Project Environmental Manager

  • Location

    Keswick, Cumbria

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    Building, Construction and Infrastructure

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    Vital Glasgow Construction

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  • Published:

    4 months ago

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Vital Human Resources are looking to appoint an experienced Project Environmental Manager for a Project based in Cumbria. They will manage the environmental function and drive continuous improvements in environmental performance across all business aspects for our clients. This is a significant opportunity for an Environmental Manager who wishes to take the next step in his/her career progression.

The role includes the following duties:

  • Develop, maintain, and review the Environmental programme(s) to ensure compliance with current and future legal, regulatory, customer and corporate requirements.
  • Manage regular strategic review of the Environmental function in the organisation and provide appropriate objectives and programmes to improve overall EHS performance and to defend against future liabilities.
  • Participate in management review meetings to present environmental performance, discuss upcoming environmental actions to improve functional performance, and proactively identify and promptly address any
  • Environment or Safety & Health issues which may affect operations or may provide strategic advantage to the business.
  • Lead the creation and maintenance of an appropriate 'best practice' EHS culture and philosophy through cross-functional cooperation, communications, promotions and training.
  • Establish and manage the implementation of environmental management programmes.
  • Responsible for development and enhancement of appropriate procedures, approvals, co- ordination and control of hazardous, regulated and solid wastes.
  • Represent the company on environmental affairs with relevant external parties ensuring adequate response to all regulatory and legal issues.
  • Provide support and assistance when required to Health & Safety team and lead by example at all times.
  • Manage all environmental regulatory reporting requirements. Responsible for emergency planning and take leadership role in environmental emergency situations.

Essential Experience / Skills and Qualifications

  • Main contractor / Site experience is essential with experience in a similar role.
  • Environmental Degree/Diploma is essential for all applicants
  • NEBOSH General Certificate in Health & Safety (or alternative) is a distinct advantage
  • IEMA Membership or other professional body membership with practical site experience is advantageous, but not essential to this role.

Please contact Jamie Nicholson or click "Apply now"