About the Client: The Group we represent are renowned in the RC Frame sector carrying out complex projects and they also have a principle Contractor sector carrying out high-end fitout projects. The predominately work the London market but occasionally carry out projects across the UK. They work across multiple sectors including residential, commercial, infrastructure, retail, defence, and leisure.
About the Role: My client are looking for an Environmental & Sustainability Manager to manage all aspects of the Group’s environmental and sustainability impacts. While the role includes core responsibilities, there is an opportunity to innovate and drive improvements across the business. This position will suit an environmental professional who is looking for an environmental and sustainability position with a broad range of responsibilities within the construction sector. The ideal candidate will be an enthusiastic environmental professional, capable of critical thinking, who wants to contribute to positive change. The Environmental and Sustainability Manager is a member of the OHSEQ Team reporting to the OHSE Director. Your responsibilities will include;

  • Providing technical support to construction projects (and our yard team) to ensure statutory, client and company standards are satisfied or exceeded.
  • Providing technical support to the tender team by identifying risks and opportunities and assessing associated tender/project impacts.
  • Delivering company compliance obligations – ESOS, SECR, Consents/Permits etc.
  • Completing internal OHSE audits.
  • Developing and delivering environmental training.
  • Collecting, analysing, and reporting environmental data.
  • Maintain company certification – BES6001, FSC, PEFC, waste carriers license.
  • Maintain and update the environmental management system in compliance with ISO14001:2015.
  • Identify, trial, and implement environmental initiatives and innovation to support the delivery of the environmental strategy.
  • Review and update the environmental strategy.
  • Set, communicate, and work towards delivering environmental objectives and targets.
  • Completing supplier grading and working with suppliers to understand and use innovative materials and equipment.
  • Maintaining the legal register, understanding, and communicating the relevance of legislative changes.
  • Investigating and managing significant environmental incidents.
  • Preparing site plans.
  • Delivering environmental aspects of the graduate scheme.

Key Skills and Experience

  • Good understanding of environmental and sustainability risks and opportunities within the construction industry.
  • Strong working knowledge of relevant environmental legislation.
  • Experience of sustainability assessments (BREEAM, LEED, WELL).
  • Experience of ESOS and SECR.
  • Experience of BES6001, FSC and PEFC certification.
  • Experience of Section 61 Agreements and Trade Effluent Consents
  • A strong understanding of contaminated land management.
  • Membership of a relevant professional body e.g., IEMA.

About the Benefits: You will be working for a leading contractor in the market and take the sustainability and environmental lead for them. You will be rewarded with an excellent salary and package.  

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