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Environmental Administrator EO - Reed Talent Solutions

Date Posted: May 09, 2023
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Job Description


This role is officed based at Manor Farm, Porton Down, Salisbury, Wiltshire, SP4 0JG

Please be aware that this role can only be worked from within the UK and not overseas. Relocation expenses are not available.

Working Pattern:

Full Time, Flexible working in line with UKHSA Policy

Responsibilities section:

The Environmental Administrator will support the Environmental Manager in implementing site and corporate environmental objectives and targets. They will assist with ensuring members of staff are aware of any environmental legislative and sustainable development issues that relate to operations carried out onsite. The applicant will be required to have good communication and computer skills and will be required to prepare reports on behalf of the Environmental Manager for senior management.

Specific duties will vary depending on current focuses, but examples of these will include:

  • Compilation of and interpretation of audit and analytical data.
  • Support the Environmental Manager in the planning and organisation of remedial activities.
  • Preparation of text, tables, and/or figures for reports.
  • Take minutes for environmental meetings, prepare agendas and meeting documentation.Follow up on actions as required by the environmental manager.
  • Provide administrative support to the management and monitoring of the operation and maintenance of the incinerator and other waste management processes onsite.
  • Maintain an overview of ongoing work within the environmental team in line with agreed deadlines and workplan and monitor and report the progress to team members.
  • Assist the Environmental Manager in collating data / information.
  • Monitor Environmental inbox for correspondence and requests from staff, providing help and advice in a timely manner.
  • Responsible for ensuring that incidents / near misses that are recorded on UKHSA's Trackwise system are investigated and closed out in a timely fashion.

The duties/responsibilities listed above describe the post as it is at present and is not intended to be exhaustive. The Job holder is expected to accept reasonable alterations and additional tasks of a similar level that may be necessary.

Essential Criteria:

It is important through your application and Statement of Suitability of 500 words that you give evidence and examples of proven experience of each of the following criteria:


  • Proven administrative skill and language proficiency
  • Proficient in key Microsoft Office products to include Word, Excel and Powerpoint.
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills at all levels (internal and external)
  • Proactive and methodical approach to work and work challenges, with the ability to prioritise and manage own workload according to business needs.
  • Ability to meet deadlines within a high-pressure environment.
  • Ability to work effectively as part of a team, as well as working with minimal supervision.
  • An understanding of and commitment to equality of opportunity and good working relationships, both in terms of day to day working practices, but also in relation to management systems.

Selection process details


You will be required to complete an application form. This will be assessed in line with the advertised essential criteria - please do provide evidence of how you meet this.

If you are successful at this stage, you will progress to an interview.

Please do not submit your CV, we require you to complete the full application process including a Personal Statement/Statement of Suitability, as outlined below. Please ensure that your Statement of Suitability contains no personal identifiers e.g. name in either the file name or content of the document.


This competition will involve an interview by video.

As part of the process, candidates will be invited to interview which will involve an in-depth discussion of your previous experience and professional competence in relation to the criteria set out in the Person Specification.

Your Statement of Suitability should outline your skills, experience, and achievements, providing evidence of your suitability for the role, with reference to the essential criteria (outlined in the person specification section).

You will also be asked to provide information within the 'Employer/ Activity history' section of the application form. This is equivalent to the information you would provide on a CV, setting out your career history.

For further information on the selection process, please refer to the attached Candidate Pack.

Expected Timeline:

Advert close: 23:55hrs on 21st May 2023 - unfortunately, late applications will not be considered. Once this job has closed, the job advert will no longer be available. You may want to save a copy for your records.

Interviews: TBC

Please note these dates could be subject to change.

Job Detail

  • Location:
    Salisbury, United Kingdom
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  • Apply Before:
    Jun 11, 2023