We are looking to strengthen our SHEQ team with a Sustainability Advisor based at Hattersley with hybrid working available.

Purpose of Role:

  • Supporting the Head of Sustainability and Environment in the continual improvement of organisation with respect to sustainability and responsible business, including progress towards achieving operational and supply chain Net Zero Carbon and improving business social value.
  • To promote sustainability through the production of communications, training, documentation and support materials with delivery of briefings and training; and attendance at meetings to share progress and communicate sustainability and responsible business.

Key responsibilities will include:

  • Managing time appropriately to allow hybrid working (mainly between offices, home and construction site visits)
  • Providing support to the Head of Sustainability and Environment, particularly with regards to strategic development and the supporting required actions
  • Collating and analysing of environmental and sustainability data to support internal and external reporting (including the MWHT Sustainability Dashboard and compliance with the Global Reporting Initiative)
  • Managing the collation of environmental data and the calculation of the company carbon footprint (including non-mandatory Scope 3 emissions)
  • Produce and organise sustainability and responsible business-related training material for employees and our supply chain
  • Working on projects across MWHT regions, including supporting the production of Project Sustainability and Social Value Plans and developing case studies
  • Identifying environmental benefits, best practice and carbon savings from design and construction projects
  • Promotion / communication / workshops on sustainability internally and to our clients and the supply chain; including production of case studies and reports
  • Completion and support on client related sustainability and carbon workbooks and calculators
  • Analysing current and future sustainability trends or requirements relevant to the business and assist in identifying solutions to ensure continual improvement
  • To support the partnership with Supply Chain Sustainability School and assist in embedding within MWHT and adoption by the supply chain, including use of the Action Sustainability carbon tool
  • Requesting and handling of relevant data (predominantly carbon related) from the supply chain
  • Working alongside the MWHT STEM Ambassadors to promote environmental and sustainability education
  • Represent and promote the SHEQ (Environmental) Department in meetings, workshops, management reviews and forums.
Key Relationships:
  • Communicate and collaborate with SHEQ team and business units, particularly procurement and engineering.
  • Reporting within SHEQ team and to the MWHT Head of Sustainability and Environmental Manager
  • Supply chain representatives
  • Client representatives
  • Other stakeholders
Special Requirements: Travel within the UK
KPI Themes
  • Assist in progress to achieve Net Zero Carbon
  • Manage and support in improvements to reporting mechanisms and action planning
  • Completion and support of client related sustainability and carbon workbooks and calculators
  • Promotion of sustainability and environmental matters
Competencies:  Responsibilities- Problem Solving- Innovation- Collaboration- People Focus

About You

  • Diploma or above qualification in an environmental or sustainability-based subject
  • Strong written and verbal communication and negotiating skills.
  • Moderate IT skills with proficiency in use of excel based systems
  • Effective time and workload management
  • Flexible approach to working environment
  • Ability to define goals and plan to deliver them
  • Full driving licence

About Us

MWH Treatment is an integrated design and build provider working in the water sector. With over 1,000 staff working across eight regional centres, supporting six long-term water sector frameworks and two recently won frameworks, operating both as a sole contractor but also in joint ventures and alliances.

At MWH Treatment we believe that people matter. We know to build successful, creative teams we need a diverse workforce that can deliver innovative ways of thinking. We provide an environment where you will have the freedom to develop and grow to your full potential, creating opportunity by inviting, embracing, and celebrating difference, our goal as an employer is to motivate, and develop our employees. By fostering a diverse range of talents and perspectives we ensure we have the breadth of viewpoints, experiences, and skills needed to succeed. Embracing diversity of all kinds enables us to provide a work environment and culture that plays a key role in attracting and retaining the right people with the right skills.

As signatories to the Armed Forces Corporate Covenant, we have made a promise to support our forces, working with the CTP to help ex veterans find work in the civilian world. We also support Mates in Mind, a charitable programme to improve and promote positive mental health in the workplace. We don’t just tick boxes; we live these values every day.

What MWH offer

Packages include –

  • A competitive salary
  • Hybrid Working (Jobs needs dependent)
  • Car/car allowance (Jobs needs dependent)
  • 25 days holiday + Bank Holidays (with an additional 5 days available to buy)
  • Contribution Pension scheme
  • Life Assurance
  • Health Insurance
  • Private Medical Insurance
  • And many more benefits including – cycle to work scheme, discounts and savings Hub, Kids Pass etc