PUBLIC HEALTH ENGLAND
£34,293 - £42,269, per annum, pro rata
Location: Porton Down
Public Health England provides strategic leadership and vision for protecting and improving the nation’s health. Its ambition is to lead nationally, and enable locally, a transformation in the health expectations of all people in England, regardless of where they live and the circumstance of their birth. It will achieve this through the application of research, knowledge and skills. PHE is an executive agency of the Department of Health. It is a distinct delivery organisation with operational autonomy to advise and support government, local authorities and the NHS in a professionally independent manner.
At Porton Down, we manufacture vaccines and therapeutics, carry out important research into human diseases and provide specialist testing and medical advice to health care services. Site Operations has responsibility for a broad range of services ensuring that these important public health activities are effectively supported and that the site is able to perform its Category 1 responder duties at all times.
The Environmental Manager will manage the site’s Environmental Management System (EMS), use established auditing tools to ensure continual improvement, and take a proactive approach in identifying the sites environmental management requirements and developing a suitable plan to meet those requirements.
The Environmental Manager will deliver site and corporate environmental targets and objectives by influencing members of staff and leveraging their change management skills. The Environmental Manager will keep members of staff aware of any environmental legislative and sustainable development issues that relate to the operations carried out on site.
The applicant will have significant knowledge of UK and EU environmental legislation and environmental management systems, such as ISO14001. They will also have good communication and computer skills to conduct training, complete audits, prepare documents, dashboards and management reports.
For further information or an informal discussion about the post, please contact George Ponsford (Estates & Facilities Manager) 01980 619711
Closing date: 11 June 2017.
Applicants are strongly advised to use the criteria in the person specification (available online) as sub-headings in their application to make it clear how they meet each of the selection criteria. Please also see job description for competencies.
Public Health England promotes diversity in the workplace and is an equal opportunities employer