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Low Carbon Manager - Environment North Warrington

Galliford Try

Galliford Try Warrington United Kingdom

2 months ago

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Low Carbon Manager – Environment (water) Scotland & North

Location: Regional, see below

What you will be doing:

An opportunity has arisen for a Low Carbon Manager to join the team at Galliford Try.

Galliford Try are the largest Tier 1 Contractor operating in the UK Water / Environment sector with a long-term portfolio trading £400 million a year. As part of our Source to Sea Strategy we have a strategic objective and full commitment to differentiate ourselves from others in our sector by being the greenest construction partner focused on carbon reduction.

As Low Carbon Manager, you will support our staff and be a subject matter expert advisor to the Board / Senior... Leadership Team (SLT) for the Environment BU (Business Unit). You will be an important enabler in our Source to Sea strategy, particularly around our objective to differentiate ourselves by being the greenest construction partner focused on carbon reduction.

You will manage and drive the BU’s response to the low carbon agenda to reduce carbon within the assets we deliver (and the processes in which we deliver them), support our customers’ ambitions to reduce their carbon and support our Group initiative to achieve PAS 2080 accreditation in 2024.

Key Responsibilities

You will work centrally within the business to support our project teams to deliver Low Carbon Construction in the assets that we build by:
• Supporting upskilling of our workforce to understand their contribution to low carbon construction and develop their ability to effectively lower carbon.
• Advising on low carbon technical solutions to our internal design staff and external consultants to deliver whole life low carbon design solutions.
• Enabling and monitoring collection of data within carbon measurement tools in design and during construction to better understand our carbon footprint and illustrate progression in reduction of carbon in delivery.
• Managing reporting to respond to internal targets and external client requirements.
• Developing and maintaining our Carbon Management Process in line with PAS 2080 to make carbon reduction part of everyday business as usual and maximise our carbon reduction opportunities.
• Carrying out engagement with the wider value chain (Policy makers, Industry bodies, Clients, Consultants, Sub-contractors and Material suppliers) on carbon. Supporting them on their journeys to net zero so they in turn can support us. Including assessing industry progression and how it’s effects will impact on our future operations.
• Facilitating sharing of lessons learnt internally across the business and externally to the wider industry to accelerate adoption and drive efficiencies.


At Galliford Try, we are committed to flexible and agile working. Day to day working locations are flexible, but regular face to face contact with project and business unit teams will be required. You will cover a geographical area of the business including Scotland and North of England and will have the opportunity to travel across multiple offices/sites/projects in that area.

About You

We are looking for experienced managers and encourage candidates with all project role backgrounds (commercial, design, operations, consulting) to apply and bring their perspectives to the role.
• Minimum of 5 years relevant experience within a Built Environment sector relevant to the role you are applying for and/or relevant carbon management experience.
• Ability to establish strong, collaborative working relationships.
• Excellent team player.
• Focus to drive and deliver results.
• Understand buildability.
• Passionate about low carbon construction and the Net Zero challenge.
• Interest in upskilling yourself and keeping pace with a fast paced changing industry.
• Strong IT skills including Excel, Word and MS Office.
• Interest in problem solving.
• Be comfortable delivering training and presenting both internally and externally.

We are looking for the right person to work collaboratively with, motivate and manage others as well as strive for exceptional levels of performance.

What We Can Offer in Return:

With an impressive order book of over £3.2 billion we are one of the industry’s leading principal contractors, affording you the opportunity to work on some of the UK’s most exciting projects offering you stability as well as the chance to stretch your capabilities and realise long held career goals. You will be joining diverse teams working at a high professional level with exceptional levels of commitment. With an ambitious strategy, we’re poised for further growth and success, so if you’re committed, talented and enthusiastic, Galliford Try is the right place for you.

We are committed to maintaining the physical and mental wellbeing of all our people, through our ‘Be Well’ programme which offers discounts on certain products, advice and support for a range of issues.

We invest in high-quality training for employees of all levels, from our leadership development framework to our apprenticeship programmes. Through our Career Paths initiative, individuals receive tailored training and support to fulfil their potential.

Our industry is all about creating talented teams that excel in their areas of expertise. As an employer, we know you are most motivated to give your best when you feel valued and engaged.

Our Agile Working programme empowers you with flexibility in when, where and how you work. Where appropriate, site and office-based employees can take advantage of a wide variety of working practices, offering different amounts of structure, regularity and flexibility to suit your needs as well as those of your wider team.

Our benefits:

We put our people first and our benefits package reflects that by offering a comprehensive range of attractive options to help support your career on top of a competitive salary.
• Generous holiday entitlement, increasing with years of service, plus the opportunity to purchase further holidays
• A wide range of corporate discounts
• Childcare vouchers
• Cycle to Work schemes
• Comprehensive pension plan
• Regular Save as You Earn share purchase scheme
• Private medical scheme options are available for all salaried employees and our employee assistance programme also provides free 24/7 support to those who need it
• Paid for yearly membership to one recognised professional association relevant to your role

About us:

Named Contractor of the Year by the Water Industry Awards, Galliford Try is one of the UK’s leading construction businesses with a vision to continuously be a people-orientated, progressive business, driven by our values to deliver lasting change for our stakeholders and the communities we work in.

Our purpose is to improve people’s lives through building the facilities and infrastructure that communities need, providing opportunities for our people to learn, grow and progress, working with our supply chain to promote the very best working practice and caring for the environment in which we work.

We do this by holding true to our values, delivering excellence for our clients and the community, being passionate about our role in providing vital services, putting integrity at the heart of our business by doing the right thing, and collaborating with our clients, supply chain and stakeholders to deliver lasting change and long-term value.

For more information on this role or to enquire about other positions available within our Technical Services Division please contact Tara Ross [email protected]

Additional Information:

Galliford Try welcomes applications from candidates who would like to work full-time, part-time and / or flexibly and this will be discussed in more detail as part of the recruitment process.

We encourage you and would be grateful if you could confirm any requirements we can reasonably fulfil to make this application a positive experience for you.

Don’t meet every requirement of the role? Studies have shown that some people are less likely to apply for jobs unless they meet every single qualification. At Galliford Try, we are committed to building a diverse, inclusive and authentic workplace, so if you’re excited about this role but your past experience doesn’t align perfectly with every requirement of the role, we encourage you to apply anyway. You may be just the right candidate for this or other roles.

A full job description for this role is available upon request.

Closing Date:

Primary Location

General Site Location (North)


Environmental Sustainability and Quality


Construction & Investments

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Job Posting

Feb 16, 2023, 10:17:11 AM
Warrington UK

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