Landfill Manager


Muscat, Oman

Posted on: 6 May 2024

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Employment: Full Time

Overall Responsibilities
The landfill Manager is responsible for overseeing all operations and activities at the landfill site. This includes managing daily landfilling operations, supervising 30+ staff in 2 shifts, ensuring regulatory compliance, managing budgets and costs, coordinating with local authorities and community groups, supervising the landfill cell closures, landfill gas extraction & treatment (flaring); landfill gas to energy or any other activity related, and developing policies and procedures.

Specific Duties
- Coordinate and oversee daily waste acceptance, waste placement/compaction, earthmoving, road maintenance, litter control, heavy equipment activities, leachate treatment activities; LF gas treatment activities, LF gas to Energy activities, and any other activity in the landfill site.
- Ensure landfill policies, procedures, and best practices are followed to maintain a safe, efficient, and compliant operation.
- Supervise, train and evaluate landfill staff including technicians; equipment operators, maintenance crew, administrative staff, etc.
- Track operational costs/budgets and prepare a saving plan.
- Ensure compliance with contract terms and conditions, local, country regulations including permitting, waste acceptance, environmental controls, etc.
- Coordinate construction activities for new landfill cells and closure activities on completed cells.
- Liaise with regulators, authorities, officials, and other stakeholders.
- Collect and evaluate environmental monitoring data; submit regulatory reporting.
- Follow, develop, implement, and update Standards Operations Procedures (SOPs), emergency plans, safety policies, environmental controls, and other operating procedures.
- Lead the QHSE within the site.
- Ensure a high level of integrity towards the client by handling the client meeting and submitting the documents on time.
- Provide technical support to the Proposal team on new projects.


- Bachelor’s degree, in environmental science or related field.
- 10+ years experience in landfill operations, and integrated waste management systems including leachate treatment, LF gas treatment, and LF gas to energy.
- Solid waste management certifications.
- Budget management skills.
- Strong leadership and communication abilities.
- IOSH and/or NEBOSH certificate.
- IT literate with experience in operational management systems.
- Valid GCC driving license.


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