Environmental Advisor

Posted about 2 years ago by Acre
Location Hampshire
Contract Type Permanent
Salary Benefits
Sector Central Government, EIA, Environment Management, Retail / Wholesale, Renewables, Public Sector
Posted about 2 years ago
Apply by Monday, 20 July 2015
Acre has been engaged by one of the world's leaders in defence manufacturing. The client is currently searching for an Environmental Advisor to support the Environmental, Health and Safety (EHS) function on the manufacturing site. This role is at the forefront of the Environmental Permitting and Compliance program, providing advice and guidance on environmental compliance with all appropriate legislation and standards in support of the management system and corporate requirements.Responsibilities will include:Supporting the deployment of the environmental management systems by the effective implementation of processes and proceduresContributing to the control of management and engagement with independent contractorsSupporting the provision of education, training and guidance to the business in order to improve environmental performanceUsing the ultimate sanction to stop an activity not suitably controlled by local management - where it is considered that there is a significant risk to the environmentThe successful candidate will have:Experience in a similar role, ideally in an industrial manufacturing high risk environment with experience engaging directly with business leadersPreferably a degree level (or equivalent) in a related subject with a strong understanding of environmental legislation, practices and procedures; including practical application and preferably permitting application experienceProfessional membership in the environmental space (IEMA) and an understanding of health and safety procedures within manufacturing environmentsExcellent stakeholder engagement experience, including working with regulatory authorities, including Environment AgencyGood communication and influencing skills, with the ability to engage at all levelsThe ideal candidate will possess the ability to bring together, motivate and work effectively with a variety of different employees, with an attitude for constant development and learning.


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