Environment Manager (Align)

HS2

London
£39,250 - c.£49,100 pa

Paid • Full Time • Permanent

Sectors: environmental management

Closing date: Tuesday, 4th June 2024  


Base salary: £39,250pa to c.£49,100pa depending on skills and experience.

In addition, we offer flexible benefits fund of 15% which is paid on top base salary and is fully pensionable, as well as a range of competitive benefits - check them out in the Benefits section on our website.

HS2 Ltd endeavours to ensure everyone working for us and with us feels included, thrives and achieves their full potential. In practice, this means we are positive and inclusive about making adjustments, providing flexible working, encouraging our staff networks to flourish and providing personal and professional development opportunities.

As an Environment Manager at HS2 you will be responsible for providing professional and technical support in the assurance of achieving compliance with environmental minimum requirements, design and construction is in accordance with organisational and sponsor requirements and policies, environmental commitments, environmental law and regulations. You will also be responsible for providing guidance on environmental design solutions and ensuring environmental issues and constraints are key considerations in project design.

About the role:

  • To be responsible for supporting technical assurance through production, checking and submission of assurance evidence for technical stage gates, assuring the design and construction of the assets comply with the technical and sponsor requirements, environmental commitments, environmental law and regulations;
  • To be responsible for supporting the Senior Environment Manager in organising, coordinating and undertaking the environment element of the HS2 risk based technical assurance of the works performed and assured by the Integrated Project Teams (IPT );
  • To be accountable for Authorising Mandatory Approvals: by assuring that contractor designs and construction works are undertaken in accordance with the Environmental Minimum Requirements (EMRs), with particular emphasis on the General Principles and the CoCP. (note - client assures consistency of application);
  • To be accountable for managing and communicating HS2 Environment & Sustainability requirements to the Integrated Project Teams’ contractor;
  • To be responsible for providing guidance for environmental design solutions for the asset and ensure that environmental issues and constraints are key considerations in project design;
  • To be accountable for supporting the Senior Environment Manager with internal and external reporting of environmental matters;
  • To be responsible for liaising with technical stakeholders via various forums at local, regional and national levels and the local community on sensitive issues;
  • To be accountable for working alongside other technical specialists to develop appropriate and cost balanced mitigation strategies and solutions.
  • Actively promote and embed Equality, Diversity and Inclusion (EDI) in all your work and support and comply with all organisational initiatives, policies and procedures in EDI.

About You:

Skills

  • Complex problem solving –ability to identify complex problems. Review, analyse and interpret a wide range of data and evaluate options and implement solutions to be consistent with other working. Also ability can be measured as part of the assessment process.
  • Decision Maaking - Ability to gather and synthesise information, identify options and apply judgement based on logic and reason and make use of a variety of analytical approaches to provide relevant information to suppliers, stakeholders and decision makers using key facts and data.
  • Technical Leadership - Specialist technical support and leadership on all discipline-specific scientific, technical and environmental principles but, knowing when to seek further guidance from Subject Matter Expert or others.
  • Technical Leadership - Specialist technical support and leadership on discipline-specific analysis, problem solving and design techniques but, knowing when to seek further guidance from Subject Matter Expert or others.
  • Communication - Ability to communicate many discipline-specific technical ideas to colleagues, based on a mix of training and examples of application.
  • Data management - Applies principles and methods that ensure effective information management, modelling and data security, basic understanding of data creation and visualisation, working under supervision of line manager or in liaison with relevant Subject Matter Expert

Knowledge

  • Applicable UK environmental law and other relevant construction (including CDM ) regulations.
  • Understanding of the Regulatory/Legislative Framework relevant to HS2.
  • Commercial awareness including understanding of cost delivery, schedule targets and the need to deliver an integrated solution that meets all functional requirements.
  • Membership of an appropriate professional institution or the equivalent experience.

Experience

  • Experience in managing standards, engineering and environmental activity on large complex major projects/programmes.
  • Experience of managing competing project, engineering and environmental demands, with cost and schedule implications.

The post-holder is expected to behave at all times in a manner consistent with the HS2 values of Safety, Leadership, Integrity and Respect

It is expected that you will actively promote and embed Equality, Diversity and Inclusion (EDI) in all your work and support and comply with all organisational initiatives, policies and procedures on EDI.

As HS2 Ltd do not hold a sponsorship license from the Home Office, we are not able to provide sponsorship to any applicant. Applicants must already have the Right to Work in the UK at the time of application and our process involves a Right to Work validation prior to the interview stage. Note, there are certain types of time-bound visas that we cannot accept.

Any offers made to applicants will be subject to satisfactory completion of pre-employment checks which include Nationality & Immigration Status, employment references, DBS, Financial and Education checks.

We ask for a variety of detail in your online application, however we perform the first assessment of suitability for a role based solely on the information in your CV. In a further development of our efforts to create a more diverse workforce, your CV will be anonymised and personal information will be removed during the first stage of the application review. This removes bias from the process and makes it even more important that you attach an updated word version of your CV for each new application ensuring you include evidence directly related to the criteria in the job advert.

Any applications received after the closing date will not be considered.

About Us

High Speed 2 (HS2 Ltd) will be the UK’s new high speed rail network. As well as improving capacity, the new scheme will shorten journey times between a number of Britain’s major population centres, boost the economy and create thousands of jobs.

HS2 Ltd will create a skills legacy and develop a diverse range of talent. We aim to be a leader in EDI practice by creating a safe & inclusive working environment for all our staff - living our values of Safety, Respect, Integrity and Leadership.

In practice, this means we are positive and inclusive about making adjustments, providing flexible working, encouraging our staff networks to flourish and providing personal and professional development opportunities.

HS2 Ltd is also a safety-critical organisation. Employees are required to ensure reasonable care of their own and others’ health and safety by taking personal responsibility for working to our ‘Safe at Heart’ programme principles and following safe working procedures at all times.

HS2 Ltd endeavours to ensure everyone working for us and with us feels included, thrives and achieves their full potential.


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