As an Environment Manager at HS2, you will manage the environmental impact assessment work being done on Phase 2b of the project (Crewe to Manchester and Birmingham to Leeds), working towards a Hybrid Bill deposit to parliament for the proposed high speed railway corridor. You will deliver this work as part of a team consisting of in-house Environment staff and consultancies.
About the role:
- Provide advice to develop environmental design solutions and ensure that environmental sustainability issues continue to be embedded in the project design
- Ensure requirements for consultants are developed in a timely manner, working collaboratively with the Client and Project Integration team
- Review and critically appraise all environmental deliverables produced by consultants to ensure compliance with the organisation’s technical and sponsor requirements
- Support the Senior Environment Manager on internal and external reporting of environmental matters.
- Experience of managing environmental impact assessments (EIA) on large or complex infrastructure/engineering projects
- Track record in delivering robust reports for major projects
- Able to provide support to our engagement staff on environmental issues and attend community engagement events and local authority meetings from time to time
- Proven knowledge of EU and UK environment legislation and current best practice guidance
- Demonstrable experience of preparing/ reviewing material for and attending public consultations
- Proven ability to manage consultants and to work across multidisciplinary teams
- It is expected that you will actively promote and embed Equality, Diversity and Inclusion (EDI) in all your work and support and comply with all organisational initiatives, policies and procedures on EDI.
High Speed 2 (HS2) will be the UK’s new high speed rail network. As well as improving capacity, the new scheme will shorten journey times between a number of Britain’s major population centres, boost the economy and create thousands of jobs.
HS2 Ltd is a safety critical organisation with safety being one of our core values. Employees are required to ensure reasonable care of their own and others’ health and safety by taking personal responsibility for working to the HS2 ‘Safe at Heart’ programme principles and following safe working procedures at all times.