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Waste Operations Supervisor

Please Note: The application deadline for this job has now passed.

Job Introduction

Sodexo Live have a fantastic opportunity for a Waste Operations Supervisor to join our first class team at Ascot Racecourse!

At Sodexo you belong, we will take care of you and ensure you thrive in your career and provide you with excellent learning opportunities.

You will be working as part of the team at the iconic Ascot Racecourse where we are committed to providing our guests with an outstanding experience whether they come to race, hold a business meeting, or host a private dinner at our world-class venue and we are looking for a hard working and driven individual to become part of our team!

In this role you will manage a team of waste operatives, ensuring that schedules for daily waste removal are carried out effectively and that the team are fully trained and deliver their role to a high standard.

You will ideally have experience in a similar role within waste management at an large venue or site, be able to organise your teams workloads and communicate with them effectively but mostly be willing to carry out this role with enthusiasm!


Role Responsibility

  • Manage a team of Waste operatives and to ensure they are all fully trained in procedures relevant to their role during events and race days as required
  • Ensure that schedules for daily Waste removal are carried out with staff rostered accordingly to achieve these and within budget
  • Undertake internal audits ensuring they are measured & documented against the agreed KPIs and that appropriate corrective actions are taken and recorded
  • To supervise the segregation, storage and timely removal of all waste
  • To supervise the external waste contractors and ensure they operate in a legally compliant and safe manner at all times
  • In conjunction with the Soft Services Manager plan and implement the raceday waste operations across site including preparation of areas
  • Compile weekly staff rotas to meet the requirements of Daily Areas, Conferences & Events and raceday waste support

For a full list of responsibilities please review the attached job description

The Ideal Candidate

  • Ability to organise workloads and to prioritise effectively
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Full driving licence
  • Professional and courteous manner
  • Basic knowledge of health and safety and hygiene issues


  • Experience of Waste Operations within an event based venue
  • First Aid qualification
  • Fork lift licence
  • Manual Handling Training

Package Description


We also offer Sodexo Discounts site promoting discounted mobile phone tariffs, savings across restaurant chains and days out, where you and your family can save money on everything from your weekly food shop to the latest cinema blockbuster and much more

About the Company

In the UK and Ireland, Sodexo employs around 30,000 people, and partners with clients in many sectors across business and industry; schools and universities; sports and leisure; energy and resources; government and agencies; healthcare; justice and defence.

Sodexo’s connected; people-centric approach brings together a diverse range of expertise. The breadth of services it offers ranges from food and hospitality; cleaning; reception; concierge (Circles); security; property management and technical services through to data driven workplace strategy and design (Wx); employee engagement and recognition services (Sodexo Engage) and personal home services through Prestige Nursing + Care and the Good Care Group.

Vital Spaces is Sodexo’s value proposition that puts people at the heart of everything we do, bringing together services and solutions and focusing on the productivity and wellbeing of people wherever they are.

Sodexo is committed to being an inclusive employer; we welcome and encourage applications from people with a diverse variety of experiences, backgrounds and identities.

We’re a Disability Confident Leader employer. We’re committed to changing attitudes towards disability, and making sure disabled people have the chance to fulfil their aspirations.

We are building on our support to the Armed Forces community through the development of specific pathways within our recruitment process to  support ex-forces personnel and reservists, those applying for jobs with us who meet the ideal candidate criteria for the role advertised are guaranteed to progress to the selection process


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