Role Overview:

In a Nutshell…

We have an exciting opportunity for a Environmental Compliance Manager in a regional role covering the North and South West of the UK. As the Environmental Compliance Manager’s  you will lead the way on strategy, risk management, culture, policy and governance. Supporting the business to manage and minimise its impact on the environment as a result of our activities, either to ensure compliance with laws and regulations or to mitigate risks of harmful effects on the natural environment and protect the health of human beings. 


Let’s cut to the chase, what’s in it for you…

  • Competitive basic salary and annual bonus
  • Company car, car allowance or travel allowance
  • Agile working possible (dependent on role)
  • Up to 33 days annual leave plus bank holidays
  • Private Healthcare
  • Enhanced maternity, paternity and adoption leave
  • Competitive contributory pension scheme
  • Life assurance – 4 x your annual salary
  • Share incentive schemes
  • Employee rewards portal with many more benefits…

In return, what we would like from you…

  • Behave in line with our company values – Integrity, Caring and Quality
  • Either NEBOSH Diploma / Masters qualification in Environmental Management or Degree in Geography/Environmental Science/Environmental Management

  • Practitioner IEMA Membership (minimum)

  • Internal EMS Auditor

  • Construction experience

  • Developing and delivering training

  • Audits and Inspections

  • Incident Investigation

  • Environmental Management Systems

  • Permits & Consents requirements

More about the Environmental Compliance Manager role…

  • Responsible and accountable for coaching and mentoring SHE team colleagues through regular observation of SSIs, audits and other inspection activities so far as reasonably practicable.
  • Responsible and accountable for implementation of regular site inspections and other audits by dedicated Environmental Advisors and reporting to SHE Director on such monitoring activity.
  • Working with the SHE Director and other Regional Operational Managers to enhance the environmental culture across the Group.
  • Develop environmental training material and deliver training with coordination from the training team.
  • Develop relevant communications e.g., alerts, bulletins etc.
  • Carry out internal ISO 14001 audits and assist with external ISO 14001 audits to maintain the company’s accreditation
  • Liaise with Local Authorities, Environment Agency, other Statutory Bodies and residents when necessary.
  • Develop, review and update the environmental element of the SHE Management System including technical documents to identify key environmental risks and appropriate control measures.
  • Provide management support and advice to the business across all disciplines on all aspects of environmental management.
  • Support the Sustainability team with the implementation of Vistry’s Sustainability Strategy including best practice innovations & waste data collation and reporting.
  • Join third party working groups that may benefit or facilitate the company SHE framework or highlight best practice as and when requested.
  • Maintain close communications with the Group SHE Director and legal teams, advising of any known serious negative environmental impacts that could cause irreparable damage to the environment, negatively affect the company reputation and or lead to prosecution, as quickly as possible. 
  • Assist the Group SHE Director to establish clear standards and develop strategies that ensures the standards are successfully adopted and embedded throughout the organisation.
  • Maintain close relationships with all SHE Managers, ensuring they keep the Environmental Manager updated with current significant environmental situations as appropriate.
  • Assist SHE Managers with high level Incident Review Board Presentations.
  • Support SHE Managers when leading on any major / significant environmental incident investigation.
  • Keep up to date with and understand legal responsibilities regarding Environmental compliance.

Finally, let’s tell you a bit more about us…

We’re Vistry Group, the UK’s leading provider of affordable mixed-tenure homes. Our core values of integrity, caring, and quality shape all we do; our partnership-led approach helps us build sustainable communities where they’re needed most.

You’re probably familiar with our unmatched portfolio of brands: Linden Homes, Bovis Homes and Countryside Homes. We also have Vistry Works, our timber frame manufacturing operation, and Vistry Services, our support functions. Together, we build more than homes, so there’s nowhere better to build your career. We’re proud that our culture sees everyone treated fairly and respectfully, with diversity and inclusion a top priority and reasonable adjustments provided during the application process. Join us in making Vistry.

Job Type: Permanent – Full Time
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