Career changing roles at Adapt Biogas

4 October 2022

We are pleased to see the continuing growth of career-changing roles in the renewable energy sector, specifically in Anaerobic Digestion.  As our business continues to grow with our second AD plant coming on stream soon, we are looking for an exceptional candidate to join our team and progress a career in the growing and exciting renewable energy sector with us!

What can we share with you about this role? Firstly, the important parts: salary and benefits!

  • Electric company car/car allowance
  • Bonus – up to 10% of salary
  • Holiday – 25 days plus 8 bank holidays
    Plus, other benefits

Salary – £50,000-£60,000 (depending on experience**)

(**We would be interested in offering a flexible approach to this salary for an exceptional, experienced candidate.)

So, what will the role include:


The person in this job should be friendly, assertive, independent, quick paced and have the ability to motivate others. Contactability and communication are paramount, as the job environment may require the active influencing and persuading of a variety of people in changing situations. Being proactive and energetic in managing various tasks will be key to success in the role.


  • Effective and economic procurement of feedstocks for our anaerobic digestion and associated businesses
  • Initiate contact with decision makers at prospective feedstock suppliers through networking and development of existing relationships
  • Manage existing external relations, develop new relationships, and win new contracts for operational supplies to our biogas production sites
  • Ensure pipeline of feedstock supply is up to date and sufficient to meet future requirements, clear visibility of rolling 12-month feedstock delivery plan
  • Work closely with internal customers, e.g., Plant Managers, to agree on feedstock requirements, pricing, budgets and forecasts
  • Lead, negotiate and manage commercial contracts to ensure the best value and benefit
  • Effective end-to-end management of feedstock for existing and new streams
  • Identification and preparation of tender opportunities in the public and private sectors
  • Oversee the supplier and delivery administration, ensuring that all operational, commercial, and compliance requirements are satisfied (e.g., waste transfer notes and pre-acceptance agreements)
  • Responsibility to keep up to date with relevant legislation
  • Ensure Procurement and related KPI targets are met
  • Actively promote the profile and awareness of the Adapt Biogas brand with all current and prospective stakeholders (including, but not limited to PR and industry events)

Skills & Experience Required

  • 3+ years’ senior experience in supply chain, procurement or commercial; ideally in, but not limited to, waste, agriculture or FMCG
  • Proactive and driven in developing and securing new relationships, great people skills and proven experience in creating and maintaining strong client relations
  • Proven strong influencing and negotiating skills
  • Ability and experience in thinking strategically across a range of commercial opportunities
  • Proven account management experience
  • Track record of improving team KPIs
  • Passion for green energy
  • Full UK driving license as this role will involve travel to client sites

Our Managing Director, James Thompson, added:

“This is a pivotal role in our business and presents a fantastic opportunity for you to expand the role as our business continues to grow. We are looking for a proactive and energetic individual that can hit the ground running, and rise to the exciting challenges ahead.”

We are always on the end of the phone if you would like to speak to any of our senior management team about the role.

To apply, please send a CV and covering letter to

Click here to download the job specification and further information.

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