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Environmental Advisor

London, City of London
Up to £182 per hour
Closing date
19 Jun 2024

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Role: Environmental Advisor

Location: Based in our Suffolk or London office with hybrid working available

Salary: £182 per day.

About the role

We are looking for a site based Environmental Advisor to join the Delivery Construction Team on one of the most exciting and challenging projects, as we continue to lead the rebirth of nuclear in the UK.

As an Environmental Advisor you will be part of a team of environmental professionals supporting the Construction Delivery Team working to ensure that all environmental & sustainability aspects of the project are managed effectively. You will work collaboratively with our Tier 1 Partners across the project to drive environmental performance and ensure compliance with the various Regulatory Consents and Permits in place.

Principal Accountabilities

* Undertaking site inspections of contractors' work areas and relaying observations and/or reporting environmental issues where necessary,
* Provision of written and verbal advice on environment legislation, permits, and environmental planning constraints for all activities on site;
* Reviewing of contractors' environmental management plans and RAMs, to ensure they are compliant with environmental regulations and SZC standards;
* Support for the self-assessment and internal audit of site activities to ensure compliance against applicable legislation, SZC processes and procedures and environmental best practice;
* Supporting and leading on investigations of environmental incidents, including the provision of reports and recommended actions to prevent re-occurrence of incidents and;
* Recognise contractual issues and escalate to the Environmental & Sustainability Manager in a risk proportional manner.

Knowledge, Skills, Qualifications, Experience

  • Experience in an Environmental Management role on a dynamic construction or industrial project (site based).
    * Detailed knowledge of environmental legislation in the UK relevant to construction or industrial installations, plus knowledge of the supporting guidance, reference notes, industry best practice
    * Awareness of the client/contractor relationship and legal responsibilities under the Construction (Design and Management) Regulations 2015.
    * Must be able to work independently and demonstrate excellent communication/interpersonal and influencing skills.
    * Degree qualified or equivalent in an environmental or related discipline.
    * Experience of operating within an environmental management system (EMS) conforming to recognised standards (BS EN ISO14001:2004.


As the nation’s largest producer of low-carbon electricity, EDF are looking for sharp minds to join the team and help shape the UK’s energy future.

They aim to become the best, most trusted energy supplier for their customers, through trust, transparency and teamwork. That’s why they have developed a working environment where you can perform at your best; where you’re empowered with the skills and opportunities to achieve great things.

Don’t just take it from us – take a look at what this Manpower employee thinks about working onsite at EDF in Hove:

“Working with Manpower at EDF has been a fantastic experience. I’ve worked in three assignments here, and found them all interesting and varied. EDF is a great company and the Manpower team are always really supportive and helpful” – Kevin, Customer Service Advisor

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