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Environment Advisor

Job Description

Role: MPS Environment Advisor
Part/Full Time: Full Time
Hours per Week: 36 hours per week
Type of Contract: Permanent
Job Title: MPS Environment Advisor
Salary: £39,469 - £47,089 plus a Location allowance of £1,721.
Location: Hendon or Sidcup (3 days in office and 2 days from home)

Join us in reducing the environmental impact of the UK's largest police service. As an Environment Advisor, you'll be a key member of the Met's Environment and Sustainability team, making a greener and more sustainable organisation. Your primary task is to deliver our environmental strategy, including the Environmental Management System (EMS) and Sustainability Management Programme (SMP). You'll also oversee sustainability training, monitor the Facilities Management supply chain, and contribute to the Greater London Authority (GLA) Group Responsible Procurement (RP) Policy. Your expertise will be highly valuable.

Key Responsibilities

  • Implement and develop the MPS's Environmental Management System (EMS) aligned with ISO 14001.
  • Coordinate environmental activities across various departments and business groups.
  • Manage the Sustainability Management Programme (SMP).
  • Maintain the EMS.
  • Manage the MPS environment and sustainability audit program.
  • Lead the development and implementation of the Greater London Authority (GLA) Group Responsible Procurement (RP) Policy.
  • Manage the environmental performance of the FM supply chain.
  • Manage environmental/sustainability training, communications, and awareness.
  • Represent the Metropolitan Police on external stakeholder forums and meetings.
  • Provide support for any other duties as directed by the team lead.

Portfolio of Sub-Functions
As part of this role, you will manage various sub-functions, working collaboratively with other experts. These include:

  • Keeping the Environmental Management System (EMS) up to date and managing governance.
  • Collaborating with communications, management, and climate adaptation teams.
  • Involvement in energy and carbon, waste and resource projects.
  • Working with the wildlife crime unit.
  • Taking responsibility for environmental sustainability.
  • Collaborating with high-powered individuals.
  • Involvement in procurement activities.
  • Strong report writing skills, including numeracy for specific projects.

Qualifications and Experience
Ideal candidates will have:

  • A degree in a relevant field such as science, engineering, or geography.
  • A minimum of 3 years' experience, although recent graduates with relevant qualifications will also be considered.
  • IEMA certification is ideal.

To apply, please contact Lewis Ashcroft on 01772 208962 or email if you would like to apply or to discuss the role in more detail!