Title:  State Manager Resource Recovery


SA, AU, 5084

A Veolia Career:

Here, you’ll join a team of passionate innovators... and good humans. Our environmental solutions help customers preserve and renew our natural resources, creating a better future for our planet. Here, you’ll have the opportunity to build your career, and a more sustainable world. Visit our careers website to learn more and meet some of our fantastic team.

The Opportunity:

As the State Manager Resource Recovery, you’ll play a critical role in leading our Resource Recovery business across South Australia. Working in a driven and collaborative team, you’ll manage the business unit providing resources, visible leadership and a commitment to ensure efficient, cost-effective and profitable operations that are safe, legally, environmentally and ethically responsible.

This role is an integral part of the SA Waste business and provides an opportunity to develop Veolia's impact and influence across the region. You will oversee the overall business strategy, performance, and growth within the region alongside the State Manager Waste - SA.

This is an exciting opportunity as our new CEO (promoted from within the business) plans to implement an ambitious growth strategy for our ANZ region.

You’ll need:

  • Tertiary qualifications in Business Management or equivalent and significant operations experience
  • Previous experience across the operations and management of a large landfill and understanding of the waste management industry is desirable
  • Knowledge and understanding of EPA regulations and other legislative requirements
  • A high level of commercial acumen and the ability to analyse and interpret financial information
  • Demonstrated success in driving and implementing business strategy and operational efficiencies
  • Extensive experience and demonstrated success in people management
  • The ability to juggle multiple projects simultaneously, effectively prioritise tasks and meet deadlines while driving results
  • Outstanding interpersonal skills, including ability to clarify, resolve issues, make decisions and mentor team members
  • To be able  to build strong working relationships with customers and internal stakeholders

In this role, you’ll discover:

Great people... and a company that cares 
From your teammates onsite and across South Australia, to colleagues and partners across Veolia, you’ll find people who care about doing a good job. And you’ll belong in a company that truly cares - about the customer, the community, the environment... and you.

‘Team’ works here - it’s who we are 
Reporting to the State Manager - Waste,  you’ll manage the a team, and liaise with staff members across the business to ensure a smooth daily operation across the region. And you’ll learn from your team mates, as much as they’ll learn from you. 

Stimulation and challenge, delivered
Your day-to-day work will centre on best practice people management, team performance, and development. You’ll also be called upon to provide your business expertise on a range of projects across the region as we look to build Veolia’s presence and impact. 

Opportunity and growth, there for the taking
As a State Manager with Veolia ANZ, you’ll experience the key ingredients of an operations team that succeeds and prides themselves on safety. You’ll extend and finesse your skills to help us keep growing - and exceed our goals. Professional development opportunities will prepare you for an ongoing career in this space. 


At Veolia we value diversity, equality and inclusion, we are committed to providing working environments where everyone is included and treated fairly and with respect. We welcome and encourage people of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander descent and people from diverse backgrounds to apply.