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Environment Advisor


Bristol, GB, BS3 2HQ

Onsite or Hybrid:  Hybrid

Job Title:              Environment Advisor
Location:              Ashton Vale, Bristol with 4 days in the office per month
Compensation:    Competitive Salary + Benefits
Role Type:          Full time / Permanent or Contract
Role ID:               SF57987


At Babcock we’re working to create a safe and secure world, together, and if you join us, you can play your part as an Environment Advisor at our Ashton Vale site.


The role

As an Environment Advisor, you’ll have a role that’s out of the ordinary. Mission Systems is transforming its approach to environmental improvement, following both the launch of Babcock International Groups Environmental Commitments (that range across Water and Waste Management to biodiversity, energy, and environmental management) and a changing legislative landscape for environmental management.


Day to day, you’ll be a key member of the EHS Team and assist in developing our environmental management systems and procedures. 

•    Provide specialist advice on effective management, implementation and adherence to the environmental management system and other management plans.
•    Provide advice to sites regarding the management of environmental risk through active review of aspect and impact registers.
•    Interpret environmental permits and consents, translating any requirements into effective inspection and audit programs to ensure all requirements are met by employees and contractors.
•    Assess and interpret any business wide and customer requirements into Mission System policy, procedures and strategy.
•    Monitor, assess and report field environmental performance to management, employees and contractors to create awareness and improve overall behaviours.


This role provides an agile working arrangement, with a possible 1 day per week in the office.


Essential experience of the Environment Advisor,

•    Working as an Environmental / Sustainability / EHS / Advisor or Manager
•    Of interpretation and application of relevant legislation.


Qualifications for the Environment Advisor,

•    Degree or suitable qualification in Environmental Science, Environmental Sustainability or similar discipline
•    IEMA Certificate
•    Member of IEMA or related professional body

Security Clearance

The successful candidate must be able to achieve and maintain SC security clearance for this role.


Many of the positions within our company are subject to national security clearance and Trade Control restrictions. This means that your eligibility for certain roles may be affected by your place of birth, nationality, current or former citizenship, and any residency you hold or have held. Further details are available at United Kingdom Security Vetting: clearance levels - GOV.UK (


What we offer

  • Generous holiday allowance

  • Matched contribution pension scheme, with life assurance

  • Employee share scheme

  • Employee shopping savings portal

  • Payment of Professional Fees

  • Reservists in the armed forces receive 10-days special paid leave

  • Holiday Trading is a benefit that allows the majority of employees to buy additional leave or to sell up to one working week of annual leave from their annual entitlement

  • ‘Be Kind Day’ enables employees to take one working day's paid leave a year (or equivalent hours) to undertake volunteering work with their chosen organisation or registered charity

  • Growth opportunities.

  • Potential to develop skills.

  • Opportunities to travel within the UK.

  • A dynamic working environment.

  • Autonomy to perform the role.

  • Opportunity to work on some of the most exciting engineering projects this country has to offer.

  • Excellent development opportunities and benefits package including an employee assistance programme supporting physical, mental and financial wellbeing.

  • Opportunities to develop your career.


Babcock International

For over a century Babcock  has helped to defend nations, protect communities and build a better world. To continue, we must adapt, advance and be a sustainable business with a shared goal.


We are a disability confident committed employer. If you have a disability or need any reasonable adjustments during the application and selection stages, please emai with the subject header ‘Reasonable adjustments requirement’. We’re committed to building an inclusive culture where everyone’s free to thrive. We are happy to talk about flexible working – please ask about alternative patterns of work at interview.


Closing date: 05/08/202

Job Segment: CSR, Environmental Engineering, Engineer, Management, Engineering

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