Environmental Advisor - Fixed Term 9 month contract

great salary + benefits
22 Feb 2012
22 Mar 2012
Full Time
Contract Type

Environmental Advisor is required on fix term contract covering maternity leave for 9 months in Manchester.

 You must have extensive experience with a large major contractor as an environmental advisor within construction industry.   You will assist with the development and implementation of the environmental elements of the integrated management system (IMS) including the production of documents to maintain our ISO14001 certification.

Principal responsibilities and accountabilities

·      Provide environmental support and advice to project teams

·      Assist the site based Waste Co-ordinators

·      Undertake site inspections and environmental audits

·      Assist in promoting and developing the company Environmental Management System

·      Assist  in promoting and developing the regional sustainability plan

·      Assist in the development of environmental objectives and targets regional  and monitor regional and business KPis

·      Undertake  practical monitoring on site and assist site in developing monitoring systems

·      Provide environmental fraining as required

·      Implement EMS within the regions and assist contracts to implement on a practical level(Including measuring tools 

·      Review tender information and contribute to submissions when necessary

·      Assist with environmental risk assessments and impact evaluation

·      Assist in the investigation of environmental incidents

·      Help in the identification and facilitation of best practice

·      Assist in the formulation of technical guidance information

·      Advise on BREEAM to pre and post construction

·      Liaise with enforcement bodies and customers

 Technical skills and experience

 ·      Previous extensive experience of compliance with environmental legislation and company management systems within a construction environment

·      Broad appreciation of business functions within a large organisation and the impact environmental matters can have

·      Thorough understanding of corporate strategy, values and objectives

·      Thorough knowledge of ISO14001 Environmental Management System and its implementation

·      Good  organisational, planning and time management skills; able to advise   multiple projects simultaneously without compromising on standards and quality

·      Professional and ethical approach to work; experience of facing decision making scenarios – balancing the needs of legislation and compliance with operational demands

·      Ability to develop friendly and professional customer focused relations with others

·      The ability to motivate employees to achieve high standards of compliance

·      Good communications skills, with the ability to simplify complex concepts both orally and in written form

·      Good  negotiation and diplomacy skills and the ability to convince senior colleagues of the need to develop solutions to the benefit of the business

·      Ability to clearly demonstrate high competence in areas of challenging, influencing and coaching

 ·      Educated to degree level or equivalent in a relevant subject matter

·      Chartered Environmentalist (CEnv) / MIEMA working towards chartered status

·      Recognised internal auditing qualifications

 For further information, please contact Stefanie McLernon on 0121 730 4140 or stefanie.mclernon@randstadcpe.com