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Environmental Sustainability Manager

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General information


Egis is an international player active in the consulting, construction engineering and mobility service sectors.
We design and operate intelligent infrastructure and buildings capable of responding to the climate emergency and helping to achieve more balanced, sustainable and resilient territorial development.
With operations in 120 countries, Egis places the expertise of its 18,000 employees at the disposal of its clients and develops cutting-edge innovation accessible to all projects.
Improving people's quality of life and supporting communities in their social and economic development, whilst drastically reducing carbon emissions and achieving vital 2050 net zero targets, that's our purpose.



Position description

Job title

Environmental Sustainability Manager

Contract type

Permanent contract

Business Line specific context

Egis is a leading global consulting, construction engineering and operating firm. We work hand-in-hand with our clients, across every aspect of transport, energy and the built environment to build a more balanced, sustainable and resilient world. The Egis Group has more than 50 years of experience and a team of 16,000 employees in over 100 countries around the world. Joining our Group means, above all, sharing our values as a people-first company, strongly committed to sustainability and innovation.


In the UK we're proud to be delivering some of the most iconic projects which help connect people, protect our environment and meet emission reduction targets. From motorways to tramways, nuclear power plants to smart cities, clients choose us to help them solve their most complex challenges - delivering climate-responsible growth that meets the needs of communities, industry and the planet.


As a Environmental Sustainability Manager you shall provide support and assurance for design and construction project work undertaken by Egis,  ensuring that environmental risk and opportunity assessment and management is fully integrated into the Egis service offering.  This will include Major Project contracts.


This role may also include working on projects/bids internationally. 


Based in Birmingham 3 days per week with hybrid working for remaining 2 days including at Egis UK Head Office in London. 

Job description

What you will be doing@

  • Manage the identification of environmental requirements and deliverables for Egis projects including business case development
  • Preparation of technical reports on environmental risks and opportunities associated with Egis projects including recommendations for mitigation/management
  • Responsible for environmental sustainability performance reporting to Egis Senior Management and Project Teams/Partners and Client Teams
  • Provide specialist advice to Egis Project Teams/Partners and Client Teams in relation to contract environmental requirements and environmental legal requirements
  • Provide advice and solutions to Egis Design Teams/Partners and Client Teams on sustainable design and construction practices
  • Support Egis Teams in the delivery of work packages to cost and programme
  • Identify opportunities for implementing best practice and innovation to achieve cost and programme efficiencies and risk mitigation.
  • Manage contracts with environmental sub-consultants and specialists in delivery of specific environmental tasks including defining remits and monitoring of performance
  • Lead and coordinate communications with external stakeholders in relation to environmental contract requirements where applicable, including consent granting bodies (including but not limited to the Environment Agency, Natural England and local authorities/environmental health officers)
  • Provide a main point of contact in relation to specific Egis projects for interfacing disciplines including design and engineering, construction management, procurement and community engagement
  • Undertake environmental assurance in accordance with Egis management processes


Skills, Knowledge and Experience: 

  • Demonstrable experience in environmental management on major infrastructure projects covering both design and construction
  • Demonstrable experience in assessing environmental effects, developing mitigation proposals and implementing environmental designs to avoid or reduce environmental effects
  • Demonstrable experience in developing and implementing environmental design compliance procedures and reporting
  • Demonstrable knowledge and practical experience of developing, implementing and improving EMS certified to BS EN ISO 14001
  • Demonstrable knowledge and practical experience of statutory environmental requirements
  • Demonstrable experience of liaison with external stakeholders including statutory bodies
  • Demonstrable experience in managing, leading and influencing within a Project Team including addressing challenging situations
  • Demonstrable experience in leading an environmental sustainability working group/ collaboration forums
  • Demonstrable application of effective financial management, budgeting, cost control and change control associated with environmental management






 Desirables (not essential, but highly advantageous):


  • BREEAM or CEEQUAL Projects Assessor Certification
  • Technical experience in carbon assessment and management
  • Experience in using GIS and document management systems
  • Experience of managing an Environmental
  • Impact Assessment and the production of an Environmental Statement.



  • Degree or equivalent in environment related subject
  • Membership of relevant professional body (e.g. Institute of Environmental Management & Assessment)
  • Chartered Environmentalist or equivalent




  • Interpretation of complex sets of information in a project management setting
  • Excellent report writing skills
  • Excellent relationship management skills with the ability to engage, negotiate and manage
  • key stakeholders and suppliers
  • Have an ability to work flexibly, calmly and efficiently whilst responding to multiple and ever-changing project/business priorities


Whats in it for you: 


By joining Egis, as well as receiving a competitive salary, you’ll also have the opportunity to explore flexible working arrangements. 

26 days’ annual leave rising 1 day a year (up to 28 days a year) on top of bank holidays.

  • Annual Bonus up to 10% bonus, depending on level
  • Private medical insurance For you and your family
  • Life Assurance Bereavement Support Service 
  • Cycle to work Scheme
  • Eye Care Vouchers with Specsavers
  • Travel Loans
  • Mobile Phone Allowance of £30 per month
  • Healthcare – Individual or family based on employee level
  • Workplace Nursery Scheme
  • Electric Car Scheme
  • Training & Development

Additional Information:

Some of our clients require that all colleagues working with them undertake a basic security clearance check. We will advise you if this is necessary.


We are committed to our planet


In each project we design, engineer and operate we care deeply about the legacy we’re leaving behind. As part of our team, you’ll have a unique opportunity to use your skills and expertise to shape a better future for our communities in the UK, and all around the globe.

 Our commitment is translated in the work carried out by our Egis Foundation, which funds concrete actions to address the climate crisis and is focused on educational and social initiatives that will help in the responsible and sustainable shift towards a sustainable world.


Equality, Diversity & Inclusion:

We at EGIS are an Equal Opportunities employer and we recognise the value of a Diverse Organisation. EGIS appreciates all job applications. If you decide to apply for an opportunity at EGIS, your application will be assessed based purely on your experience, the essential and desirable criteria, and your suitability for the role. We value each and everyone’s contribution as this builds our culture and means, if you work for EGIS, you will be included, listened to, and respected.



Position location

Job location

Europe, United Kingdom



Candidate criteria

Minimum level of education required

4-Bachelor of Arts / Bachelor of Science

Minimum level of experience required



English (5- Proficiency)