Environmental and Sustainability Adviser

Recruiter
Homes England
Location
B3 2PW, CV1 2GN
Salary
£30,755 - £50,000
Posted
11 Jun 2019
Closes
02 Jul 2019
Ref
5D0062
Category
Public Sector
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

We are looking for:
Are you looking for an exciting opportunity to ensure high environmental management standards across our diverse property portfolio, supporting in the delivery of the Government’s ambitious housing targets and help tackle one of the biggest issues facing the country today? Homes England are seeking a motivated, experienced and technically competent environmental and sustainability professional to join the Safety, Health and Environmental team.

Our successful candidate will:
In this role, the successful candidate will deliver an effective environmental management and compliance advisory service across the organisation, covering issues such as pollution prevention, waste management and protected species, supporting the management and timely disposal of sites to improve outcomes for house building in England. They will also advise on sustainability measures for our offices and operations, as well as reporting on our sustainability performance to meet government requirements.

The skills we would like are:
Practical experience of working in an advisory capacity within a similar organisation.
A keen understanding of environmental legislation and the ability to disseminate it to diverse teams, clearly explaining the associated impacts and developing solutions to help teams manage related risks.
Knowledge of environmental management systems.
Experience of data collection, interpretation and reporting
Demonstrable knowledge of actions and measures that can be implemented to reduce the environmental impact of a business.

Working Flexibly - At Homes England we have a strong culture of flexible working and encourage all employees to have a healthy work/life balance.  We offer a wide range of potential working patterns, including part time, job share and compressed hours.

These need to be balanced with business needs so they will vary from job to job.  If you would like to know more please speak to the Recruiting Manager once you're contacted to discuss the position.

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