Senior Environment Specialist - Tenders Global

Senior Environment Specialist

National Higways

We’re looking for a Senior Environment Specialist to join our team based in
the West Midlands. As part of this role you’ll contribute to the development and delivery of
projects within the Midlands region, provide technical expertise on relevant environmental
topics and coordinate the activities and resources involved in the identification and
evaluation of environmental needs. You will develop these needs into environmental schemes.

What you’ll lead on

  • Ensure environmental compliance in accordance with industry best practise, legislation,
    regulations and standards such as DMRB
  • Undertake environmental assessment of proposed projects at initial design stage and support
    the project as it moves through 3D design process
  • Advice and input into the development of early solutions for proposed projects considering
    new techniques, materials, feasibility, and costs
  • Identify and commission environmental studies and survey works
  • Collaborate with engineering colleagues to ensure forward programme plans reflect asset
    needs and priorities, environmental legislation, business priorities and strategies
  • Undertake the identification and evaluation of environmental data and needs to develop
    future projects, including the compiling of relevant documents, evidence, and options for value
  • Undertake inspections / audits of the environment assets in scope, in line with the defined
    inspections regime and statutory requirements
  • Ensure that environmental inventory and condition information is captured and maintained in
    the relevant database(s), in line with agreed standards and timescales
  • Provide information relating to programme and budget impacts
  • Recommends improvements in the development of environment management processes and

To be successful

  • Degree or equivalent qualification in relevant discipline or equivalent experience
  • Membership of professional body (IEMA or similar)
  • Experience in working within budgets including the creation of a budget for scheme
  • Knowledge of DMRB standards and their application on the highways network
  • Experience in highway construction and delivery methods
  • Experience of undertaking environmental impact assessments
  • Awareness of legislation and guidance on environmental topics – noise, air, waste and
  • Familiarity with GIS packages
  • Practical approach to the application of established methodologies
  • Evidence of excellent stakeholder management and communication skills

You will be required to drive as part of your role and will need to have a full clean driving
license to be considered for this position.

A little bit about us

Making sure our customers have safe and reliable journeys is at the heart of everything we do
in Operations. We keep the roads open for business and play a key role in making sure the
network we manage is fit for purpose today and for the future. 

Why you should join us

At National Highways we believe in a connected country. We are passionate about creating a
culture where colleagues feel connected, included and enjoy greater wellbeing to achieve this.
We’re proud that as an organisation we are continually striving to do better and actively
encourage and support our colleagues to do the same with their careers.

So if you put safety first, take ownership of your work, show passion for what you do, work
effectively in a team, and demonstrate integrity in how you do it – then you’ll be a great fit
for our organisation

And finally

And finally we reserve the right to close before the advertised closing date, so we recommend
completing your application as soon as possible.

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