Environmental Consents Specialist
Balfour Beatty
Birmingham, West Midlands, UK
2d ago

About the role

Balfour Beatty Vinci has an exciting opportunity for an Environmental & Consents Specialist to join our team to work in Birmingham.

Role Purpose :

As Environmental & Consents Specialist your main purpose will be to consolidate the environmental consents currently identified.

As well as to support the process of obtaining environmental consents, in a timely manner, from each environmental consent granting body associated with the delivery of the N1 / N2 sections of HS2.

Please note we offer flexible working, the successful candidate will be required to work onsite 3 days / 2 days from home.

What you'll be doing

  • Obtain all identified Environmental Consents required for operational activities, as required
  • Assist in the identification and consolidation of the necessary Environmental Consents that may be required recognising that requirements may change during the duration of the project
  • Support the process of obtaining environmental consents
  • Liaison with LAs, Environment Agency, CRT and other CGBs as necessary to deliver consents as required by the construction programme
  • Provide feedback as required to commercial and delivery teams regarding environmental obligations as relevant to the consenting process
  • Record all communications with third parties as evidence to support consent process
  • Contribute to the development of knowledge within Construction teams and in the monitoring process to assist in ensuring consent compliance
  • Who we're looking for

  • Experience of obtaining Environmental Consents
  • Experience of effective communication with the relevant CGB (Consenting Granting Bodies)
  • Experience in managing the Environmental Consents process on a major development scheme and / or major infrastructure project
  • Experience of working with multi-disciplinary teams on complex projects
  • Awareness and understanding of current Environmental legislation
  • Proven record of working effectively on the environmental aspects of major projects, including securing Consents in a timely manner and ensuring compliance.
  • Membership of an Environmental Institute such as IEMA or equivalent.
  • Why work for us

    Balfour Beatty VINCI (BBV) is responsible for designing and building part of the most exciting and challenging infrastructure project in Europe : HS2.

    We are building the West Midlands section of HS2's Phase One route, spanning approximately 90km from Long Itchington in Warwickshire to the centre of Birmingham and on to Handsacre in Staffordshire.

    We will be employing thousands of people from the region to design and build the civil infrastructure for HS2 and we are looking for a wide range of skills to join the team and support this unique and ground breaking project.

    Diversity and Inclusion : We aim to be a leader in equality, diversity and inclusion by creating a safe inclusive working environment for all - living our values of Safety, Respect, Integrity and Leadership.

    We are positive and inclusive about making adjustments, providing flexible working, encouraging all staff to engage in a diverse range of year round learning opportunities and provide personal development opportunities.

    Our aim is to attract more people from diverse backgrounds to help us build on our inclusive culture.

    Flexible working : Flexible or agile working is encouraged at BBV and we recognise the value and diversity of candidates which this can bring to our business operations.

    Not every role can provide a variety of working patterns to suit people's personal needs however we are happy to discuss agile working opportunities at BBV with you.

    Disability confident : We care about being inclusive and that means we encourage applications from people with diverse set of backgrounds and experiences.

    BBV is Disability Confident committed and we welcome applications from candidates with a disability.

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