Graduate Project Development Worker job in Forres at ScotGrad

Graduate Project Development Worker

Company: ScotGrad

Location: Forres UK

Date Posted:Aug 29, 2017

Moray Waste Busters, established in 2002 and based in Forres, is a social enterprise which promotes public awareness of the “3 R’s” (Reduce-Reuse-Recycle).   We are now offering an exciting 12 month placement for a graduate with skills in project management. The placement will involve supporting the development of our organisation’s business and marketing plans to aid us in achieving our environmental commitments. Moray Waste Busters’ main environmental aim is to divert reusable items away from landfill and back into the community. In line with Scottish Government policy, we also aim to reach their commitment of a zero-waste society. We are currently entering into a period of significant business growth which has resulted in the need to expand onto a new site. We are  investigating ways in which this new site could be developed with the aim of reaching our targets for zero-waste. The successful candidate will help support the planning and coordination of Moray Waste Busters’ move to the new site within a set timeframe.  Specific tasks include:Supporting the development and subsequent implementation of a plan for the creation of new premises;The research and creation of the layout and flows of products, services and people around the new site;Supporting in the development and implementation of a new business plan;Development and implementation of a new marketing strategy;Researching the re-use opportunities of second hand modular buildings and shipping containers.QualificationsMinimum undergraduate degree, preferably related to business studies or marketing. Other subjects accepted provided the candidate has the required skills.  Skills / Experience Essential SkillsUnderstanding of business and marketing principlesEnjoy working as part of a team but also able to work independentlyAbility to work proactively and to prioritise workloadStrong presentation,  communication and influencing skillsAbility to carry out effective and independent researchAccess to own transportCommitment to the 12-month placementDesirable SkillsExperience of developing business/marketing strategiesUnderstanding of waste management and environmental principlesInterest in community engagementEnvironmental awarenessMoray Waste Busters is a social enterprise and charity whose main aim is to reduce waste going to landfill by diverting it and selling it on at a fair price. They also raise awareness of reducing waste in the community by organising educational visits to local schools and groups and by offering volunteer placements to local people.Expected Start Date: 01/12/2017 View full job description
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