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Environmental Manager

Job Category:  Project Management / Controls
Contract Partner Company:  Jobs Service
Employing Company:  Balfour Beatty

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Choose an Environmental Management career with Balfour Beatty and feel the personal and professional benefit of collaboration at work.  We believe in working differently and, as part of the team on our Power, Transmission and Distribution projects, our forward thinking and innovative approach are setting standards for the rest of the utilities industry to follow.

This is a project which inspires collaboration by its very nature due to its significant scale and complexity.

On completion, Hinkley will be the first of a new generation of nuclear power stations and the first to be built in the UK for more than 20 years.


What you'll be doing


  • As the Environmental Manager you will manage/lead the sustainability/environmental advisors within the allocated area and provide sustainability and environmental co-ordination, support and advice to the projects and regional teams on all aspects of sustainability and the environment, meeting legal and company standards and helping deliver a culture of continual improvement.
  • Ensuring contractual and regulatory requirements are delivered and directly partnering with the Project Directors/Heads of Operations.
  • You will lead and manage the overall capability, development, deployment and performance of the Environment and Sustainability delivery team for a project portfolio, focusing on the implementation of the E+S strategy for the projects and provide professional E+S services to the projects.
  • Providing E+S Leadership, you will advise and guide all levels within the business; Regional Managers, Project Managers, Project Engineers, peers, operatives, office staff and subcontractors, whilst managing, supporting, developing and coaching Environmental and Sustainability Advisors.
  • Co-ordinate specific environmental and sustainability commitments and initiate project impact assessments for multiple contracts and project teams, management of sustainability and environmental risks and mitigation, consultation with clients, stakeholders and regulators and produce environment and sustainability reports externally for customers and internally for the projects as required, utilising the findings from reporting data, assessments, external and internal audits to drive sustainability action plans and inform key business decisions.



Who we're looking for


  • Proven experience in the Civils/Utilities industry in an environmental and/or sustainability roleProven experience of leading a team
  • Cost estimation and commercial awareness
  • Degree in relevant field
  • MS Office – Word, Excel, Outlook, Power Point to a high standard
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills with ability to operate in a range of environments
  • Able to demonstrate the ability to positively influence environment and sustainability within projects
  • Excellent organisational skills
  • Experience in implementing ISO



The following qualities/experience are desirable:


  • Internal environmental auditor qualification Master’s degree in relevant field
  • Health and Safety qualification
  • Knowledge of the Construction Industry
  • Working under or delivering a DCO


For this role you must have evidence of right to work in the UK. As a project, we do not discriminate on the grounds of age, gender, race, colour, religion, disability or sexual orientation, and we welcome applications from all sections of the community.