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

  

Account Manager

Full Time Permanent

Portsmouth

HIPPO™ is the company behind the yellow HIPPOBAG 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.

Account Managers are responsible for the management of customer accounts, developing and maintaining exceptional customer relationships to ensure continued business and recognising opportunities to maximise sales of associated services. Responsibilities include managing or assisting with trials and rollouts to new sites, customers or business areas and ensuring customer requirements are understood throughout the areas of HIPPO delivering the service.

The successful candidate will have a proven background in account management and business development, with a demonstrable knowledge and experience gained from working within the waste or environmental industries. You will be a professional ambassador for the company with a passion for customer service, evidenced with high degrees of competency in relationship management, reporting and presentation.
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 and covering email to: 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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