Data Analyst (Waste Management) - Remote Working

Date: 20-Jan-2023

Location: London, GB, ME1 1AA

Company: Royal Mail Group

Job reference number 292386

£30,000 - £35,000 per annum (subject to experience), 6% bonus potential and pension scheme
22.5 days annual leave plus bank holidays

Full time, 37.5 hours per week


Remote Working



With over 2,600 sites, Royal Mail Group (RMG) has one of the largest corporate real estate and property portfolios in Europe. With a such large estate, the waste generated is immense; from food waste, recycling material to fleet and hazardous waste, we need to control and reduce our waste and data is one of the key factors to achieving this. 


Royal Mail Property & Facilities Management (PFSL) have a vacancy for a Data Analyst who will support the Waste Contract Manager in providing robust, accurate and timely reports relating to waste.  


The role
As a key member of the Facilities Management (FM) within FM Operations, you’ll provide a comprehensive data analysis and reporting service to the Environmental Team in relation to Royal Mail waste output. The majority of the data is via 3rd Party contracts which needs to be reported centrally to meet regulatory and environmental commitments.


In this key role, you’ll be accountable for the collation, compilation, dissemination and reporting of data with an intention that when better understood and managed, the waste volumes can be reduced or moved up the waste hierarchy with a preference for increased re-use or recycling.  


You’ll work with several providers to ensure regular accurate reporting and identify areas of opportunity to reduce costs, increase recycling income or reduce overall volumes. Providers include a range of services that generate waste from their operations on RMG premises including waste disposal companies, grounds maintenance, drainage maintenance, confidential waste contractors and catering providers.


Other accountabilities include:

•    Accountable for the quality and integrity of waste management data by weight, cost, and waste stream type submitted to PFSL and the rest of Royal Mail Group. 
•    Become the subject matter expert on waste data and support RMG in meeting its stated targets for waste reduction. 
•    Build relationships with similar role holders in 3rd party providers to improve the flow of information and develop more useful and usable data.
•    Carry out site visits and audits to ascertain the effectiveness of PFS Ltd third-party supply chain services and the data they produce with input from operational colleagues and RM customers. 
•    Be flexible in your approach and able to adapt, manage and where necessary drive supplier activity and reporting changes.


This is a UK based role with remote working, with ad-hoc travel to UK sites .  You must be flexible and able to travel to UK sites to attend meetings, training sessions as and when required.


About you
You need to demonstrate the following skills and experience on your CV:

•    A Numerate Degree or Relevant Numerate Technical qualifications at or above NVQ level  .
•    A level (or equivalent) in mathematics at A or B grade (essential requirement).
•    Proven extensive experience in reporting, data analysis and detailed data handing in a corporate environment (essential requirement).
•    Sector Specific knowledge for waste and recycling management or environmental field.
•    Extensive Excel experience at an advanced level for the analysis of data and production of reports (essential requirement).

•    Experience in using analytical software to mine data and produce reports.
•    Comprehensive analytical skills, with the ability to review and analyse performance data. budget information etc to identify and implement improvements. 
•    Strong presentation skills and communication, with the ability to effectively create and deliver effective written reports and verbal presentations. 
•    Proven track record of working at pace and the ability to meet targets and deadlines.
•    Skills in working with 3rd parties to obtain, interrogate and query the supply of data.


Closing Date: Monday 30th January. Please note, this advert may close early if the appropriate number of applications has been reached.

Interview Dates: We plan to hold the first stage interviews on the 10th/13th February


About Us
Royal Mail Property & Facilities Solutions is responsible for upgrading and safely maintaining one of the largest corporate real estates and property portfolios in Europe, with over 2,600 sites.


We pride ourselves in working to the highest standards of both technical assurance and customer service.  It’s our job to support Royal Mail in being the best delivery company in the UK and that it is fit for delivering to 29 million addresses nationwide, six days a week.


Through our core delivery pillars of Real Estate & Value Generation, Property Programmes & Projects, and Workplace Services, Royal Mail Property & Facilities Solutions plays a key role in keeping the mail moving.


Royal Mail Property & Facilities Solutions employs 3000 employees and is owned by Royal Mail Group Ltd.



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