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We have a fantastic new opportunity for a Senior Environmental Manager to join our Rail and Infrastructure team at Ground Control. This role will work in conjunction with internal and external stakeholders delivering key strategic objectives and innovation to deliver business and project deliverables.

Key responsibilities will include;

  • Internal and external communication
  • Building suitable resources to support business ambitions
  • Leading business change and innovation
  • Supporting the operational team from pre-construction
  • Preparation of associated fee proposals
  • Managing and coordinating scheme delivery in required timeframes, from ecological assessments,
  • BNG assessments and traditional ecological surveying.
  • Responsible for the specific ecological profit and loss for this business unit
  • Co-ordinating sub-consultant supply chain resource, vetting and QA of required output.
  • Line management of the ecological team (resource, ecologist/grad ecologist & sub-consultants

The Senior Environmental Manager is a great role for experienced environmental or ecological experts ideally with a strong focus on rail. You will need;

  • Full membership of CIEEM (or working towards it)
  • Knowledge and experience of policy, regulations, standards, metrics and tools relating to biodiversity along with general wildlife legislation across the UK and it’s application.
  • Experience and understanding of UKHab classification, Biodiversity Metric and strong botanical skills;
  • A background in conversation or deep understanding of conservation management methods related to biodiversity;
  • Experience of habitat creation and management.
  • Have experience in customer facing situations related to early customer engagement;
  • Have high attention to detail, especially with technical output excellence;
  • Experience of operating at a senior level leading the biodiversity elements of major projects and delivery of high-quality deliverables
  • Demonstrable experience of managing complex projects, including commercial, resourcing and scheduling activities
  • Good GIS skills

This is a hybrid role with plenty of working at home therefore we can be flexible on location however nationwide travel may be required from time to time therefore you must hold full UK driving licence

What we offer:

At Ground Control we believe in creating an inspirational environment , and rewarding our employees for their hard work. We offer a wide-ranging benefits program , supporting you to realise your full potential, and are proud to be recognised as a great place to work:

Awards, Accolades and Culture

  • We have been awarded ‘world-class’ status for employee engagement in the 2023 best companies results, ranking at #16 in the ‘Top 100 Large Companies to Work For’ league table.
  • Certified B-Corp Accredited, Ground Control has been certified by B Lab, the not-for-profit behind the B Corp movement, as having met rigorous social and environmental standards which represent its commitment to sustainable goals ahead of profit.
  • We invest 5% of our profits into the Evergreen Fund, an investment fund dedicated to sustainability and environmental initiatives.
  • By 2025 we have committed to planting 1,000,000 trees, having a fully electric fleet, and achieving carbon net zero after becoming carbon neutral in 2020.
  • 2 personal choice volunteering days with your fundraising efforts matched up to £500!

Perks and Benefits

  • Free gym access if you are Head Office based or subsidised national gym memberships if you are based elsewhere.
  • Nursery Vouchers, Cycle to work scheme and Travel loans
  • Bupa employee support, Free Flu Jabs, online private GP service and a premium subscription to Calm, the wellbeing app
  • A supportive, entrepreneurial working environment that fosters collaboration.
  • Training, development, coaching and mentoring plans including our GC Leadership Academy, job specific accreditations and higher education opportunities
  • Hybrid working opportunities with time in the office including breakfast Mondays and dog friendly Fridays.
  • Financial benefits include yearly bonus scheme, access to Wagestream and employee share options

How we work:

We put people at the centre of everything we do. Everyone is welcome. We’re embracing a culture where difference is valued. Your uniqueness will be celebrated. We believe diversity grows innovation, and innovation creates initiative. Together we’ll succeed in caring for each other, caring for our communities and caring for our Environment. Together, we’re stronger.

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