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Updated: Apr 7, 2023

Sustainable Merton is Merton's local environmental charity. We are passionate about changing people’s behaviour in relation to climate change. We are a small team and undertake many different projects in our borough, often in collaboration with Merton Council and local organisations.

We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all sectors of the community.


The Wheel Project Manager

Are you passionate about waste reduction and the circular economy? Do you want to be part of a dynamic team making a real difference in the local community? We are now recruiting a Project Manager for The Wheel!

The Wheel ( aims to connect local waste reduction initiatives in the London Borough of Merton and build capacity in the local community to re-use and recycle products and materials whilst continuing to encourage residents and businesses to adopt waste reduction strategies.

As Project Manager, you will build on a successful first year for The Wheel and deliver an ambitious forward plan that will see work continue within the project's 3 strategic pillars: a digital hub, community waste reduction initiatives and resource-efficient high streets, and focus on communication, behavioural and infrastructural interventions.

Location: London Borough of Merton

Contract: Fixed term contract through to 31st March 2024, on an employed or self-employed basis

Hours: 28 hrs (4 days) per week with effect from 1st July (2 days a week from appointment until then to allow for handover/dual running with current staff member)

Salary: £28,000 for 4 days per week (FTE £35,000)

Closing Date: 5pm, Wednesday 26th April 2023

Interviews: Tuesday 2nd May 2023



Please email your updated CV detailing how you meet the person specification to before the closing date of 5pm on Wednesday 26th April 2023.

Please provide the contact details of your referees with your application. We will only contact

references once we have your written consent.

For more information about the role and our charity please download our job application pack. If you would like a copy of the annual impact report for The Wheel please email


Job Advert Pack - The Wheel Project Manager
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We look forward to hearing from you!


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