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  • Location

    Swindon, Wiltshire

  • Sector:

    Rail Jobs and Transportation

  • Job type:

    Contract

  • Salary:

    Up to £300 per day

  • Contact:

    Tim Jordan

  • Contact email:

    tim.jordan@morson.com

  • Job ref:

    178988TJ_1597680845

  • Published:

    3 months ago

  • Duration:

    6 months

  • Expiry date:

    2020-08-24

  • Start date:

    ASAP

  • Client:

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Our client looking for an Environment Specialist to come in and join the team based in Swindon. You will be supporting the business with their Civils portfolio working on a range of large enhancement projects. You will also support the team based in Reading on the Western Rail link to Heathrow project.
You will need to be IEMA qualified as a minimum and will preferably come from a Rail background or alternatively an Engineering or Construction environment.

What you will do:

* Monitor sustainability performance of the business and produce/contribute to reports to evidence performance
* Deliver and manage sustainability projects and campaigns as required within time and budget to improve sustainability performance of the business.
* Provide input to the creation and implementation of sustainability plans, strategies, standards, procedures and management systems to comply with corporate requirements.
* Work collaboratively with all parts of Network Rail to promote the sustainability agenda and improve sustainability performance.
* Subject to the approval of the Government and Corporate Affairs function, liaise with Governmental departments and establish networks with people and organisations that can help Network Rail reach its objectives.
* Prepare presentations, papers and promotional literature to raise awareness, both within Network Rail and across the industry, of the work of the Environment and Sustainable Development team.
* Identify opportunities to improve sustainability performance across the business and produce proposals for their implementation.
Your experience will include:

Essential

* Educated to a degree standard or equivalent
* Membership of a relevant professional institution
* Good communication, influencing and report writing skills.
* Good project management skills
* Comprehensive knowledge and appreciation of sustainability issues
* Specialist knowledge in one or more areas of sustainability, e.g. energy and carbon, climate change, biodiversity, air quality, noise, environmental management, social performance.

Desirable

* Experience in implementing environment and sustainability requirements in an infrastructure setting, preferably in the railway industry.
* Experience of implementing and maintaining environmental management systems