Environmental Manager

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  • Location

    Birmingham, West Midlands

  • Sector:

    Building, Construction and Infrastructure

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  • Salary:

    £400.00 - £450.00 per day

  • Contact:

    Paul Stroud

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  • Published:

    7 months ago

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Main purpose of role:
Provide environmental assurance and support for work undertaken to ensure that work packages are designed and delivered in accordance with the HS2 environment contract requirements

Key Elements
* ISO14001
* Auditing
* Carbon management (PAS2080 experience preferable but not essential, it's a very new standard, and ESOS)
* Sustainable procurement

Key responsibilities and duties:
Role specific

* Provide comprehensive knowledge and understanding of the HS2 contract requirements relating to environmental management
* Identify opportunities for implementing best practice and innovation to achieve cost and programme efficiencies and risk mitigation. Record achievements in best practice case studies
* Provide a main point of contact for project managers for allocated work packages
* Provide a main point of contact for the client environment team for allocated work packages
* Lead and coordinate communications with external stakeholders in relation to HS2 environmental contract requirements, including consent granting bodies
* Support the initial identification of environmental requirements and deliverables for work packages for inclusion in requests for scope and price from DJV and other suppliers
* Provide a main point of contact for DJV and other suppliers in relation to the ongoing identification and delivery of environmental deliverables throughout the CMO, design phase and delivery
* Review all deliverables against HS2 environmental contract requirements and provide assurance in accordance with management processes
* Undertake assurance in accordance with management processes including document control, audit, non-conformance, surveillance inspections and incidents
* In consultation with the project manager and commercial team provide support to suppliers to ensure that PMU and vehicle and plant use data is submitted on time each period
* Provide specialist advice to project managers for allocated work packages in relation to HS2 contract environmental requirements, management processes, and any other legal requirements
* Support the project managers in the delivery of work packages to cost and programme, identification of risks, and opportunities for efficiencies
* Support the supply chain in delivering HS2 contractual requirements
* Collaborate with colleagues and suppliers on the delivery of project wide programmes and requirements including BREEAM, no net loss, and carbon management, and take a lead role if required by the sustainability manager
* Support the sustainability manager in the maintenance and development of the management arrangements including preparation for ISO14001:2015 certification audits, revision of the CMO EMP and associated documents
* Support the sustainability manager and consents manager in the maintenance and development of the consents management arrangements
* Provide a main point of contact in relation to allocated work packages for interfacing disciplines including construction management, procurement, design and engineering, community engagement, consents, health and safety
* Support the sustainability manager in the preparation of weekly and four-weekly updates and board report, and the identification of matters for escalation to the project director and, or, client
* Identify requirements and deliver training and awareness briefings to colleagues and suppliers
Qualifications and training:

* Degree or equivalent in environmental related subjects
* IEMA practitioner or equivalent
* Excellent interpersonal skills
* Experience in being able to interpret complex sets of information in a project management setting

* Five years experience in construction, project management, or environmental consultancy
* Chartered Environmentalist and FIEMA or equivalent
* Experience in using GIS and document management systems
* Project management qualification such as APMP or PRINCE2