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  • Job reference: RMS0111253


  • Sector: Oil & Gas
  • Location: London
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 25/05/2012
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The Company:
Our global leading client is seeking highly skilled, experienced & capable contract international employees to work on a large multinational complex oil & gas project.

The Role:
Recognised as an environmental and social (including land acquisition) expert, he / she will act as a line coach to leaders, engineers, supervisors and technicians to raise the capability of the workforce in all areas relating to good environmental and social (including land) management & compliance.

• Coordinate the implementation of Environmental and Social Impact Assessment (ESIA) and relevant parallel assessments (RAP, HIA etc) to ensure project impacts are minimized and permits are obtained in a timely manner.
• Interface with the Construction contractor to ensure compliance with Project standards and the requirements of the ESIA management plans.
• Develop an E&S Management System consistent with Company's OMS and ISO 14001 and ensure contractor conformance and continual improvement.
• Coordinate internal E&S monitoring and assurance processes on design, construction and operational activities consistent with Government, Partner and Company's relevant practices and procedures
• Coordinate external stakeholder engagement activities with civil society institutions, government, international donors, and project affected communities
• Coordinate land acquisition activities in accordance with the RAP/HGA requirements.
• Ensure that lessons learned and relevant information and expertise from other Company worldwide projects, or projects in the region are captured and disseminated to the ESIA team and project
• Train and mentor national employees to support their development and performance and understand local cultural impacts & risks upon E&S performance
• Liaise with Company Regional E&S representatives
• Provide assurance by reviewing the Engineering Design Reports to ensure environmental issues have been taken fully into considerations and conform to HGA (or equivalent) requirements.
• Ensure environmental issues are addressed in the Contracting process in accordance with the requirements of the HGA (or equivalent)and ESIA.
• Assist in the sourcing and interviewing of environmental, social, land and cultural heritage staff
• Support training initiatives in all aspects of environmental, social, land and cultural heritage.
• Maintains a highly visible profile & reputation for good communication & delivery across Project personnel
• Support Project teams in complying with environmental aspects of Company HSE policy and standards.
• Assist in the delivery of assurance processes relating to environmental verification, certification & compliance auditing.
• Support Project Leadership in the validation, tracking and management of all environmental (direct) consents / regulations including making application for any new permits/consents
• Deliver relevant environmental internal / external performance and compliance reporting requirements
• Become an effective interface with external Regulatory bodies on environmental and social issues

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
• Environmental degree and accredited with a relevant environmental body
• Strong environmental and social background with experience in dealing with pipeline design and construction and regulators
• Experienced in contractor management
• Strong understanding of environmental legislation
• Experience in implementing environmental and social impact assessment
• Ability to network and a track record in delivering performance against demanding targets.
• Ability to lead through influencing people out-with & within own team.
• Strong Performance Bias and able to work under own initiative
• Ability to make good risk based decisions, including during times of stress.

Desirable Skills / Qualifications:
• Actively promotes a positive team environment
• Demonstrates a clear understanding of the business context then acts accordingly
• Demonstrates shared commitment to the success of the team and the wider organisation
• Assimilates complex and ambiguous data to identify key issues and aid decision making
• Experience in the region for development projects – focus on large capital value projects that include construction, commissioning and operations scope

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