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Environmental Advisor

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Posted: 12/04/2019
Reference: 764217
Job Type: Permanent
Location: Birmingham, West Midlands, England (map)
Salary: £35000 - £49000
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Exciting opportunity for an Environmental Advisor to work directly on a high profile project in Birmingham. You will be part of a small team and you will support the area environmental assessment work (including associated assessments) developed for the hybrid Bill for Phase Two in accordance with organisational, sponsor and parliamentary requirements.

ABOUT THE ROLE:

As part of the Area Team, provide advice to support the development of environmental design solutions and ensure that environmental sustainability issues continue to be embedded as an integral part of the project design in accordance with the projects Sustainability Policy and Sustainability Approach Document.

Work collaboratively with other technical specialists including engineers, construction experts, architects, property advisors, environmental and sustainability specialists to achieve high quality integrated designs and develop appropriate and cost balanced mitigation strategies and solutions.

Work closely with the consultants appointed to undertake area environmental assessment (including transport and equalities impact assessment) and design in order to review the environmental and sustainability aspects and ensure compliance with company assumptions in relation to design, construction and operation.


Working closely with the Environment Manager, provide area environmental support to the hybrid Bill team and preparation of petition responses and reports to Select Committee.

Ensure full audit trail of key decisions and compliant data management to enable effective petition management, efficient handling of enquiries (including FOI and EIR) and to ensure that statutory requirements are met.

QUALIFICATIONS & EXPERIENCE:

Environmental Degree
Experience of environmental assessment (EIA) on large scale projects.
Knowledge of environmental legislation and current best practice guidance.
Proven ability to work across multi-disciplinary teams.
Aptitude to engage with a range of stakeholders on sensitive environmental issues.
IT skills and proven working ability to use Office based software, coupled with an aptitude towards learning and utilising new software in the office environment such as internal document systems.
Experience of preparing/ reviewing material for and attending public consultations.

Salary package up to £49,000 - this is inclusive of a 15% flexible benefit which can be paid as monthly salary

Excellent pension of up to 18% + 25 days holiday

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