Environment and Sustainability Lead

Environment and Sustainability Lead

  • Location


  • Sector:

    Environment and Sustainability

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  • Salary:

    £40k - 45k per year

  • Contact:

    Katie Sellar

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  • Contact phone:

    01252 759 162

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  • Published:

    about 1 year ago

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Environment and Sustainability Lead - £40k-£45k + Company Car or £3,000 Car Allowance - (Home Based) London

Principal People are delighted to announce an exceptional, newly created opportunity within a growing principal contractor that specialises in significant civil engineering projects. Working across multiple projects, this home-based role is the opportunity to join a forward-thinking contractor that is led by senior management who are committed to Environment and Sustainability. A company that is regularly winning new contracts, this is the opportunity to join a supportive organisation that offers exceptional career progression.

Our client is looking for an Environment and Sustainability Lead to oversee projects predominantly within London with occasional travel to the home counties. Reporting directly into the Environment and Sustainability Director, this site-based role can be a thrilling opportunity for the right Environment and Sustainability professional to work on diverse and rewarding projects.

The successful Environment and Sustainability Lead will have responsibilities including the following:

  • Be the point of contact for environment and sustainability across several civils projects
  • Support with implementation of environmental strategy
  • Create innovative sustainability programmes to be used by the company
  • Provide environmental expertise for tenders
  • Implement and monitoring the environmental management system
  • Conduct site inspections and audits both internally and for the wider supply chain
  • Ensure sustainability and environmental compliance
  • Engage with stakeholders e.g. Local authorities and the Environment Agency
  • Help to obtain environmental consents and permits

The successful Environment and Sustainability Lead will hold:

  • Degree within a related field
  • Experience within Civil Engineering, Construction or Environmental Consultancy
  • Excellent written and verbal communication

In return the Environment and Sustainability Lead will receive:

  • Up to £45,000
  • £3,000 Car Allowance
  • Pension Scheme
  • 25 Days Annual Leave plus Bank Holidays
  • Travel Expenses

This is a truly rare and challenging opportunity which is an incredible career opportunity. If you are interested in discussing this further, please apply today.