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Environmental and Sustainability Manager

  • £55,000 - £60,000 + Benefits
  • Civil Engineering
  • Essex

Our client is a leading name with in the remediation, groundworks and civil engineering sector who turnover in excess of £70M. Due to successful expansion, they are recruiting permanently for an Environmental and Sustainability Manager. This is a great opportunity to join a privately owned, reputable contractor who are expanding and invest highly into their employees. If interested, please get in touch.

About the company:

Our client is an award winning civil engineering contractor based in Essex, who offers practical solutions for brownfield regeneration and contaminated land problems. By using their extensive in-house experience, they aim to provide an unrivalled service tailored to their client’s individual’s needs. To date, our client has successfully completed technical projects throughout the South East for local authorities, residential and commercial developers, main contractors and consultants either in the role of principal contractor or subcontractor which range from small spills through to large multi-technology soil and groundwater remediation on brownfield sites.

Our client recruits only the best people, who are motivated, dedicated and can work with a professional outlook. Having worked closely with this client for many years, I would highly recommend them as they offer an excellent working environment where they encourage professionals to progress within their career. Furthermore, with a close management team, the business has the ability to offer a real family feel, assuring that you will be a name rather than just a number within the organisation.

About the opportunity:

Due to successful company expansion, our client is recruiting for an Environmental & Sustainability Manager to manage all aspects of the companies environmental and sustainability impacts. While the role includes core responsibilities, there is an opportunity to innovate and drive improvements across the business.

This position will suit a professional who is looking for an environmental and sustainability position with a broad range of responsibilities within the construction sector.

General duties and responsibilities will include the following:

  • Providing technical support to construction projects to ensure statutory, client and company standards are satisfied or exceeded.
  • Providing technical support to the tender team by identifying risks and opportunities and assessing associated tender/project impacts.
  • Delivering company compliance obligations.
  • Completing internal OHSE audits.
  • Developing and delivering environmental training.
  • Collecting, analysing, and reporting environmental data.
  • Maintain company certification.
  • Maintain and update the environmental management system.
  • Identify, trial, and implement environmental initiatives and innovation to support the delivery of the environmental strategy.
  • Review and update the environmental strategy.
  • Set, communicate, and work towards delivering environmental objectives and targets.
  • Completing supplier grading and working with suppliers to understand and use innovative materials and equipment.
  • Maintaining the legal register, understanding, and communicating the relevance of legislative changes.
  • Investigating and managing significant environmental incidents.
  • Preparing site plans.

About the benefits and rewards:

For this permanent opportunity, the salary has been left negotiable as the specifics will depend on previous experience and suitability however successful professionals could expect to target a basic salary anywhere from £55,000 – £60,000. Furthermore, there will be a generous package on offer in addition to the usual benefits associated with a large successful company.

About the requirements:

In order to be considered for this opportunity, you will be degree qualified in a relevant subject and a hold membership of a relevant professional body (IEMA). Furthermore, you will have a good understanding of environmental and sustainability risks within the construction industry and have experience of sustainability assessments (BREEAM, LEED, WELL).

How to apply:

If interested, please send a copy of your CV to or call 01923 750 095 to discuss further on a confidential basis.