Environmental Interface Manager

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Recruiting for an Environment Interfaces Manager to work on a contract basis for a leading client within the Transportation Industry. Looking for a strong candidate who has exceptional communicational skills and ability to interface at different levels. We are seeking a self-starter who has the capability to work remotely until returning to the office based in central Birmingham.

Role is inside scope of IR35.

Paying £300-£330 per day.


Manage the key internal and external environmental interface relationships and associated products to ensure consistency of approach and quality. To act as a facilitator between Environment Teams helping deliver the environmental assessment work (including associated assessments) with programme, organisational, sponsor and parliamentary requirements.


Support the Central Environment Team's route‐wide environmental assessment requirements and

deliverables by facilitating and supporting close working between Teams to ensure consistency of approach and quality.

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.

Lead the co‐ordination of responses to general internal and external enquiries (including FOI, EIR and PQ requests) on environmental (including EIA, TA and EqIA) matters to ensure timely, consistent, robust and assured responses.

Manage and approach to route‐wide technical stakeholder engagement via various different forums to obtain information to inform the development of the route‐wide assessment and design and to ensure the stakeholder's environmental and sustainability requirements are understood and managed so as to minimise petition risk and to support the development of a world class railway.

Manage and co‐ordinate route‐wide environmental instructions to Counsel and Parliamentary Agents to support the development of, and response to, key strategic issues and ensure a clear and accessible audit trail.

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.

Support route‐wide environmental input into reports and briefings to Ministers to

enable robust decision making.


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 buyin from other team members.

Experience of working under extremely tight deadlines and in a constantly changing project