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Marine Environment and Sustainability Lead

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Marine Environment and Sustainability Lead

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  • Sector:

    Utilities, Power & Telecoms

  • Job type:

    Contract - Full Time

  • Salary:

    £550 per day

  • Contact:

    Theo King

  • Contact email:

  • Contact phone:

    02393 876 037

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  • Published:

    about 1 month ago

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Job Role - Marine Environment and Sustainability Lead

Location - Avonmouth

Contract Length - 9 Months

Pay Rate - £550 a day

I am working closely with a client who is working on the Avonmouth dock projects and looking for an environmental and sustainability lead to join the team. This is an exciting project with plenty of opportunity for the right candidate to grow internally and really drive this project in the right way.

Key Accountabilities:

  • Able to conduct organisational E&S visits & investigations
  • Project manage improvements
  • Support internal project tenders and commercial team in advancing the contract
  • Produce business cases, develop Involved plans, measure outcomes, collate data, undertakes analysis - return analysis and report to HSES Manager and Operational Teams
  • Understands legal and BMS / EMS requirements, ability to use specific sustainability tools, able to explain policy issues and interactions
  • Deliver value adding environment projects and support ecological enhancements
  • Liaise with client, regulatory bodies and subcontractors on matters of environmental management and sustainability.
  • Lead in development and maintenance of environmental management plans and environmental risk assessments
  • Provide on-site advice to operations and design teams on environmental management, compliance and project specific mitigation measures including pollution control and ecology protection
  • Investigate environmental incidents and support the business to implement controls to prevent repeat occurrence - lead on serious investigative matters

Required qualifications:

  • Offshore and nearshore experience, with excellent knowledge of conditions arising from work in intertidal zones
  • CDM knowledge / experience - particularly in the role of the Principal Contractor and Client.  Ability to demonstrate working alongside Contractors in the supply chain
  • Strong knowledge of environment management and sustainability issues
  • Practical experience and knowledge of environmental legislation, ecology mitigation, environmental licences and consent applications and regulators
  • Thorough knowledge of Environmental Legislation (UK)
  • Knowledge and understanding of commercial functions of large / major / mega projects - how to interpret the effects of and implement the requirements of works information
  • PIEEM or Practitioner IEMA Membership (experience and alternative accreditations will be considered)
  • Behavioural - Team working, stakeholder engagement, public speaking, coaching Implementing Licence conditions (UK)
  • Marine Mammal Observer / Management
  • Biodiversity experience
  • Environmental Manager 5+ years
  • Environmental Lead 5+ years
  • Managing and development of an Environmental Team (minimum of 2 subordinates)

The ideal candidate will also have experience as a lead auditor and drilling/lifting experience but it is essential. The candidate will also be required to occasionally drive to other sites and get security clearances so please ony apply if this is applicable to you.