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Environment & Sustainability Manager Hereford

Balfour Beatty plc

Balfour Beatty plc Hereford United Kingdom

1 month ago

About the role

Balfour Beatty is looking for an Environment & Sustainability Manager to join our BB Living places team on the Herefordshire Highways project. This role will be based from our Hereford office and will involve travel to sites across Herefordshire. There is some opportunity for home working in line with Balfour Beatty's smart working policy.

You will be responsible for coordinating and implementing the contractual environment and sustainability requirements, continual improvement and best practice for the Hereford BBLP Contract.

Why work for us

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 in addition to a competitive base salary and continually invest in developing the skills of our people at every level. Some of our key benefits are:
• Medical health cover
• BB Pension Scheme
• Company car
•... 25 days annual leave
• Payment of an annual professional membership
• Family friendly policies
• Real career progression opportunities
• Employee referral scheme

What you'll be doing
• Drive sustainability requirements and compliance.
• Progress performance assurance and update stakeholders on progress.
• Support supply chain events and best practice workshops.
• Ensure the sustainability delivery plan remains up to date.
• Update customer on our sustainability commitments.
• Drive continual improvements through supply chain engagement, energy audits & sustainability trials.
• Lead on sustainability initiatives.
• Induct staff on sustainability requirements.
• Carry out investigations on environmental incidents and feedback any lessons learned.
• Utilise the findings from reporting data, assessments, external and internal audits to drive sustainability action plans and inform key business decisions.
• Support the delivery of social value and collation of evidence.
• Support winning business teams with environment and sustainability, including social value, responses for bids and PQQs.

Who we're looking for
• A degree (or equivalent) in Civil Engineering or an Environmental topic
• Full UK Driving Licence and willingness to travel
• 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
• KPI's and reporting experience
• Waste management experience
• Energy management experience

About us

Balfour Beatty Living Places are a multi-award-winning business providing highways maintenance, street lighting and public realm services throughout the United Kingdom. We improve every day through engaging with our customers, investing in our people and using the latest technology to create positive, more efficient long-term outcomes ultimately creating communities where people want to live, work and play. Our solutions include consultancy, finance, design and maintenance of the entire streetscape. We're shaping places, creating economic growth and meeting the needs of a changing society.

Living Places works in partnership with Local Authorities to consult, finance, design, build and manage the essential place infrastructure that local communities and national economies need to prosper and grow.

We are right at the heart of a dynamic place shaping agenda that brings Local Authorities, local communities, Central Government, and the Private Sector together to create safe, sustainable, flexible and dynamic public spaces geared to community social need, economic growth and personal well-being as well as being environmentally sustainable.

The provision of maintenance services for highways is only a small part of what is really needed. Our focus has moved beyond the road to deliver the potential of the street: a dynamic public place that connects and combines local community and business needs, encourages social interaction and helps pedestrians, motorists, bus riders, and cyclists to coexist safely. Building great public spaces with resource efficient assets enables functional, flexible and inspirational places to be at the heart of the community.

Diversity & Inclusion: 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).

Our aim is to attract more people from diverse backgrounds to help us build on our inclusive culture. We are a member of the 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.

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