Construction Environment Manager

01 Jun 2021
29 Jun 2021
Mabbett UK
Contract Type
Full Time
Job Title: Construction Environment Manager

Location: Can be based in any of their UK offices

Salary: Competitive, depending on experience

Job Type: Full Time, Permanent

Mabbett is a consultancy offering safety, environment and engineering services since 1996. Our team includes engineers, environmental, ecology, planning, process safety and energy professionals. A positive place to work, Mabbett aims to implement the motto ‘See a Difference’ in everything that we do. We are seeking to recruit a Construction Environment Manager to lead and manage our Construction Environment Team within our Planning and Development Group, based at our Glasgow, Rosyth or Inverness offices. Although we are supporting remote working, an ability and willingness to travel to sites is a requirement of this role.

About the role

Our typical projects include Environmental Clerk of Works (ECoW), Environmental Manager, ecological support, management of environmental sub-contractors, development of construction environmental management plans (CEMPs), EIA and regulator liaison. Experience of overseeing environmental management of large infrastructure projects is essential.

The successful candidate will work in a client-facing role with lead responsibilities including development of client relationship, defining scopes of work, responding to tenders, management of contract delivery, coaching of staff and delivery of the team’s annual business plan. Our clients range from small developers to large construction and utilities companies; projects range from short-term interventions to multi-year contracts.

Core technical project areas include:

* Construction environmental and ecological management
* Management of environmental and ecological sub-contractors
* Environmental impact assessment, planning and development
* Environmental management plan development
* Environmental permit applications and monitoring / management

Additional technical project areas include:

* Biodiversity net gain
* Circular economy and resource efficiency
* Environmental legal compliance and permitting
* Net zero / carbon reduction in construction
* Contaminated land

About you:


* Honours or Master’s Degree in environmental management, environmental studies, ecology or a related subject.
* Membership of a relevant professional body such as CIEEM / IEMA and/or be Chartered.
* CSCS card holder

Experience and competence in:

* Leading a team of environmental consultants in the construction sector.
* Working and managing Environmental Manager or ECoW on construction sites
* Handling and management of ecological survey data to develop client solutions
* Data analysis, business planning and business development activities
* Review of ecological technical documentation such as Habitat Management Plans, Monitoring Plans, CEMPs or EIA chapters
* Communicating successfully with individuals at all levels
* Development and delivery of construction environment / ecological training courses.
* Professional services delivery and technical sales


* Construction site operations and environmental management
* Ecological project management from proposal stage to project completion
* Organised, logical and structured; attention to detail
* Communication and training delivery skills
* Business development
* Creative thinking and ability to identify and drive new business opportunities and projects
* Proficient in Microsoft Office Professional software packages
* Language skills (English minimum)

The successful candidate will work within a supportive, friendly and driven team, playing a key role in delivering Team Mabbett targets.

Additional information:

The company is an equal opportunities employer and offers a competitive salary and comprehensive benefits programmes with growth opportunities. They support career development to include active participation in membership of professional organisations. For the right candidate, the opportunity exists to work towards becoming a shareholder of the firm.

Salary will be commensurate with qualifications, experience, and position requirements. Potential candidates are requested to provide an indication of their salary expectations and confirm which office(s) they would consider working from.

Please click on the APPLY button to send your CV and Cover Letter for this role.

Candidates with experience of; Manufacturing Environmental Compliance, Health and Safety Coordinator, Site Team Leader, Project Supervisor, Construction Coordinator, Site Coordinator, Site Supervisor, SHE Officer, may also be considered for this role.

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