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Environment Advisor - 12 Month Fixed Term Employment

Date: 02-Nov-2022

Location: Portsmouth, England, GB

Company: QinetiQ


Job title: Environmental Advisor - 12 Month Fixed Term Employment

Location: Portsmouth, Salisbury, Farnborough, Gosport or Southend-on-sea.


The full benefits package includes – Contributory pension scheme, share incentive plan, private medical insurance, private dental insurance, childcare vouchers, holiday vouchers, other leisure discounts, etc.


About the role


The role will provide competent and professional subject matter expertise and advice on all aspects of environmental management and assessment to QinetiQ sites, businesses and functions within geographical region of responsibility.


What do I need?


  • The Environmental Advisor should have experience, post qualification, as an environmental practitioner.
  • You should have experience in leading management systems audits.
  • The Environmental Advisor must have experience in planning and leading investigations.


What will I be doing?


  • The Environmental Advisor will support maintenance of the ISO 14001 Standard across applicable sites, ensuring Heads of Sites are aware and prepared for external surveillance audits and assist them in identifying, prioritising and tracking environmental improvements and actions.
  • You will take the lead and drive specific corporate environmental improvement programmes and collaboratively support programmes led by others.
  • The Environmental Advisor will work with site leadership teams to ensure robust, good quality environmental assessments are in place, and are reviewed/updated at appropriate intervals.
  • You will maintain knowledge and understanding of current environmental legislation and good practice, and its implementation for QinetiQ.  Track proposed changes, ensuring businesses and leadership teams are aware of any relevant impacts to enable them to maintain legal compliance.
  • The Environmental Advisor will maintain effective engagement with internal and external environmental contacts/stakeholders around the organisation through site visits, remote collaboration, and participation at relevant site environmental meetings.


Why Join QinetiQ?


As we continue to grow into new markets around the world, there’s never been a more exciting time to join QinetiQ. The formula for success is our appetite for innovation, courage to take on a wide variety of complex challenges.

You’ll experience a unique working environment where teams from different backgrounds, disciplines and experience enjoy collaborating widely and openly as we undertake this exciting and rewarding journey. Through effective teamwork, and pulling together, you’ll get to experience what happens when we all share different perspectives, blend disciplines, and link technologies; constantly discovering new ways of solving complex problems in an diverse and inclusive environment where you can be authentic, feel valued and realise your full potential.


Joining QinetiQ offers you an opportunity to work on a broad range of interesting defence-based projects with vast career progression across a global organisation in addition to competitive personal and professional benefits.  You’ll receive highly competitive salary and benefits package: our basic salaries are very attractive as we constantly review what’s happening in the market. The range of benefits that we offer include, flexible working, generous holiday entitlements, Health Cash Plan, Private Medical Insurance and Dental Insurance and much more.


About QinetiQ


As a company of over 6,000 dedicated professionals, we are a world-centre of excellence in research and development and act as a catalyst for fast-track innovation, offering outstanding experimentation facilities, and technical, engineering and scientific expertise. QinetiQ is made up of dedicated experts in defence, aerospace, security and related markets, all working together to explore new ways of protecting what matters most. Being part of QinetiQ means being central to the safety and security of the world around us. Partnering with our customers, we help to save lives; reduce risks to society; and maintain the global infrastructure on which we all depend. Come and find out how you can play a role.