Job Summary

The Environmental Manager is responsible for overseeing the environmental teams and units. A knowledgeable environmental manager will combine organizational and management skills with expertise on environmental issues and regulations to advice and help businesses and clients

  • Minimum Qualification: Degree
  • Experience Level: Mid level
  • Experience Length: 5 years

Job Description

Odun Environmental seeks to fill the above position with suitable and qualified persons.

Responsibilities:

  • 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
  • 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. 
  • Manage and monitor environmental project activities to ensure timely completion.
  • 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
  • Obtain environmental permits and develop environmental programs for clients.
  • Co-ordinate or Collect data in field studies or at sites 
  • Analyse and interpret the data gathered in field surveys
  • Must have extensive knowledge of environmental regulations, and can advise clients, organisations and institutions on environmental matters
  • Develop and implement environmental strategies and action plans, to ensure corporate sustainable development
  • Lead the implementation of environmental policies and best practices
  • 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 
  • Build positive and long-term working relationships with clients. 
  • 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.

Qualifications & Skill

Mandatory: 

  • A University Degree in Engineering, Environmental or related Science discipline 
  • Minimum 5 years relevant experience
  • Excellent interpersonal communication and organizational skills. 
  • Demonstrate reliability and a strong work ethic, be detailed, goal-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 PowerPoint and MS Access).  
  • Ability to understand detailed instructions and documents, to work independently, and to work as part of a team
  • show initiative, 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
  • be able to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing
  • ability to manage projects as well as produce and deliver presentations
  • Possess project management 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

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