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Environmental Policy and Process Manager

Letchworth Garden City, Hertfordshire



Willmott Dixon is seeking an Environmental Policy and Process Manager to join our award winning ReThinking team. The role is based at our Head Office in Letchworth and supports local offices across England and Wales which make up the Willmott Dixon Group.

Willmott Dixon is a privately owned company operating in the Construction, Property Development and Property Maintenance sectors. The group has a turnover in excess of £1.4bn and 3,000 employees, operating out of local construction offices (LCOs) based around England and Wales. Our unique selling point is our people. We are passionate about people, with a real focus and drive around continuous development so believe we can offer a career of a lifetime and regularly celebrate our peoples long service with awards.

This role is responsible for the developing and maintaining the companys sustainability and environmental systems and processes in line with the Sustainable Development Strategy and to maintain our ISO14001:2015 certification, as well as playing a key role in performance improvement.

Key responsibilities include:

Developing environmental strategy, policy, targets and procedures for the WD Group and its operating companies in line with the Sustainable Development Strategy.

Working throughout the company to embed environmental requirements and procedures within the companys Quality Management System and as part of our ISO14001 and ISO45001 certified Risk Management System.

Driving the implementation of operational policies and procedures to enable meeting our ambitious new targets.

Essential and Desirable Criteria

The successful candidate will have a good knowledge and proven experience in Environmental management systems and environmental and sustainability policy and legislation.

In addition they will be able to work on several projects concurrently at both a strategic legislative and policy level whilst being able to accurately analyse detailed numerical data using well developed Excel skills. They will be a selfstarter able to demonstrate high levels of initiative, tenacity and selfmotivation and be comfortable working with a high degree of autonomy. With experience of successfully embedding change in a large matrixmanaged organisation they will also have excellent organisational, communication and written skills.

Essential criteria:

Minimum relevant level 4 qualification (HNC / NVQ4 etc).
Numerate with excellent knowledge of Microsoft Excel

Desirable criteria:

  • Degree in an environmental or related subject
    Membership of relevant professional body
    Valid driving licence
    CSCS card

Personal Qualities

You will be able to:
Understand peoples needs and motivations and adapt your personal style accordingly.
Recognise when there are conflicts, acknowledge the feelings and views of all parties, and redirect peoples energy towards a common goal,
Prioritise and plan to deliver agreed objectives
Take personal responsibility for making things happen
Display high levels of initiative, tenacity and selfmotivation,
Think laterally and develop creative innovative solutions to solve problems

Additional Information

Willmott Dixon embraces diversity in the workplace.

We are happy to consider flexible working.

About Us

Willmott Dixon is one of the largest privately owned Construction businesses in the UK. Our unique selling point is our people. We are passionate about people, with a real focus and drive around continuous development. We strongly believe that this passion has allowed us the success we have enjoyed in recent years. Above everything else you will be joining a values based business: our values are at the centre of every activity we undertake. Having the right talent, coupled with the right culture and values, ensures that we have a sustained future and a trusted brand in our respective markets.

Willmott Dixon has very recently been awarded 4th place in the Sunday Times Best Companies Top 100 to work for and is the first major contractor and developer to win a Queens Award for Enterprise in the category of sustainable development. We have also been recognised for outstanding investment in communities with a CommunityMark from Business in the Community.

We offer a competitive salary in addition to a comprehensive benefits package* including a company pension scheme, company car or car allowance, life assurance, discounted private medical cover, incentive/bonus schemes, employee trade discounts, and many more. We offer you a bright future, one where you will have the opportunity to develop your career with a fast moving, forward thinking company, who recognize and reward your achievements.

* Benefits may vary dependent upon the role and type of employment contract.

Posted 22 days ago

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