Senior Environmental Assurance Specialist

£46,000 - £57,000 Per Annum

Full Time


Rickmansworth, Hertfordshire

Engineering And Technical

Posted 10 days ago

Expires In 18 Days

Job Description

Looking for a unique opportunity to grow and develop your skills? Look no further! We are currently seeking a Senior Environmental Assurance Specialist to join our team and provide support for a large portfolio of projects.

As a Senior Environmental Assurance Specialist, you'll work alongside a collaborative and supportive team from the initial study stage through design to construction completion. This role provides a chance to make a difference and help protect the environment in our local communities.

If you're passionate about environmental engineering and are looking for a challenging role that will allow you to develop your skills, apply now and join our team.

What will you be doing as a Senior Environmental Assurance Specialist?
  • Effectively communicate the requirements of current applicable environmental legislation and best practices.
  • Work innovatively to identify areas where processes can be improved.
  • Support and assist all project personnel to enable them to manage their environmental duties and responsibilities.
  • Promote continuous improvement of project environmental/sustainability performance.
  • Manage the activities of multiple disciplines following project delivery procedures.
  • Check, review and sign off environmental deliverables produced by consultants and contractors.
  • Represent and promote the Environment department in meetings, workshops, and reviews.
  • Raise environmental/ sustainability awareness throughout Capital Delivery.
  • Conduct site inspections and maintain legal compliance with applicable environmental legislation.
  • Support external liaisons with regulators such as the Environment Agency, local authorities, etc.
36 hours a week, Monday to Friday. Based at Maple Lodge
This role does require a driver's licence and access to a car.

What you should bring to the role 
  • Passion for protecting and enhancing the environment.
  • Be educated to degree level (or equivalent) in an appropriate environmental/ecological or sustainability discipline or possess equivalent role-specific experience.
  • Membership of a relevant professional body or demonstrable relevant experience in the environment and sustainability field is desirable.
  • Previous work experience in the Utility industry is desirable but not essential.
  • Understand the regulatory environment we work in to achieve compliance with our environmental regulatory requirements.
  • Excellent communication and collaboration skills to clearly interact with colleagues and stakeholders
What’s in it for you?
  • Competitive salary from £46,000 to £57,000 per annum.
  • 26 days holiday per year increasing to 30 with the length of service. (Plus bank holidays)
  • Contributory pension – Defined Contribution - Maximum of 12% -2x employee contribution.
  • Personal Medical Assessments – Open to all once a year.
  • Wider benefits scheme includes our benefits hub, which is packed with offers and information to save money and support your wellbeing.
Who are we?
At Thames Water, our purpose is crystal clear - to deliver life’s essential service so our customers, communities and planet can thrive.

Water is life’s great leveller. Every living thing needs it, every single day. From people to plants, birds to bees, farms to factories, we all need it to thrive, and we’re committed to taking care of it for us all.

But keeping water flowing is becoming harder. From scorching summers to wetter winters, extreme weather affects everything from our pipes to our local rivers. We need to keep millions more kettles boiling, public services operating, washing machines spinning, showers running and more, so every drop is more precious than ever. Are you ready to play your part?

Working at Thames Water
At Thames Water, we recognise that people are at the heart of our business. To help us succeed in providing life's essential service, we need a range of skills and capabilities, representative of society throughout our business.

We seek to attract and retain a cultural mix of people who can offer different but complementary attitudes, values, talents, and knowledge. We understand the importance of appreciating and harnessing the unique skills, experiences, backgrounds, and differences that each individual brings.

Our over-arching diversity and inclusion aim is to ensure Thames Water is a diverse and inclusive great place to work. We encourage applications from everyone and offer extra support for those who need it throughout the recruitment process.

Find out more about working at Thames Water.

When a crisis happens, we all rally around to support our customers. As part of Team Thames, you’ll have the opportunity to sign up to support our customers on the frontline as an ambassador. Full training will be given for what is undoubtedly an incredibly rewarding experience. It’s also a great opportunity to learn more about our business, meet colleagues and earn some extra money along the way.

Disclaimer: due to the high volume of applications we receive, we may close the advert earlier than the advertised date, so we encourage you to apply as soon as possible to avoid disappointment.
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