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Environmental Lead

Essential Information

  • Location:Kent, South East, England
  • Sector:Sustainable Business
  • Salary:£450 - £550 per hour
  • Publish date:18/06/2024
  • Job ID:V-32818
What we need:

The GS2 Partnership are representing a major UK-based construction business dedicated to creating a sustainable future.

We are seeking a passionate and experienced Environmental Manager to join our client's team and lead their environmental and sustainability initiatives.

What you will do:

If you are dedicated to environmental management and enjoy working in construction to support environmental excellence, this role is perfect for you!

As an Environmental Manager, you will be at the forefront of ensuring regulatory compliance, providing expert advice, and driving sustainable innovation within the construction sector.

Key Responsibilities
- Conduct comprehensive environmental assessments and develop plans in line with the environmental management system.
- Lead and mentor a team, including an Environmental Advisors and a Senior Environmental Advisors.
- Ensure all activities comply with legal requirements and protect the environment.
- Monitor, analyse, and report on environmental performance, ensuring the provision of accurate environmental data.
- Perform inspections and audits following ISO 14001, permits, and environmental legislation, addressing non-conformance and recommending improvements.
- Identify compliance trends and develop strategies to address them.
- Provide incident management support, promoting best environmental practices.
- Ensure all incidents and near misses are reported, categorized, and corrective actions are taken, leading investigations when necessary.
- Support the development and implementation of business initiatives, plans, and strategies related to environmental management.

What you will need to succeed:
- Significant experience in an environmental role within the construction or utilities industry, with proven leadership capabilities.
- A degree in environmental science or a related field is desirable, along with membership in an environmental professional body.
- Experience managing complex environmental projects, including data management, reporting, and conducting investigations.
- In-depth knowledge of UK environmental legislation relevant to civil engineering and the utilities industries.
- Flexibility and a valid driving licence, as travel to various sites across Kent and the Southeast is required.

What you will get in return:
- Be part of a leading construction contractor dedicated to sustainability and environmental excellence.
- Work in a dynamic and supportive environment that values innovation and continuous improvement.
- Contribute to meaningful projects that impact communities and the environment positively.
- Paid a competitive daily rate of up to £550 per pay on an initial 6 month interim contract.

What to do now:
If you have a genuine passion for the environment and are eager to drive innovation and improvements, we would love to hear from you.

Please apply today by responding to this advert with your CV complete with contact details that we can reach you on.


Join us in making a difference and building a greener future!