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Environmental Advisor

  • Location: London
  • Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + car, pension, bonus per year
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted 30 days ago

  • Sector: Health and Safety, Construction
  • Contact: Chris Quinlan
  • Contact Email:
  • Start Date: 03/04/2021
  • Expiry Date: 12 May 2021
  • Job Ref: 392044CQN_1618232397

Environmental Advisor - North-East London (office base nr Shoreditch, projects across London) - £40k-£50k+package - civil engineering/rail projects

Key Responsibilities and Accountabilities:
 Assist in the project application of the Integrated Business Management System to meet the requirements of ISO 14001: 2015 and ISO 50001
 Head advisor for environmental issues on projects including design and construction stages
 Integrate and Manage contractors working on the project under Principal Contractor Role
 Manage early schemes through the Environment Impact Assessment process to obtain planning permission prior to works and satisfy planning requirements
 Advise projects to ensure that all identified Risks and Opportunities are managed
 Principal advisor for implementation of environmental sustainability standards on the projects including BREEAM and CEEQUAL
 Liaise with stakeholders to obtain licenses and consents for individual contracts and ensure compliance with these at all times.
 Provide support to the project teams to ensure all Management Plans, and associated documentation are produced in accordance with the project programme
 Deliver environment and sustainability training to all levels within the project team
 Carry out key project environmental inspections/audits
 Regularly review the environmental files, to ensure correct completion and filing of records in accordance with the project programme.
 Review ongoing environmental issues on projects to make sure work is being completed in accordance with the relevant standards, legislation and contract requirements.
 Ensuring environmental minimum requirements are met with the adoption and sharing of best practise and lessons learned shared across the business/industry.
 Act as a role model for the client's vision and values, behaving in ways that are in alignment with the client's ways of working. Encourage and support others to do so.
 Actively pursue staff to close out actions and supply requirements.
 Manage subcontractors and specialist consultants to ensure their compliance with project requirements
 Carry out incident investigations to assess root causes of incidents and share lessons learned within the business.
 Ensuring accurate reporting of periodic Key Performance Indicators (KPI)
 Carry out inspections, audits and third party audits on suppliers.
 Represent the Client and business at public engagement sessions
 Liaise with the community to look for engagement opportunities and mediate issues.

Person Specification
 Degree in an Environmental discipline or IEMA associate or foundation certification
 Practitioner member of the Institute of Environmental Management and Assessment.
 An effective communicator with confidence to speak in a wide range of audiences
 Organised with good time management skills
 Able to work on their own initiative
 Enthusiastic, motivated, hardworking and conscientious.
 Computer literate with excellent report writing skills

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