Senior Environmental Advisor

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Location North London, United Kingdom
Category Civil Engineering
Job Type Permanent
Salary £45K-£60k per year


A tier one utility contractor based in North London is seeking to appoint a Senior Environmental Advisor to provide assistance to the operational team with regards to Health, Safety and Environmental issues.
The main objective of the Senior Environmental Advisor is to assist in the project application of the Management System to meet the requirements of ISO 14001: 2015 and take a strategic lead in the sustainability strategy for the business.

This is a hybrid working role with a mixture of home and office/ site working.

The role

Responsibilities of the Senior Environmental Advisor will include:
-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.
-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.
-Ensuring environmental minimum requirements are met with the adoption and sharing of best practice and lessons learned shared across the business/industry.
-Manage subcontractors and specialist consultants to ensure their compliance with project requirements
-Carry out incident investigations, inspections, audits and third party audits on suppliers.
-Liaise with the community to look for engagement opportunities and mediate issues.
-Carry out any other duties appropriate to this post

Qualifications and experience required by the Senior Environmental Advisor:

-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
-Degree in an Environmental discipline and/or IEMA associate
-Practitioner member of the Institute of Environmental Management and Assessment.