Environmental Manager

  • Permanent
  • West Midlands, United Kingdom
  • £45,000 to £57,000 per annum

As an Environment Manager you will provide oversight and management of environmental related appraisal and assessment work for Phase Two development projects in accordance with organisational, sponsor and parliamentary requirements.
About the role:
Manage the Development Team’s environmental appraisal and assessment requirements and deliverables, working in close association with the rest of the Team.
As part of the Development Team, provide client advice to identify environmental issues and develop environmental solutions ensuring that environmental sustainability issues continue to be embedded as an integral part of the project design in accordance with the Sustainability Policy and Sustainability Approach Document.
Work collaboratively with other technical specialists to identify and address environmental issues seeking to achieve high quality integrated designs and develop appropriate and cost balanced mitigation strategies and solutions.
Ensure requirements for environmental consultants are developed in a timely manner, working collaboratively with the Client and Project Integration team.
As part of assurance process, review and critically appraise all Development Team environmental deliverables produced by consultants to ensure compliance with the organisation’s technical and sponsor requirements, environmental commitments, environmental law and regulation.
Support technical stakeholder via various different forums to obtain information to inform the understanding and development of issues arising for the Development Team to minimise petition risk and to support the development of a world class railway.
Working closely with the Senior Project Manager, manage the response to general internal and external enquiries (including FOI, EIR and PQ requests) on environmental (including EIA, TA and EqIA) matters to ensure timely, consistent, robust and assured responses.
Ensure full audit trail of key decisions and compliant data management to enable effective petition management, efficient handling of enquiries (including FOI and EIR) and to ensure that statutory requirements are met.
Working closely with the Senior Project Manager and Head of Environment, provide area environmental input into relevant reports and briefings to Ministers to enable robust decision making.
About You:
Numeracy and literacy skills including the ability to produce documents such as briefs, reports, presentations as required.
Communication and presenting skills and the aptitude to rationally explain, explore and discuss environmental issues to a range of stakeholders.
IT skills and ability to use Office based software, including Word, Excel, Power Point, Outlook
Learning skills towards utilising new software in the office environment (training will be provided in the use of the internal document management systems).
Project management skills with ability to manage agreed deadlines in a changing project environment.
Bachelor degree (or equivalent) in a relevant environmental/ built environmental discipline.
Membership of a relevant professional body in environmental/ built environmental field
Knowledge of EU and UK e


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