Senior Environmental Consultant

05 Jul 2017
02 Aug 2017
Jessica Cutler
Contract Type
Full Time

* Network Rail Projects: Environmental Team Delivery Manager – responsible for portfolio of rail projects
* Lead Engineer for Rail Projects
* Lead Engineer for BREEAM related projects / Carbon Assessment Reporting
* To assist the Team Leader & Professional Head Environmental section with staff competence and training requirements
* To help deliver technical development & content of deliverables
* Assist in identifying suitable sub- consultants/contractors for improved environmental performance of the team
* Pivotal work winning role in rail sector, whilst co-leading the team (along-side the Team Leader) in commercial, industrial, construction, aviation and energy sectors work winning
* Lead for New Starter Training
* Assisting in extending external IEMA training capability
* Assisting in Technical Training and development of the staff including Line Management duties
* Achieve the targets agreed regarding staff utilisation and project costs and income.
* Effectively manage project performance and take necessary corrective action to ensure commitments made are delivered.


* Previous railway or infrastructure knowledge
* Chartership (Society for the Environment) or working towards
* Masters Degree in relevant subject
* Good environmental degree in relevant subject
* Minimum of Associate Membership of relevant institution (e.g. IEMA, IEEM)
* A working knowledge of project management principles and tools.
* Good environmental management and assessment experience
* Knowledge of quality assurance requirements and procedures.
* Knowledge of commercial processes.
* Training in environmental risk assessment
* Sound market/commercial knowledge
* Knowledge of consent application
* CDM /CSM - Ability to identify design, construction, operational and demolition hazards.
* Ten years related experience and proven success in environmental management
* Sustainability knowledge and experience crucial

* Health & Safety

* Understanding of safety standards
* Good understanding of safety standards and the safety implications of working practices


* Ability to maintain client relationships
* Ability to develop and maintain client relationships
* Contracts
* Detailed knowledge of contract conditions
* Knowledge of contract conditions
* Understanding of implications of different contracts/commercial conditions

* Communication skills

* Good communication skills, both written and verbal
* Excellent technical content and written English
* Ability to communicate with tact and diplomacy
* Experienced at presenting to clients
* Able to persuade clients (internal and external) round to best solutions
* Good presentation skills

* Team working

* Demonstrate working/communicating across teams within the company to ensure delivery of projects
* Work effectively within and across teams maintaining and developing relationships with internal clients
* Experience of team management and development
* Able to manage teams of engineers/technicians
* Discuss technical issues with colleagues – use as CPD for team
* Actively and effectively plan work both short-term and long-term

* Motivation

* Self-motivated team player with the ability to motivate others
* Work with minimum supervision
* Provide added value in addition to current work
* Pro-actively seek new work using personal and team contacts
* Direct work of engineers, grads & technicians and assist with their development

* Commercial

* Good commercial awareness including programming and delivery to budgets/timescales
* Experience of effectively managing budgets / efficiencies
* Good commercial awareness including programming and delivery to budgets/timescales

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