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Environmental Management Specialist

  • Salary: £550 - £575 per day
  • Job type: Contract
  • Location: Farnborough, Hampshire
  • Sector: Engineering
  • Date posted: 14/09/2018
  • Job reference: 9162

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Role title: Environmental Management Specialist

Location: Farnborough, Boscombe Down, Bristol, Malvern

Duration: 6 month contracts

£550 - £575 p/day

Role Summary/Purpose:

To provide system safety and environmental management skills to external and internal clients and to assist in the development of business growth.
The primary output for this role will be provision of environmental management expertise to deliver defined artefacts in support of projects to our clients. A background in Safety Engineering will be a significant advantage in this role.
The role will predominantly be working for project delivery teams requiring safety and environmental management support. In order to deliver output, the successful candidate will need to be flexible to work in a variety of supporting roles, and be prepared to travel to meet customer and internal business needs.
There will also be a requirement to support and supervise others delivering projects.


  • Getting the buy-in of other SMEs to the job holder's preferred methods/solutions
  • Delivering solutions to meet different customers' requirements in parallel
  • Working within a geographically dispersed team
  • Understand and work within the regulatory authority policy boundaries, offering advice and guidance to other QinetiQ business areas and customers alike.
  • Develop new and nurture existing business relationships both internally and externally.
  • Support and mentor new team members and to help grow the capability

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Provide recommended solutions to problems that are defensible, auditable and which will meet customers' expectations and needs
  • Support time estimates for inputs to bids;
  • Manage other resources within the project to ensure quality of output and timeliness.
  • Work collaboratively with Project Managers and Capability Managers to meet the customers' needs.
  • Ensure that all work performed is consistent with QinetiQ Compliancy Procedures
  • Explore and develop potential business opportunities within the existing and potential customer base.
  • Develop and maintain effective technical networks with customers.
  • Support other activities where skills and experience is considered appropriate.

Successful outcomes of this role:

  • Provision of verbal and written technical advice to the Customer as tasked by Project Managers and Capability Managers.

Essential Knowledge, Skills and Experience Required:

  • Analytical and logical thinking skills consistent with those associated with the successful completion of a degree in mathematics, science or technology; also the job holder must have conceptual flexibility and be able to think in an integrated/holistic /systematic manner.
  • Good judgement for reliably identifying and managing opportunities and risks, and also for selecting the most appropriate solution from a range of options.
  • A collaborative willingness to take the lead and influence/persuade others to align to a particular course of action.
  • Knowledge and experience in working with the regulatory authority organisations.


  • Engineering degree or equivalent.

Successful outcomes of this role:

  • Provision of verbal and written technical advice to the Customer as tasked by Project Managers and Capability Managers.

Desired Characteristics:

  • Chartered status
  • Masters' Degree in Safety and/or environmental management related discipline
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