Environmental Advisor

South East (Home Counties)
£27500 - £28500 Per Annum
05 Nov 2013
03 Dec 2013
Tom Wood
Job Level
Contract Type
Full Time
Job Title: Environmental Advisor
Job Type: Permanent
Salary: £27,500 - £28,500 + Benefits
Location: South-East
Consultant: Tom Wood
Reference: EA28

The Organisation:

The Green Recruitment Company is delighted to be representing an award-winning business, delivering sustainable solutions for the design, building and maintenance of the UK`s transport infrastructure in their search for an Environmental Advisor. The company is part of an international organization and is looking to recruit an Environmental Advisor in the central and environmental services to be based in their South-East office.

The Role:

The Environmental Advisor will support the business with all aspects of environmental management; providing specialist advice and training, and promoting best practice to achieve legislative compliance and environmental sustainability. The Environmental Advisor will undertake internal audits at company locations ensuring the effective implementation of the environmental management system (EMS), finding and implementing improvements as appropriate. The Environmental Advisor will prepare statistical data and reports to demonstrate performance in respect of compliance and environmental sustainability

Key tasks will include;

• Provide support and guidance to company personnel on environmental issues including risk minimisation through good practice, legislative compliance and application of the EMS
• Assist with the development, maintenance and improvement of the Environmental Management System
• Plan, programme and undertake internal environmental audits
• Review compliance with legal and corporate requirements
• Provide assistance as necessary with environmental permit and licence applications
• Improve environmental sustainability, assist with cost/benefit analysis to assess opportunities and share best-practice
• Provision of training on environmental issues to all levels of the business, including formal in-house training courses
• Assist with the collation and analysis of Greenhouse Gas Emissions data and contribute to the development and delivery of the Emissions Reduction Plan
• Provide support to activity managers during Third Party assessments as required
• Assist with the preparation of management system performance data

Person Specification: The Environmental Advisor will need to have;

• Degree level qualification in Environmental Science or similar, or
• Sound basic education with specific environmental training e.g. Foundation Certificate in Environmental Management (IEMA)
• Internal EMS Auditor

The Environmental Advisor will have ideally have experience in;

• Experience of environmental management, including audit function
• Knowledge of key UK environmental legislation
• Understanding of environmental sustainability, including measurement and management of Greenhouse Gas Emissions
• Experience in the development, implementation and maintenance of Environmental Management Systems
• Thorough knowledge of ISO 14001
• Working knowledge of ISO9001 and OHSAS 18001 standards (preferred)

To apply for this role please send your CV to:
Tom Wood


Please get in touch with any queries on:
+44(0) 203 002 2877

The Green Recruitment Company is an Employment Business for interim, contract and temporary recruitment and acts as an Employment Agency in relation to permanent vacancies

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