At Telent, you will have the opportunity to be a part of something bigger. To keep things moving, to connect people. It’s important work we do. Learning together, inspiring colleagues, and making the entire organisation better. Join us and help keep the nations critical networks connected and protected 24/7.

Reporting into the Environmental and Sustainability Manager, the Environmental and Sustainability Specialist will play a key role in implementing the telent Sustainability Strategy and supporting Business Units to meet business waste and carbon reduction objectives, customer expectations, ISO14001 and legal requirements across our Rail and Asset Management divisions. This is an agile working role, with up to 50% UK wide travel.

What you’ll do:

  • Provide specialist direction and advice to assigned EHS teams and relevant Project leads for environment and sustainability to meet customer and regulatory requirements
  • Support risk management by defining an appropriate environmental assurance regime including any risk-based audit program, ensuring effective audit and assurance practices through the EHS inspections and audits
  • Support the preparation of sustainability and carbon reduction plans for contracts and bid responses
  • Support the development and maintenance of performance data collation and the provision of carbon management reports for customer and contract requirements.
  • Protect the business by ensuring that regular effective reviews of key Business Unit environmental aspects and impacts are carried out including the evaluation of climate change risks.
  • Support the Bid, Design and Operational Teams to ensure that sustainable and carbon reduction practices are embedded at all stages of the Project Life Cycle.

Who you are

You will have experience in a similar Environmental & Sustainability role, within in a relevant industry (Rail / Telecoms / Utilities / Construction).

Key Requirements:

  • Minimum Qualification – PIEMA
  • ISO14001:2015 Lead Auditor
  • Experience of providing technical sustainability and environmental advice for business operations
  • Experience of delivering tangible reductions in the impact of equipment and infrastructure on the environment through the stages of product lifecycle
  • Experience in managing and delivering complex technical and change/improvement projects
  • Full driving license and flexible with UK wide travel.


  • Company Car
  • 34 days holiday, including public holidays, plus the option to buy or sell five days each year
  • Company pension scheme
  • A range of family friendly policies
  • Occupational health support and wellbeing Portal
  • Discounts on Cinema, Restaurants and Shopping with Telent Reward scheme.