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Environmental / Biodiversity Advisor

Rolawn is the UK’s leading turf grower and supplier of Britain’s Finest Turf. In addition, Rolawn is renowned for its market leading high quality topsoils and barks. The company prides itself on a reputation for professionalism, reliability and integrity, which, allied to a culture of innovation and constant improvement, has resulted in the Rolawn brand becoming the industry benchmark of quality and service.

Rolawn has been growing turf for over 45 years and entered the topsoil market in 2001. As market leaders, Rolawn are also well known for keeping a sharp focus on the future trends and issues that will affect the industry.

Rolawn is a responsible producer with concern for the environment forming an integral and fundamental part of its business strategy and operating methods. As such we are committed to implementing environmentally responsible standards and practices as part of our continual environmental improvement.

Rolawn is certified to BS EN ISO 9001:20115 and 14001:2015 for its Quality and Environmental Management System.

We are currently recruiting for an Environmental / Biodiversity Advisor to join our team based at Seaton Ross near York.

Core responsibilities for the role:

  • Intellectual and technical lead on matters relating to biodiversity and the environment with a thorough understanding of relevant legislation and regulations affecting the construction and landscaping industries.
  • Provide in-depth knowledge and technical input to improving business process and product development related to biodiversity, sustainability and environmental matters.
  • Become the key source of expertise regarding relevant environmental and construction sector legislation, regulations, standards and guidance.
  • Establish acceptance by industry participants as a trusted and knowledgeable technical adviser and develop a wide knowledge of biodiversity and environmental matters and understand their relevance to target markets.

About you

The ideal candidate will:

Bring keen analytical, managerial and written skills into play as a central contributor to innovative and high quality environmentally sustainable solutions across a range of products and services.

Good organisation and time management skills, able to work independently and off their own initiative. Confident speaker with experience preparing and delivering presentations.

Demonstrate a passion for the Environment, Biodiversity and Sustainability, driving innovation and a desire to positively influence and develop those around them.

Have strong client-facing skills with excellent communication capabilities.

Ability to work effectively in pressurised situations and can be relied upon to deliver, irrespective of circumstances.

A Degree or equivalent in Environmental Sciences or suitably applicable fields is desirable, though candidates with relevant practical experience would be considered.

How to apply

If you would like to become part of a team within a growing and successful company, please send a CV and cover letter summarising your relevant experience and why you feel you would be suitable for the role to:

Rolawn Ltd
The Airfield
Seaton Ross
YO42 4NF

Closing date for applications Sunday 19th January 2020

No agencies please.

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