Environmental Advisor in Manchester - CV-Library

Environmental Advisor in Manchester - CV-Library

Environmental Advisor in Manchester - CV-Library

Job Overview

Manchester, England
Job Type
Full Time
Date Posted
24 days ago

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Job Description

We have a great opportunity for an Environmental Advisor to join our team within Vistry Services, based out of either Manchester or Leeds and covering sites across the northern regions. As our Environmental Advisor, you will be responsible for monitoring environmental performance in conjunction with the SHE Advisors & SHE Managers across designated Vistry offices and sites to ensure that projects and activities comply with environmental regulations and targets by addressing issues such as air quality, land and water contamination, waste management and environmental impact. The Environmental Advisor will provide suitable guidance and support to colleagues regarding our duties as set out in The Environment Act 2021. Ensuring the company's operations are executed at all times in such a manner as to protect the environment that may be affected by its operations.

Let's cut to the chase, what's in it for you...
Competitive basic salary and annual bonus
Agile working possible (dependent on role)
Up to 33 days annual leave plus bank holidays
Private Healthcare
Competitive contributory pension scheme
Life assurance - 4 x your annual salary
Share incentive schemes
Employee rewards portal with many more benefits...
In return, what we would like from you...
Behave in line with our company values - Integrity, Caring and Quality
Environmental focussed Degree or equivalent.
Experience in the construction industry
Experience in a similar role within Construction / Residential housebuilding
Member of a Professional Body, progressing to Chartered status.
Minimum of associate member of IEMA
More about the Environmental Advisor role...
Deliver Environmental training in-line with the Group SHE Training Matrix as required
Keep up to date with the latest environmental guidance and regulations
Assist in the production of company procedures, policies and practices within the BMS
Support the technical teams during planning stage to identify and control environmental risks for new projects
Attend BU site start up meetings to establish environmental requirements
Liaise with Local Authorities, Environment Agency, other Statutory Bodies and residents when necessary
Assist the project teams to ensure compliance with all requirements stipulated in the Environmental Management Plan and with implementation of best environmental practices/innovations on site
Carry out regular environmental site visits using the across live sites to ensure compliance with environmental legislation and company Standard Operating Procedures (SOP).
Where required, assist with carrying out internal audits and lead on external audits
Provide specialist environmental support to colleagues including operational teams and sub-contractors, and any other employee through advice, guidance and support so far as reasonably practicable
Attend pre-arranged SHE related meetings as directed by the Line Manager or BU SHE Manager
Support the Sustainability team with the implementation of Vistry's Sustainability Strategy including best practice innovations and carbon & waste data collation and reporting.
Ensure all environmental incidents are reported as per company procedure and promote near miss reporting
Attend or take the lead on all environmental incident investigations deemed to be potentially serious in line with company procedures
Ensure that key SHE communications sent out by the company such as SHE alerts & bulletins etc. have been received and communicated to all relevant persons promptly
Monitor and review competency of all persons working on live sites on a regular basis to ensure Standard Operating Procedures (SOP) are being followed Finally, lets tell you a bit about us...
At Vistry Group, we build more than homes. We develop sustainable communities across all sectors of the UK housing market through our leading housing brands Bovis Homes, Linden Homes and Countryside Homes. Delivered through Vistry Housebuilding, Countryside Partnerships and Vistry Works with the support of Vistry Services, our values of integrity, caring, and quality continue to shape all we do.

We're proud that our UK Green Building Council membership, 2021 Large Housebuilder of the Year award and status as a UK top-five housebuilder with a five-star House Builders Federation (HBF) customer satisfaction rating allows us to transform land into thriving spaces. We're also proud that our culture sees everyone treated fairly and respectfully, with diversity and inclusion a top priority and reasonable adjustments provided during the application process. From memories and communities to worthwhile careers, we're making Vistry.


Agile Working
Offers a flexible way of working.

Annual Leave
Enjoy 28 days' holiday plus all UK Bank Holidays. There are options to carry leave forwards and buy up to 5 days.

Pension with Legal & General
Eligible employees are auto-enrolled. You contribute 4%, we contribute 6%. Salary Sacrifice and options to increase contributions available.

Volunteer Days
With 2 paid volunteer days a year, you can give back to communities and charities.

Why Vistry
Joining Vistry is just the start of building your perfect career. In return for your passion and skills, we invest in your future, providing all the support and training you need to thrive in your career and realise your potential. Our work is rewarding in itself, but we also offer a range of financial, lifestyle, health and wellbeing benefits, plus plenty of recognition incentives. We value you and everything you help us build as we make Vistry together


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