Environmental Manager

Confidential

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A firm in the oil and gas sector seeks qualified candidates to fill to fill this role

 

Responsibilities

  • The Environmental Manager is responsible for overseeing the environmental Teams and units. 
  • A knowledgeable environmental project manager combines organizational and management skills with expertise on environmental issues and regulations to advice and help businesses and clients 
  • The Environmental Manager will provide expert assessment and advisory services to clients on matters pertaining to the management of environmental issues and liaise with regulators. In doing so:
  • Coordinate all aspects of Environmental Studies, Health and Safety, pollution control, waste management, Oil spill clean up and remediation, recycling, environmental health, conservation and renewable energy
  • Must have extensive knowledge of environmental regulations, and can advice clients, organisations and institutions on environmental matters
  • Must have extensive scientific and technical knowledge and experience to conduct or oversee various environmental assessments
  • Prepare and Produce scientific and technical proposals and reports
  • Assess business practices to make sure organisations are meeting environmental laws and regulations
  • Co-ordinate or Collect data in field studies or at sites 
  • Analyse and interpret the data gathered in field surveys
  • Develop and implement environmental strategies and action plans, to ensure corporate sustainable development
  • Lead the implementation of environmental policies and best practices
  • Ensure compliance with environmental legislation and keep up to date with Local, National and international regulation and legislation
  • Liaise with relevant bodies such as local authorities, public bodies and competent bodies
  • Carry out impact assessments to identify, assess and reduce environmental risks for organisations and projects 
  • Promote and raise awareness, at all levels of an organisation, of the impact of emerging environmental issues
  • Implement best practice in areas of corporate, ethical and social responsibility and address any issues arising
  • Coordinate public hearings and consultations on environmental matters when required
  • Manage relations with the board of directors, senior management and internal staff
  • Monitor and mentor staff at all levels on environmental issues and responsibilities
  • Negotiate environmental service agreements, sub-contractors and manage associated costs and revenues
  • Prepare technical proposals and scientific reports for new projects.
  • Manage and monitor environmental project activities to ensure timely completion.
  • Obtain environmental permits and develop environmental programs for clients.
  • Build positive and long-term working relationships with clients. 

 

Qualifications & Skill

Mandatory: 

  • A University Degree in an Engineering field, related Science or any Environmental related discipline 
  • Minimum 5 years relevant experience
  • Excellent interpersonal communication and organizational skills. 
  • Demonstrate reliability and a strong work ethic, be detail oriented, exhibit time management skills, and perform work accurately in a team-oriented environment. 
  • Display a high level of computer literacy; Proficient in MS Office (MS Word, MS Excel, MS Power Point and MS Access).  
  • Ability to understand detailed instructions and documents, to work independently, and to work as part of a team
  • Show initiative, to recognise emerging problems and pro-actively develop solutions
  • Demonstrate strong leadership and influence
  • Be self-motivated and able to motivate staff at all levels
  • Show commercial awareness and an understanding of business
  • Communicate effectively, both orally and in writing
  • Manage projects as well as produce and deliver presentations
  • Establish effective networks within the company and with external organizations.
  • Project management and business skills

 

Other Requirements:

A relevant postgraduate qualification or/and a business development qualification or significant experience in environmental activities carried out may be considered as important as knowledge of environmental aspects.

Summary

Company

Confidential

Job Level

Experienced (Non-Manager)

Location

Lagos

Specialization

QA&QC / HSE

Job Type

Full-Time

Minimum Qualification

Degree

Preferred Years of Experience

5 - 7 years