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Rail: Environment Interface Manager: Birmingham

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Rail: Environment Interface Manager: Birmingham

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  • Sector:

    Rail & Civil Infrastructure

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  • Salary:

    Up to £0.00 per annum

  • Contact:

    Rosie Wilkinson

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  • Published:

    over 4 years ago

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A delivery partner are looking for a Environment Interface Manager for Phase 2 of the HS2 project in Birmingham on a 12-month rolling contract.

Role Brief:

  • Manage and assure the area environmental assessment work (including associated assessments) developed for the hybrid Bill for Phase Two in accordance with organisational, sponsor and parliamentary requirements.
  • As part of the Area Team, provide client advice developing environmental design solutions and ensuring that environmental sustainability issues are embedded as an integral part of the project design in accordance with the HS2 Sustainability Policy and Sustainability Approach Document.
  • Work collaboratively with other technical specialists including engineers, construction experts, architects, property advisors, environmental and sustainability specialists achieving high quality integrated designs and develop appropriate and cost balanced mitigation strategies and solutions.
  • As part of HS2 Ltd.'s assurance process, review and critically appraise all area environmental deliverables produced by consultants ensuring compliance with the organisation's technical and sponsor requirements, environmental commitments, environmental law and regulation (including parliamentary requirements) enabling confident defence before Select Committee.
  • Support area technical stakeholder engagement (working closely with the Central Environment Team and Stakeholder Team) via various different forums obtaining information informing the development of the area (and, where necessary, route-wide) assessment and design and ensuring the stakeholder's 75environmental and sustainability requirements are understood and managed so as to minimise petition risk and supporting the development of a world class railway.
  • Ensure full audit trail of key decisions and compliant datamanagement enabling effective petition management, efficient handling of enquiries (including FOI and EIR) and ensuring that statutory requirements aremet.

Skills & Experience Required:

  • Bachelor degree (or equivalent) in a relevant environmental / built environmental discipline.
  • Membership of a relevant environmental / built environmental organisation is desirable.
  • Experience ofmanaging environmental assessment (EIA) and design on large or complex infrastructure/ engineering projects.
  • Proven knowledge of EU and UK environment legislation and current best practice guidance.
  • Proven abilitymanaging individuals, consultants and working acrossmultidisciplinary teams.
  • Strong IT skills and proven working ability using Office based software, including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, coupled with an aptitude towards learning and utilising new software in the office environment (training is provided in the use of the internal documentmanagement systems). A good understanding of GIS, SharePoint and eB is also desirable.
  • Experience of preparing / reviewing material for and attending public consultations.