Environmental Manager

£300 - £330 per day
01 Jun 2017
29 Jun 2017
Tom Mann
Contract Type
Full Time
Role & Responsibilities:

* To ensure all client requirements are met for the hybrid Bill (and in particular the Environmental Impact Assessment Report).
* Provide client advice to develop environmental design solutions and ensure that environmental sustainability issues continue to be embedded as an integral part of the project design in accordance with the HS2 Sustainability Policy and Sustainability Approach Document.
* Work collaboratively with other technical specialists including engineers, construction experts,
* architects, property advisors, environmental and sustainability specialists to achieve high quality
* integrated designs and develop appropriate and cost balanced mitigation strategies and solutions.
* Ensure requirements for the client are developed in a timely manner, working collaboratively with the Client and Project Integration team.
* To undertake route-wide environmental assessment and design in order to input on the environmental and sustainability aspects and ensure compliance with HS2 Ltd assumptions in relation to design, construction and operation.
* To review and critically appraise all environmental deliverables and relevant Area environmental consultants to ensure compliance with the organisation’s technical and sponsor requirements, environmental commitments, environmental law and regulation (including parliamentary requirements) to enable them to be confidently defended before Select Committee.
* To support route-wide technical stakeholder engagement (working closely with the Environment
* Interfaces Manager and Stakeholder Team) via various different forums to obtain information to
* inform the development of the route-wide assessment and design and to ensure the stakeholder’s
* Environmental and sustainability requirements are understood and managed so as to minimise petition risk and to support the development of a world class railway.
* To work closely with the Senior Environment Manager, manage route-wide environmental support to the hybrid Bill team, including the relevant Principal and Expert Witnesses on route-wide
* Environmental issues and preparation of petition responses and reports to Select Committee.To support the Senior Environment Manager on internal and external reporting of environmentalTo ensure full audit trail of key decisions and compliant data management to enable effective petition management, efficient handling of enquiries and to ensure that statutory requirements are met.

Qualifications and Experience

* To work closely with the Senior Environment Manager, provide route-wide environmental input into relevant HS2 Ltd reports and briefings to Ministers to enable robust decision making.
* matters.
* To working closely with the Senior Environment Manager and via the Environment Interfaces Manager, manage the response to general internal and external enquiries on route-wide environmental matters to ensure timely, consistent, robust and assured responses.
* Bachelor degree (or equivalent) in a relevant environmental/ built environmental discipline.
* Membership of a relevant environmental/ built environmental organisation is desirable.
* Experience of managing environmental assessment (EIA) and design on large or complex
* infrastructure/ engineering projects.
* Proven knowledge of EU and UK environment legislation and current best practice guidance.
* Proven ability to manage individuals, consultants and to work across multidisciplinary teams.
* Strong numeracy, written and verbal communication skills and the aptitude to rationally explain, explore and discuss environmental issues to a range of stakeholders.
* Strong IT skills and proven working ability to use Office based software, including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, coupled with an aptitude towards learning and utilising new software in the office environment (training is provided in the use of the internal document management systems). A good understanding of GIS and SharePoint and also desirable.
* Experience of preparing/ reviewing material for and attending public consultations.
* Experience of working under extremely tight deadlines and in a constantly changing project