Environmental Manager

Posted 07/05/2024 by Willmott Dixon Group

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Willmott Dixon is seeking an Environmental Manager to join its Sustainability Team for one year maternity cover supporting our construction projects in Wales and West region. Your primary focus will be to work closely with our pre-construction and delivery teams to provide environmental support at all stages of our projects from work winning to completion.

You will join our award-winning multidisciplinary Sustainability Team and report to the Regional Sustainability Lead for Wales and the West. This role is flexible in location allowing you to be based near our Cardiff, Bristol or Exeter Offices. It is a hybrid working role with a mix of time spent with project teams on site and working in the office as well as working from home.

The role includes supporting the delivery of our ambitious Now or Never Sustainability Strategy as well as engaging with supply chain partners and customers to identify and manage project risks and opportunities. You will lead of our Risk Management System as well as ensuring our people are engaged, trained and competent in executing the businesses strategic environmental ambitions.

The ideal candidate will be a proactive self-starter, invigorated by challenges, and thrive in an empowered environment that values initiative and innovative thinking. Good communication and relationship management skills are a must, coupled with an energetic interest in environmental sustainability.


  • Helping to develop a culture within the business that is supportive of our sustainability and environmental ambitions.
  • Compliance and achievement of Group, Division, Company, project, procedures, personal targets and initiatives for environmental impact reduction.
  • Ensuring that our Risk Management System is implemented, controlled and maintained helping to achieve and maintain certification of the company ISO 14001:2015 management system.
  • Overseeing the collation and analysis of business and project environmental indicators.
  • Provide environmental input into project winning bids, and assistance with business strategy and project planning.
  • Manage and deliver training programmes, oversee compliance through audit and control, and work with the business to develop an attractive communications approach.
  • The right attitude, positive strategic approach and being adaptable are highly sought-after attributes for this role.

Essential and Desirable Criteria


  • Minimum relevant level 4 qualification (HNC/NVQ4 etc).
  • Full UK driving licence.


  • Environmental related degree
  • Appropriate CSCS card.

In return

We reward our people generously with a competitive salary and a market-leading benefits package that gives you flexible benefits to fit your lifestyle and priorities. This includes but is not limited to, an enhanced pension scheme, discounted or full private medical, life assurance, incentive bonus and a car scheme which will make us a market leader in sustainable company travel. Applicable roles will benefit from a motoring expenditure allowance (MEA) and everyone can access a new generation of low carbon and electric cars via the Willmott Dixon run car leasing scheme.

About Us

With over 170 years of rich history, Willmott Dixon's purpose is beyond profit; delivering brilliant buildings, transforming lives, strengthening communities and enhancing the environment so our world is fit for future generations. Ensuring that we add lasting value to the neighbourhoods we work in; our values, people, innovation, partnerships and focus on sustainability has allowed us to build a successful and solid privately owned business where our people can thrive.

Construction is changing and we are at the forefront of that change. Pioneering new ways to build, innovating the way construction is viewed and establishing ourselves as one of the top employers in any industry. It truly is an amazing company in one of the most exciting industries with a vast array of professional career paths. Adding to that our numerous people awards, we understand everyone has a unique potential and ability to make a difference and succeed; if you want your skills developed and talent recognised, why not join our business!

Willmott Dixon was awarded No 1 in the Best "Big" Companies (2022) to work for and already holds the Times Top 50 Employers for Women 2022. We are the first major contractor and developer to win a King's Award for Enterprise in the category of sustainable development.

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