generating new business and account management with demonstrable knowledge and experience of the waste industry. You will be a driven, dynamic, sales and service focused individual.

This position is Portsmouth based, with national travel so a full driving licence is essential and we offer a competitive benefits package.

To apply please send your CV to the HR Department at email: hippowasterecruitment@handoverhr.co.uk

 

Waste Contracts Manager

Full Time Permanent

Portsmouth

HIPPO™ is the company behind the yellow HIPPOBAGTM which delivers flexible and convenient waste management solutions to householders, business and trade users nationwide. HIPPO is committed to creating and developing ways for its customers to dispose of their waste or unwanted materials in an ethical, efficient and cost-effective manner.

As the Waste Contracts Manager your responsibility will be to execute the Waste Buying Strategy and to contribute to the evolution of the wider business strategy. Specifically, to identify and negotiate waste disposal agreements with disposal suppliers that are in-line with business commercial objectives and market requirements. Supporting the company’s ambition to develop innovative products and services for waste logistics.

Our ideal candidate will come from the waste industry having held a similar position and managed staff, who can promote an open and transparent team culture with clear communication channels. Someone who has the commercial awareness and tenacity to be proactive and deliver results to the business. In return you will be provided with a competitive benefits package and be part of a company that is growing fast and environmentally focused.

Applicants must have a full driving licence and be able to travel nationally with this role.

To apply please send your CV to the HR Department at email: hippowasterecruitment@handoverhr.co.uk

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