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Environment & Sustainability Advisor

Job Description

Siemens Mobility does more than you know. You may associate us with trains or signalling systems. But, the advanced, AI powered transportation and mobility infrastructure we’re developing are actually a driving force for the future of smart cities – and an entirely digitalised world. 

We blended traditional engineering with computer science long ago, and are leading the way in solutions that transform how people move. Green energy and decarbonisation is our goal, as is convenience and connecting with the individual – putting all the information relating to their journey in the palm of their hand.

An opportunity has arisen for an Environment & Sustainability Advisor to join the growing team, ideally based from Ashby, to support the delivery of environment and environmental sustainability requirements for projects across the UK. This will be split between Project Delivery Environmental Management, and strategic support / business risk that will include decarbonisation, resource efficiency, biodiversity etc.


Key Responsibilities
  • Facilitate the development of project specific environment and environmental sustainability documentation in line with business needs, legislation, and specific client requirements. For example; Environment Management Plans (EMP/ESMPs), Environment and Social Risk Assessments (ESRAs) and Site Waste Management Plans (SWMPs).  
  • Ensure project teams are aware of and have appropriately programmed for management of environment and social issues especially those related to permits, licences, and consents.
  • Identify and assist in the implementation of project-level environmental and environmental sustainability opportunities
  • Ensure integration of environmental and environmental sustainability deliverables (e.g.: key documentation, data collection and reporting, training, etc) within project activities
  • Actively participate in relevant business/project meetings.  
  • Manage and undertake environmental inspections and audits of projects/offices/sites/depots (including in other regions as required) 
  • Be the lead technical support for any environmental incident investigations
  • Develop and deliver (or directly assist in) environmental and relevant sustainability training to staff and contractors
  • Be aware of and communicate emerging environmental and relevant sustainability legislation and best practices, working in conjunction with regional/corporate/industry counterparts 
  • Work in collaboration with all project relevant team members (e.g.: EHS, commercial, construction, design, etc) and actively interface with Client counterpart and other contractors (e.g.: principal contractors, alliance organisations, supply chain partners, etc) to drive environment and relevant sustainability deliverables 
  • Engage and/or manage external specialists (e.g.: for ecology, noise, or community engagement) to deliver specific business or project-level advice, services or other support
  • Support the work winning teams in developing high quality/tailored environment and sustainability bid responses
  • Support development and implementation of corporate environment and relevant sustainability workstreams, where requested.
  • Be an ambassador with regards to the promotion of a positive environment and sustainability culture both internally and externally

Key Competencies
  • Degree or diploma in environmental or relevant sustainability field 
  • Membership of a relevant professional organisation (eg: IEMA, CIWEM, IES) 
  • Current (or clear timeline to achieving) Membership of IEMA (or equivalent) (Senior Advisor – Full Member, Advisor – Practitioner Level) 
  • Willingness to learn and apply knowledge on less familiar environment, sustainability, and social topics
  • Ability to prepare high quality written documentation
  • Ability to effectively engage with both office and site-based personnel 
  • Willingness to provide guidance and constructive feedback to colleagues on environmental and relevant sustainability issues
  • Experience in the development and/or delivery of environment and sustainability briefing materials  
  • Actively engaged in Continuing Professional Development (CPD) activities
  • Detailed knowledge of one or more specific environment topics (desirable)
  • Previous experience in an environmental or relevant sustainability field, ideally within the construction and/or rail industry

About us

We’re Siemens.  A collection of over 377,000 great minds who are all making the future and you could be one of them!   We have offices across the UK, full of talented individual’s helping us to challenge the today and work towards a brighter tomorrow.

We are looking forward to receiving your online application.  Please ensure you complete all areas of the application form to the best of your ability to help us review your suitability for the role.  We will be in contact as soon as possible with an update on your application.


What else do you need to know?

Our compensation package includes a competitive salary, holiday allowance and pension. We celebrate the fact that our employees are individuals and have different wants and needs. With this in mind, we have a flexible benefits scheme where you can tailor your benefits package to suit you.

If we all thought the same, we would never think of anything new! That’s why we recruit great minds from all walks of life. We recognise that building a diverse workforce is essential to the success of our business, therefore we encourage applications from a diverse talent pool. We are proud to announce that we have partnered with VERCIDA, the UK's largest diversity and inclusion focused careers site where all our vacancies are in an accessible format. We welcome the opportunity to discuss flexibility requirements with our applicants to encourage agile working and innovation. #LI-MB1

Organization: Siemens Mobility

Company: Siemens Mobility Limited

Experience Level: not defined

Full / Part time: Full-time

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