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Environment and Sustainability Manager


Job Description:

The post holder will coordinate and implement the contractual environment and sustainability requirements, continual improvement and best practice for our clients' Southampton and West Sussex Contracts and Projects.

Role outcomes:

  • build strong working relationship with Customers.
  • support compliance with related requirements
  • implement and share best practice and innovation.
  • waste and carbon reductions
  • capture social value benefits.
  • implementation of sustainability solutions
  • delivery of employment, diversity and apprenticeship targets
  • support compliance with environmental legislation
  • sustainability data management and analysis.


  • Driving sustainability requirements and compliance
  • Progressing performance assurance
  • Providing on-going expertise, support and coaching
  • Updating stakeholders on progress
  • Running supply chain events and best practice workshops
  • Cascading information to internal stakeholders
  • Ensuring the sustainability implementation plan remains up to date
  • Updating customer on our sustainability commitments
  • Driving continual improvements such as through supply chain engagement, energy audits, sustainability trials
  • Leading on sustainability initiatives and presenting these
  • Inducting staff on sustainability requirements
  • Attending regular sustainability meetings
  • Carrying out investigations on environmental incidents and feedback any lessons learned
  • Utilising the findings from reporting data, assessments, external and internal audits to drive sustainability action plans and inform key business decisions
  • Developing communication materials on progress
  • Identifying risks and opportunities for the business
  • Support winning business teams with environment and sustainability, including social value, responses for bids and PQQs


  • A degree (or equivalent) in Civil Engineering or an Environmental topic
  • Full UK Driving Licence
  • Ability to influence and promote a positive culture
  • Strong communication and relationship management skills
  • Competence in environmental incident investigation
  • Understanding of UK policy, environmental legislation, regulatory frameworks
  • Understanding and practical experience of project Environmental, Sustainability and Social Value risks and opportunities and how they practically impact on the built environment
  • Practical experience of Environmental Management and/or Sustainability in construction
  • Experience in identifying innovation and developing case studies to promote project successes
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Self-motivated
  • KPI's and reporting experience
  • Waste management experience
  • Energy management experience


  • Car allowance
  • 25 days holiday (option buy or sell 5)
  • Pension plus 2% scheme (candidate puts in 5% BB put in 7%)
  • Private Healthcare for candidate plus 1 (living at same address)
  • Job Type

    Permanent, Full Time

  • Work Authorisation


  • Industry Sector Other

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