ENVIRONMENT AND SOCIAL SPECIALIST

Recruiter
Confidential
Location
Chippenham
Salary
Competitive
Posted
21 Jul 2021
Closes
18 Aug 2021
Sectors
Engineering
Contract Type
Contract
Hours
Full Time
ENVIRONMENT AND SOCIAL SPECIALIST

Areas of Responsibility

Develop environmental documentation including Environment and Social Management Plans (ESMPs), Environment and Social Risk Assessments (ESRAs) and Site Waste Management Plans

Provide input to project planning in relation to ecology, contaminated land, waste, water and pollution prevention.

Identify and assist in the implementation of environmental and social opportunities

Facilitate the delivery of social value across the business

Facilitate the integration of environmental documentation and social sustainability objectives / targets within the project team

Manage and undertake environmental inspections and audits of projects and offices/depots

Support any environmental and/or social incident investigations

Develop and assist in the delivery of environmental and social training to staff and contractors

Review new environmental and social legislation and best practice

Support the business in ensuring compliance against statutory, project and other identified requirements

Provide technical environmental and social advice to all areas of the business (e.g. bidding, commercial, construction, design, etc) and interface with the client / other contractors

Educational Requirements

Degree or diploma in environmental management or equivalent

Minimum 3 years professional experience (preferably within environmental management)

Practitioner Membership of IEMA (or equivalent)

Knowledge & Experience

Ability to draft to and prepare formal reports

Actively engaged in Continuing Professional Development (CPD) activities

Knowledge of ecology, waste management or contaminated land management with general knowledge of other areas

Experience within construction industry desired with rail industry experience preferable but not essential

Ability to engage with both office and site-based personnel and provide constructive feedback and guidance on environmental management issues

Good attention to detail

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