TECHNICAL OFFICER


E-waste Producer Responsibility Organization (EPRON) is an industry led non-Governmental and not-for profit Producer Responsibility Organization (PRO) set-up to coordinate the environmentally sound management of electronic waste (e-waste) in Nigeria and like all other PROs to provide a level playing platform for Producers, Collectors, Recyclers and liason with Regulators while implementing the Extended Producer Responsibility (EPR). 

Role Goal:

We seek to hire a technical officer to support the fulfillment of the aspiration of EPRON’s technical unit, which is to apply circular economy principles to minimize e-waste and ensure the effective implementation of product take back and environmentally sound management of e-waste in Nigeria. The technical unit is therefore responsible for developing and coordinating the successful implementation of the e-waste collection across the country and ensuring that the e-waste is recycled according to prescribed regulatory standards.

Job Description

 

Handles general administrative and logistics support related to collection and recycling which includes:

 

  • Coordinating the process of registering new Recyclers and Collectors and renewing registration for existing recyclers and collectors
  • Coordinating recycling collection schedules to optimize service and efficiency
  • Assist in carrying out month end reconciliations and ensure adherence to the agreed annual budget;
  • Coordinating the movement of recycling materials from Collectors to Recyclers
  • Verifying collectors and recyclers invoices to ensure accuracy
  • Entering e-waste data into the program database and checking to ensure the accuracy of the data
  • Preparing reports on the amount of e-waste generated, collected and recycled
  • Processing recyclers and collectors’ invoices for payment
  • Supporting the development of recycling plans
  • Reports short falls violations of existing collection and recycling standards
  • Providing customer support services
  • Other activities as may be communicated by the line Manager.

Reporting line: Reports directly to the Technical Manager

                                                                

PERSON SPECIFICATION

 

Qualifications:

 

Education: B.Sc. or HND degree in an environmental related course from an accredited Institution

Experience: 1-3-year(s) experience in participating in environmental projects

Behavioral Competences

 

  • Self-motivated and demonstrate a sense of ownership with high level of commitment.
  • Must demonstrate excellent verbal and written communications skills
  • Excellent ability to pay attention to details
  • Have the ability to work to time constraints
  • Must demonstrate excellent leadership with the ability to
  • Ability to build strong external relationships amongst Stakeholders
  • Must have a metrics-driven and reconciling mindset.
  • Must have excellent execution skills and be passionate about achieving high levels of excellence.
  • Must be innovative and in tune with industry/market developments.
  • Must demonstrate exceptional analytical and quantitative skills.
  • Must be able to manage time, prioritize tasks and work under pressure
  • Excellent project management skills and a hands-on approach.

Remuneration Package and Benefits:

EPRON offers a competitive remuneration package.

Please include a one-page SUITABILITY SUMMARY (word or pdf format) along with your Curriculum Vitea to humanresources@epron.com.ng