Senior Environmental Advisor

  • Location

    Thurso, Highlands

  • Sector:

    Power, Nuclear and Utilities

  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    £49500.00 - £63192.00 per annum

  • Contact:

    Amanda Magee

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  • Published:

    about 1 month ago

  • Duration:

    March 2021

  • Expiry date:


  • Client:


Morson International has a contract opportunity for a SENIOR ENVIRONMENTAL ADVISOR. The service will be provided at our Clients Site, Dounreay.

Contract Duration: 21 March 2021
Hourly Rate based on a pa salary of £49,500 to £63,192 DOE
Hours of Work: 37.9 hours per week, Monday to Friday
SC Security Clearance will be required

* Degree in Environmental Studies or equivalent qualification plus experience.
* IEMA or equivalent membership required.

Desirable Experience & Attributes:
* Minimum of 5 years Environmental Advisor experience required.
* Minimum of 3 years Nuclear/Industrial experience required.
* Ability to build and maintain good working relationships with Stakeholders.
* Interpret and understand Environmental Regulations and management system requirements to provide appropriate advice to facilities and project teams.
* Self-motivated with the ability to work with limited supervision when producing environmental documentation in line with legislative and project requirements, including aspects assessments, BPM assessments and environmental support files.
* Demonstrate experience of managing specialist people and ideally teams.

ROLE - You will provide environmental support to DSRL that promotes and documents compliance with environmental legislation and adherence to the environmental safety strategy. You will be responsible for deploying the site's environmental safety strategy and delivering environmental advice to projects site-wide.

TASKS will include but not limited to:
* Support the implementation of improvements in the Environmental Management System. Act as a key stakeholder in a range of environmental processes, including DMRs, HAZOPs, UNOR investigations to implement management systems, standards and procedures.
* Coordinate the provision of environmental advice to facilities and project teams.
* Coordinate and produce environmental documentation in line with legislative and project requirements, including aspects assessments, BPM assessments and environmental support files.
* Coordinate and provide specialist environmental support to interface with SEPA on behalf of facilities and project teams.
* Review and report on the efficacy of environmental arrangements and resources in their area.
* Establish and report on internal checks and protocols for the environmental arrangements in their area.
* Participate in arrangements for the sharing of environmental knowledge and support to other site environmental specialists.
* Mentor environmental advisors on issues of continuing professional development, matters relating to regulatory compliance and environmental issues.
* Produce and deliver site and plant specific environment process and awareness training.
* Coordinate and deliver specified tasks from the CNO improvement plan.
* Coordinate technical secretarial support to relevant environmental committees.
* Represent DSRL at internal and external forums.
* Manage DSRL staff as a Line Manager.
* Perform the responsibilities of Management Appointments relevant to post. Be appointed to RWA Corporate Body.