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Environment Lead

Reporting into the Hinkley Marine Project HSES Manager.
Integrates directly with the Marine HSE Lead.
Ensures environmental and sustainability requirements of the BMS / EMS are met and exceeded.
Provides projects with direct technical advice, guidance & support, delivers on programme and project-based risk mitigation, supports work winning through collaborative contract building and actively contributes to learning, sharing and best practice.
Provide integrated support and advice to operational teams on all aspects of environmental management, developing environmental documentation, meeting legal and company standards and helping deliver a culture of continual improvement.
Understand and work with Clients and Regulators to ensure their environmental requirements are complied with. Deliver programme and project mitigation measures, sustainability of works and engagement with local stakeholders and members of the public as required.
• Able to conduct organisational E&S visits & investigations
• Project manage improvements
• Support internal project tenders and commercial team in advancing the contract
• Produce business cases, develop Involved plans, measure outcomes, collate data, undertakes analysis - return analysis and report to HSES Manager and Operational Teams
• Understands legal and BMS / EMS requirements, ability to use specific sustainability tools, able to explain policy issues and interactions
• Deliver value adding environment projects and support ecological enhancements
• Liaise with client, regulatory bodies and subcontractors on matters of environmental management and sustainability.
• Lead in development and maintenance of environmental management plans and environmental risk assessments
• Provide on-site advice to operations and design teams on environmental management, compliance and project specific mitigation measures including pollution control and ecology protection
• Investigate environmental incidents and support the business to implement controls to prevent repeat occurrence - lead on serious investigative matters
• Instrumental in the implementation of the project environmental management systems on project sites, advising the HSES Manager on strategy and best course of action
• Be aware of any changes to standards and legislation and where applicable recommend changes to systems and processes
• Deliver environmental training, toolbox talks and undertake onsite coaching
• Produce internal and external reports as required, e.g. case studies, environmental performance, monthly reports, project level reports etc..
• Support assurance activities, facilitating external audits by clients and certification bodies
• Assist in the development and production of key performance indicators and management reports
• Support and assist in the management and development of the Marine E&S Adviser
• Offshore and nearshore experience, with excellent knowledge of conditions arising from work in intertidal zones
• CDM knowledge / experience - particularly in the role of the Principal Contractor and Client. Ability to demonstrate working alongside Contractors in the supply chain.
• Strong knowledge of environment management and sustainability issues
• Educated to degree level in Environmental Science, Environmental Management or similar applicable subjects to role
• Thorough knowledge of Environmental Legislation (UK)
• Practical experience and knowledge of environmental legislation, ecology mitigation, environmental licences and consent applications and regulators
• Understanding of ecological matters and environmental law including PLANC management and implementation / derivation of necessary conditions and requirements
• Knowledge and understanding of commercial functions of large / major / mega projects - how to interpret the effects of and implement the requirements of works information
• Demonstrable experience in producing, implementing, and monitoring Environmental Management Plans
• Understanding of the Construction operating environment, including that of onshore and offshore environments
• Literate in MS Office - Word, Excel, Outlook
• Excellent interpersonal and influencing skills
• PIEEM or Practitioner IEMA Membership (experience and alternative accreditations will be considered)
• Behavioural - Team working, stakeholder engagement, public speaking, coaching Implementing Licence conditions (UK)
• Marine Mammal Observer / Management
• Biodiversity experience
• Role experience:
o Environmental Manager 5+ years
o Environmental Lead 5+ years
o Managing and development of an Environmental Team (minimum of 2 subordinates)
• Desirable:
o Environmental Lead Auditor qualification
o Drilling experience
o Heavy lift experience
• Full UK driver's licence and flexibility to travel