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Senior Environmental Advisor

  • Location: England, UX1 1AA
  • Salary: £40.00 - £60.00 per hour per hour
  • Job Type:Contract

Posted about 2 months ago

My client, part of a major HS2 JV, has asked me to assist in identifying and placing a Senior Environmental Advisor with their large team based at Uxbridge.

Key Responsibilities:

Understand the Client and Joint Venture Partners Environment and Sustainability Policies, Processes and statutory requirements as they affect the contracts operations and ensure that the requirements, as applicable within their discipline, are implemented on the project.

Provide operational and functional management advice to the construction team on the practical implementation of contract policies and processes.

Provide assurance to senior management team, understanding and communicating all key risks and relevant information as necessary to ensure sound environmental management across the contract.

Provide environmental specialism support to the commercial team for any scope changes, early warnings or other formal communications required with the client on environment matters.

Drive awareness for and delivery against contract targets, particularly reducing Carbon and striving to achieve no-net loss in biodiversity and CEEQUAL Excellent rating.

Manage the site-based Environmental Team within the delivery team while ensuring collaboration and team work across the contract.

Manage the development and structure of this team that ensures the ongoing needs of the Contract and individuals are met.

Ensure works are in line with the Environmental Management System, certified to ISO 14001:2015, ensuring it remains appropriate to all contract risks.

Monitor and report against performance against targets and drive innovation and continuous improvement throughout the contract team.


Main Responsibilities:

Understand the Client and Joint Venture Partners Environment and Sustainability Policies, Processes and statutory requirements as they affect the contracts operations and ensure that the requirements, as applicable within their discipline, are implemented on the project.


The Ideal Candidate:

Required qualifications, skills, behaviours and attributes

Significant environmental management experience in the construction industry on large infrastructure projects or equivalent, comparable industry/projects

Chartered Environmentalist, Full Member of the Institute of Environmental Management and Assessment (IEMA) or equivalent, and Lead Auditor qualifications, ideally also registered Environmental Auditor.

Excellent organisation, communication and time management skills.

Able to demonstrate experience successfully leading a team.

Project management and commercial awareness skills.

Able to communicate as part of the senior management team, influencing and driving change as required.

Demonstrates a passion for the Environment and Sustainability, driving innovation and a desire to positively influence and develop those around them.


If your skills and experience match the description above, please send your CV for immediate attention in complete confidence.

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