Environmental, Consents & Sustainability Manager

North Wales
£450/day PAYE Umbrella (Negotiable)

An exciting, inside IR35, opportunity exists for an Environmental, Consents & Sustainability Manager for a tunnelling project taking place at Snowdonia National Park.

The project aims to replace 3km of overhead lines with an underground connection, thus eliminating the need for pylons, which will then be removed.


Purpose of the role - 

  • Work closely with Project team, stakeholders and the supply chain.
  • To manage environmental aspects, ensuring the project is compliant with legal and ISO standards and support Environmental Advisers in delivering environmental support to site. Support the Head of HS&E and provide project updates. 
  • Meet the client, stakeholder, legislative other third party and internal requirements on environmental and social standards
  • Apply for and manage the secondary consents required for the project.  Develop and maintain the secondary consents register and report regularly on consent status
  • Contribute to the sustainability strategy development and implementation in the business
  • Support the project in achieving CEEQUAL or other sustainability or environmental award schemes


Your role within the project -

  • Liaise with the project site teams and supply chain on site and ensure that the team, Client & Stakeholder environmental and sustainability objectives are met within the required timeframe
  • Support Project Manager to maintain strong relationships with the Client, local authorities and frameworks and represent the business within those forums.
  • Develop communication tools (eg guidance & training materials, newsletters, alerts) to inform personnel & stakeholders as appropriate.
  • To identify opportunities and gains from projects that can add value for money or deliver the requirements in a more sustainable way. To assist the Designers and Engineers in achieving step change and look to use sustainable materials in the design and construction.
  • Engage with the procurement team to drive continuous improvement against the objectives and client requirements
  • Liaise with and support Stakeholder manager in developing community engagement programmes across the business and on individual projects
  • Facilitate internal/external environmental audits.
  • Assist in developing environmental and sustainability KPI measuring and recording techniques
  • Communicate sustainability issues and performance to site teams and senior management
  • Report as required on project environmental and sustainability performance
  • Capture best practice and produce case studies to share information and improve performance
  • Contribute to winning work when required e.g., PQQ’s, tenders etc.


Requirements for this position - 

  • Experience of providing environmental support at an Advisor level on one or multiple project sites. Experience of providing a consistently high-quality service, with corresponding feedback from Project Managers and Client.
  • Experience of dealing with Statutory Bodies, Clients, specialists, subcontractors, supply chain etc. and delivering (or being a lead role) in successful applications, schemes, discharging planning conditions and permits as required to undertake works.
  • Good knowledge of Sustainability and Environmental issues in construction, through experience, training, education. Willing to undertake further training.
  • Preferably Degree level qualified, must be working towards (or hold) IEMA membership at an appropriate level (or similar).
  • Ability to support multiple sites, in various general environmental roles. Ability to manage emergency situations and take control. Occasional out-of-normal hours work may be required.
  • Must have a good understanding of the construction process, the desire to understand and work with engineers to find better environmental solutions to issues within the established constraints. 


If you are interested and would like to be considered, please lodge your CV here.