About the role

Choose an Environmental Management career with Balfour Beatty and feel the personal and professional benefit of collaboration at work. We believe in working differently and, as part of the team on our Power, Transmission and Distribution projects, our forward thinking and innovative approach are setting standards for the rest of the utilities industry to follow.

This is a project which inspires collaboration by its very nature due to its significant scale and complexity.

On completion, Hinkley will be the first of a new generation of nuclear power stations and the first to be built in the UK for more than 20 years.

What you'll be doing

As the Environmental Manager you will manage/lead the sustainability/environmental advisors within the allocated area and provide sustainability and environmental co-ordination, support and advice to the projects and regional teams on all aspects of sustainability and the environment, meeting legal and company standards and helping deliver a culture of continual improvement.

Ensuring contractual and regulatory requirements are delivered and directly partnering with the Project Directors/Heads of Operations.

You will lead and manage the overall capability, development, deployment and performance of the Environment and Sustainability delivery team for a project portfolio, focusing on the implementation of the E+S strategy for the projects and provide professional E+S services to the projects.

Providing E+S Leadership, you will advise and guide all levels within the business; Regional Managers, Project Managers, Project Engineers, peers, operatives, office staff and subcontractors, whilst managing, supporting, developing and coaching Environmental and Sustainability Advisors.

Co-ordinate specific environmental and sustainability commitments and initiate project impact assessments for multiple contracts and project teams, management of sustainability and environmental risks and mitigation, consultation with clients, stakeholders and regulators and produce environment and sustainability reports externally for customers and internally for the projects as required, utilising the findings from reporting data, assessments, external and internal audits to drive sustainability action plans and inform key business decisions.

Who we're looking for

  • Proven experience in the Civils/Utilities industry in an environmental and/or sustainability role?A.Proven experience of leading a team
  • Cost estimation and commercial awareness
  • Degree in relevant field
  • MS Office Word, Excel, Outlook, Power Point to a high standard
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills with ability to operate in a range of environments
  • Able to demonstrate the ability to positively influence environment and sustainability within projects
  • Excellent organisational skills
  • Experience in implementing ISO

The following qualities/experience are desirable:

  • Internal environmental auditor qualification Masters degree in relevant field
  • Health and Safety qualification
  • Knowledge of the Construction Industry
  • Working under or delivering a DCO

Why work for us

Day in, day out, our skilled and dedicated teams deliver a range of proactive and reactive services which support a reliable and safe supply of power flowing to millions of homes and businesses around the world. Our contracts range from GBP50,000 schemes to GBP100 million plus major projects.

Our people are our biggest asset and we focus on recruiting, training and developing the people who can apply innovation to deliver the infrastructure of the future. We nurture these talents, offer a great benefits package and continually invest in developing the skills of our people at every level.

About us

Balfour Beattys Power Transmission & Distribution teams work with regional, national and international electricity network owners and operators to provide technical engineering solutions.

With experience and expertise across the full spectrum of the electricity grid our teams have capability across overhead lines, cable tunnels, distribution networks and substations.

From scoping and feasibility, to design, construction and on-going maintenance, our in-house experts, flexible resources and industry-leading innovations support clients in the development of some of the worlds most ambitious power transmission and distribution projects.

We value diversity and celebrate individual differences, believing that our inclusive culture helps the business continue to grow as a strong, dynamic and innovative organisation.

Balfour Beatty is a corporate signatory to WISE (Women in Science & Engineering) and a member of Stonewall's Diversity Champions programme. Our aim is to attract more people from diverse backgrounds to help us build on our inclusive culture. We are a member of the workingmums.co.uk Top Employers' Charter through which we demonstrate our commitment to enabling parents to progress and enhance their careers whilst managing the challenges of family life.

Balfour Beatty is also Gold Award holders in the Ministry of Defence 'Employer Recognition Scheme' and actively encourage applications from Armed Forces personnel, veterans and reservists.