Sizewell C. The power of good for Britain.

Location: Suffolk- based with travel to our London office (hybrid working arrangements).

Employment type: Permanent full-time/ part-time.

Employment basis: The role is expected to be a full- time position however we are open to discussing a more flexible or part- time approach where possible.

Salary: Competitive dependent on experience, plus bonus and other benefits.

Closing date: Sunday 26th March. 

The Opportunity

Are you looking for a career which is rewarding, at the cutting edge of project development and where you can really make a difference? Come and join our expanding Sizewell C (SZC) team and work on one of the most exciting and largest megaprojects in the UK, whilst being at the forefront of the UK’s climate change agenda and energy policy. Following on from the success of Hinkley Point C (HPC), the SZC Project is a nuclear new build project in Suffolk, which has obtained planning approval and Government financing support. The project is now seeking private investment with a view to start construction in 2024. When completed, it will provide dependable electricity to 6 million homes for 60 years, which along with renewables, will support Britain to achieve Net Zero by 2050.

We have a fantastic opportunity for an Environment Site Lead, specialising in Ecology. This will be a key role throughout the construction phase of the project, ensuring compliance with our environmental requirements and commitments. 

Our teams are set up to work flexibly, with a hybrid working approach between our offices and your home. We provide a full suite of IT equipment to ensure that our employees can work from home comfortably and effectively.

This role will require regular site visits to Sizewell C.


The Role

Acting as an Intelligent Customer within SZC, you’ll work across the main construction site and associated development sites, supporting compliance with site permits, licences and consents, and planning conditions related to ecology. 

You’ll be responsible for terrestrial ecological activities on site, and performing on-site surveillance of construction activities.  

Additionally, you’ll have responsibility for developing, reviewing, and accepting ecological management arrangements on SZC’s behalf.

Collaborating with internal and external stakeholders such as the SZC planning team, Civil Works Alliance, Environment Agency and local authorities to deliver works in a high quality and compliant manner will be key to your role.


The Skills

You’ll need to have experience in an environmental- related role with particular knowledge of ecology, with a strong understanding of the requirements and arrangements needed to deliver compliance with site environmental permits, licences and consents. 

Knowledge of the construction/ large infrastructure sector would be beneficial.

If the above sounds like you then we’d love to hear from you!

A full job description is available on application. 

Power in Diversity


Sizewell C is a great place to work, where everyone is welcome.

To fulfil our commitment of doing the power of good for Britain, our ambition is to have a workforce which reflects and benefits the society we are part of and serve.  Every worker on SZC, wherever they are, should help to create and experience the right environment where everyone on the team understands, respects and embraces diversity with a culture where everyone is treated with equal respect and are all given equal access to opportunities.  By valuing the different points of view and experiences that having a diverse team brings, and by fostering an inclusive climate, we will create a great place to work and a more successful project. 

We create the right environment where people feel able to bring their whole selves to work. Whilst working together there is mutual trust and appreciation created through the building of meaningful relationships with one another, aligned with our key values:

Respect: Value the rules and environment in which we operate

Positivity: Positively challenge poor quality and performance

Humility: Be open to other’s points of view and ideas, be willing to debate and to compromise

Solidarity: One team, working closely together and helping each other

Clarity: Communicate clearly and consistently

Everyone is able to get the most from their work and the workplace, and in return, give their best.


Competitive Salary and Benefits

We’re dedicated to offering flexible benefits that support our people across all aspects of their lives and we’re delighted to offer a range of benefits to support our employees’ physical, emotional and financial wellbeing. 

In addition to a competitive salary, we offer a market-leading company pension scheme, paid holidays and a range of flexible benefits, such as: a company incentive bonus plan, health cover, cycle to work scheme, discounts and employee pricing.

Please let us know if you’d like to discuss flexible working arrangements by highlighting this on your application.


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