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  • Maidstone, UK
  • £30,000 - £40,000 per annum
  • Permanent
  • Civil Engineering
  • Reference: CS - EA
  • Consultant: Carl Smith

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Our client, a leading civil engineering contractor, are looking to recruit an Environmental Advisor to be based in their offices in Kent.

The Role;

  • Understand the Company Health & Safety and Environmental (SHE) Policies and Processes and statutory requirements as they affect the company's operations and ensure the requirements are implemented.
  • Provide operational and functional management advice on the practical implementation of the company's Environmental policies and processes including external stakeholders such as customers if necessary.
  • Assist SHE Manager or delegate and Contract Management in understanding of stakeholders (internal and external) aims, priorities and risks with regards to Environmental Management
  • Undertake and/or assist SHE Manager and/or Contract Management in establishing, managing and maintaining relationships with external stakeholders such as local authorities, EA, Natural England etc
  • Assist with and undertake SHE Advisory Visits, Inspections and Audits where required of operational sites. Participate, as requested in "Company" Group SHE audits.
  • Research Safety, Health and Environmental Issues and best practices as directed by the SHE Manager or delegate
  • When directed, assist with the preparation of environmental studies and assessments and work Risk Assessments and Method Statements
  • Undertake and/or assist with the monitoring, analysis of and reporting of SHE performance. Utilize data to highlight areas of further consideration, evaluation and intervention
  • Assist in the preparation and implementation of SHE training/briefings, as directed.

Requirements;

  • Environmental Degree or equivalent
  • Grad IEMA or equivalent
  • Experience in a SHE role
  • Experience of delivering presentations, training etc
  • The ability to thrive in pressure situations
  • The ability to empathise and communicate with stakeholder and the Contract Team
  • Excellent organisations, communication and time management skills
  • A passion of SHE and specifically Environment improvement
  • Be able to work on own initiative when required

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