Environment Interface Manager

  • Location

    Birmingham, West Midlands

  • Sector:

    Rail Jobs and Transportation

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  • Salary:

    £275 - £400 per day

  • Contact:

    Rail Technical Team

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  • Published:

    7 months ago

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Environment Interfaces Manager (Central)

A leading client in the Rail Industry is recruiting for an Environment Interfaces Manager to work on a long-term contract basis, based in Birmingham.

Manage the key internal and external environmental interface relationships and associated products to ensure consistency of approach and quality.

Support the Central Environment Team's route-wide environmental assessment requirements and deliverables.
Support the development, management and monitoring of an integrated environmental programme that ensures timely and efficient delivery of environmental inputs and outputs across the different interface points.
Working closely with Senior Environment Managers, lead the co-ordination of responses to general internal and external enquiries on environmental (including EIA, TA and EqIA) matters.
Manage and approach route-wide technical stakeholder engagement.
Help and develop a sense of corporate identity.
Develop, manage and monitor an on-going programme (aligned to key milestones) of lessons learnt that can feedback internally or externally as required (e.g. to inform future phases, other major infrastructure projects or Government guidance).
Ensure full audit trail of key decisions and compliant data management to enable effective petition management, efficient handling of enquiries (including FOI and EIR) and to ensure that statutory requirements are met.


* Bachelor degree (or equivalent) in a relevant environmental/ built environmental discipline.
* Chartered membership (or working towards membership) of a relevant environmental/ built
* environmental organisation is desirable.
* Experience of working on environmental assessment (EIA) and design on large or complex
* infrastructure/ engineering projects.
* Experience of project management within a built environmental field.
* Knowledge of EU and UK environment legislation and current best practice guidance.
* Proven ability to manage individuals and to work across multidisciplinary teams.
* Strong numeracy, written and verbal communication skills and the aptitude to rationally explain,
* explore and discuss environmental issues to a range of stakeholders.
* Strong IT skills and proven working ability to use Office based software, including Word, Excel, Power
* Point, Outlook, coupled with an aptitude towards learning and utilising new software in the office
* environment (training is provided in the use of the internal document management systems). A good
* understanding of GIS, SharePoint and eB is also desirable.
* Experience of preparing/ reviewing material for legal counsel.
* Experience of development strategies and rolling them out across different teams and achieving buy-
* in from other team members.
* Experience of working under extremely tight deadlines and in a constantly changing project
* environment.