Senior Environmental Advisor

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Location HOVE, United Kingdom
Category Civil Engineering
Job Type Permanent
Salary £45K + Package


A regional civil engineering contractor that turnover £90 M per annum have an opportunity for a Senior Environmental Advisor join their team in North London.
The company operate carry out infrastructure projects for a range of clients including local authorities and major developers across the South East of England.
This position offers the opportunity to join an established business and develop a rewarding long-term career in procurement. Working in a fast paced environment
this role will suit a good organiser with excellent attention to detail.

The Role
Assist in the project application of the Management System to meet the requirements of ISO 14001: 2015
Take a strategic lead in the sustainability strategy for the business
Consolidate data for scope 1, 2 and 3 and report in line with the company objectives and goals.
Lead advisor for environmental issues on projects including design and construction stages
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
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.
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.
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.

Experience Required
Suitable applicants will be educated to Degree level in an Environmental discipline and/or IEMA associate and will be able to demonstrate previous experience working as an Environmental Advisor within the construction or civl engineering sector.