Careers at HIPPO

The chances are when you join us, you’ll have more than a job in mind. You’ll be thinking about how joining HIPPO will contribute to your longer term aims – and so will we.

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

Digital Marketing Executive, Portsmouth Head Office

Permanent, Full-Time
HIPPO is the trading name for Waste Management Systems Ltd, A national provider of integrated waste management solutions. We are the company behind the innovative yellow HIPPOBAG and deliver a flexible and convenient waste collection solution to householders, business and trade users across the UK.

We have and are continuing to make significant investment in our digital strategy, ecommerce and the integration of these channels alongside more traditional routes to market. As such analytics and management of digital performance are central to ongoing success in our highly physical business.

Reporting into the Marketing Manager, this role will see the Digital Marketing Executive play an integral role in building on the recent success of HIPPO’s digital marketing activity. You will love analysis and Google will be your best friend in getting to the heart of what’s really going on. You will truly get under the skin of our customers’ journeys through the site and continually look to improve performance through a challenging content plan. This role sits within the Marketing team and will be critical in helping to shape the future design of our website and customer propositions.

To apply please click here, alternatively please email your CV to the HR Department at: hippowasterecruitment@handoverhr.co.uk

 

Collection Representative (HGV Driver), Chelmsford

Permanent, Full-Time
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 Driver to work out of our Chelmsford Depot.

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 an average 48 hour week, Monday to Friday with occasional Saturdays. The position includes an element of ‘nights out’ and physical duties such as manual handling and the use of a vehicle ladder. 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.

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

To apply please click here, alternatively please email your CV to the HR Department at: hippowasterecruitment@handoverhr.co.uk

 

Collection Representative (HGV Driver), Norwich

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 Driver to cover Norwich.

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 an average 48 hour week over 5 variable days including alternate Saturdays. The position includes physical duties such as manual handling and the use of a vehicle ladder. 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.

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

To apply please click here, alternatively please email your CV to the HR Department at: hippowasterecruitment@handoverhr.co.uk

 

"Here to Clear" Collection Operative, Bristol

HIPPOWASTE™ is the company behind the yellow HIPPOBAGTM 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.

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.

To apply please click here, alternatively please email your CV to the HR Department at: hippowasterecruitment@handoverhr.co.uk

  

Business Solutions Manager, Portsmouth or Midlands

Permanent, Full-Time
HIPPOWASTE™ is the company behind the yellow HIPPOBAGTM 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.

Reporting to the Head of Corporate Sales, 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, clients or business areas and provide toolbox talks to end users. 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. You will be a driven, dynamic and sales focused individual. The role will involve attending appointments with customer and therefore a full driving licence is essential.

To apply please click here, alternatively please email your CV to the HR Department at: hippowasterecruitment@handoverhr.co.uk