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  • Job reference: RMS0153535

Environmental Officer

  • Sector: Oil & Gas
  • Location: Baku
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 06/04/2015
  • Time left:
    d h m s
    (20/04/15)
This vacancy has now expired.
The Role:
“Only candidates who already have the rights to work in Azerbaijan will be considered for this role

RESPONSIBILITIES & OBJECTIVES
• Ensures construction contractor implementation of ESIA & ESMMP environmental requirements including providing on-site daily advice and assistance to construction personnel on all environmental matters.
• Support the implementation of environmental monitoring contracts.
• Day-to-day monitoring of construction activities as they relate to environmental performance (pollution prevention, waste management, aggregate management, spill reporting, erosion control, reinstatement, etc.).
• Daily and weekly reporting of construction activities as they relate to environmental performance (pollution prevention, waste management, aggregate management, spill reporting, erosion control, reinstatement, etc.).
• Monitors action tracking and timely closure of actions.
• Participate in Self-Verification and Assurance Plan relating to environmental verification, & compliance auditing and raising corrective actions as necessary
• Support Integration of the E&S teams across the different work locations
• Support the implementation of an ESMS consistent with client's OMS and ISO 14001 and ensure contractor continual improvement.
• Ensures Construction Methodology and Management of Change conform to ESIA requirements.
• Raises environmental site awareness and supports training initiatives in all aspects of environmental practice.
• Supports the delivery of relevant environmental internal / external performance and compliance reporting requirements.
• Participate and provide input in emergency response exercises, as required.
• Review of Azerbaijani translated materials

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
• BSc (Hons) in Environmental Science or related discipline
• A minimum of 3 years’ experience in the oil and gas industry in a similar role
• Effective communicator and willing to listen to other perspectives to facilitate the decision making process
• Fluent in English and Azerbaijani and Russian languages as relevant.
• Ability to negotiate and reach consensus and/or compromise
• Self-organizational skills - Ability to work effectively under pressure, and under minimum supervision.
• Readiness for the frequent travel and working in the remote locations.
• Strong Performance Bias and able to work under own initiative – Site based position.
• Ability to make good risk based decisions, including during times of stress.
• Demonstrates shared commitment to the success of the team and the wider organisation

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