Environmental Compliance Manager

Posted 04/07/2024 by Levenseat

West Linton, Scottish Borders
£40,000 - £50,000/annum

Are you an experienced Environmental Compliance Manager with a background in waste mangement looking for a new challenge in a growing, award-winning company?

Are you looking to develop your skills and ideas and progress technically, driving every aspect of environment compliance throughout the business?

About the Role

On offer is a days-based role, working Monday - Friday, where you can expect fantastic ongoing training and accredited qualifications and be responsible for overseeing the environmental performance of the company, ensuring compliance with environmental legislation is met. This includes assessing current business practices and developing strategies to improve and meet environmental targets.

Main Responsibilities

  • Monitor the organisation's environmental performance against internal and external compliance targets and manage obligations under a wide range of environmental laws and regulations.
  • Take a lead role in developing, maintaining, and delivering environmental compliance activities.
  • Develop and maintain the company's environmental management system, ensuring it aligns with ISO 14001.
  • Take a lead role in coordinating internal and external audits by developing and monitoring the company's environmental audit schedule.
  • Participate in the development of operational and support staff by delivering workshops and briefings to staff at various levels.
  • Develop and maintain relationships with external stakeholders, including government agencies and regulatory bodies.
  • Work with the wider team to implement strategies to ensure compliance is prioritised and championed at all levels within the organisation.

For more information on the main duties, please see the attached job description.


A comprehensive range of benefits, including:

  • Enhanced holiday entitlement
  • Health cashback plan
  • An employee assistance programme
  • Death In Service cover
  • Development opportunities
  • Training and mentoring

Additional Information

You will be based at our site in Forth, Lanark, with a requirement to visit our Lathallan facility in Falkirk.

Essential Skills

What We're Looking For

This Environmental Compliance Manager role would suit an Environment Management professional who has a history of implementing and upholding ISO 14001 standards in a waste management, environment, or regulated industry and who is looking for a role as the go-to expert.

This role requires a blend of technical knowledge, practical experience, and strong interpersonal skills to effectively manage and improve the organisation's management systems.

  • Environmental qualification or similar to degree level, above or equivalent
  • At least 3-5 years of experience working in the environment, regulatory, and/or waste sectors
  • Excellent understanding of Environmental Permitting and Duty of Care regulations
  • Experience of waste classification technical guidance (WM3)
  • Knowledge of environmental risk assessment methods and techniques
  • Knowledge of non-hazardous and hazardous waste management practices and procedures
  • Proficiency in the use of computer software such as Microsoft Office, GIS, and database management systems

Desirable Skills

  • COTC Hazardous Waste treatment

About Company

Levenseat is a leading resource management company with over 35 years of experience providing recycling, energy recovery, and waste management services to local authorities and commercial customers.

Set to manage 750,000 tonnes of recyclates and resources per year, we are committed to developing new solutions to recover the best resources and provide customers with environmental and economic solutions.

There is a shift in attitudes towards waste and recycling, and there has never been a more exciting time to be part of the industry. With a strong work ethos and collaborative environment, we are looking for proactive and focused people to join an expanding team. Apply for this Environmental Compliance Manager role today!

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