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Lead Environmental Advisor

  • Sector: Oil & Gas
  • Location: Aberdeen
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 03/10/2012
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The Company:
Our Client is one of the world's largest energy companies with over 95,000 employees in 100 countries around the world, providing its customers with fuel for transportation, energy for heat and light, retail services and petrochemicals products for everyday items. Our Client's brand has grown to become recognised worldwide for quality gasoline, transport fuels, chemicals and alternative sources of energy such as wind, solar and biofuels.

The Role:
• The Lead Environmental Advisor provides assurance that the project complies with all applicable UK, European and international
environmental legislation and company environmental policies and standards e.g. the environmental requirements within MPcp,
Projects OMS and the Environment Group Defined Practice (GDP 3.6-0001).
• Provides specialist environmental support and guidance to the project teams at each project location ensuring that environmental
requirements are fully understood and effectively implemented and that environment is considered in all decision-making.
• Acts as the project focal point for interaction with regulators and other stakeholders on environmental matters with particular
focus on the Department of Energy and Climate Change (DECC), Joint Nature Conservation Committee (JNCC), Marine
Scotland, fishing organisations and environmental groups.
• Engages with the environmental function and the North Sea Region environmental community (in assets, projects
and functions) to ensure project alignment with company, Segment and Function environmental priorities and to share lessons

Key Accountabilities:
• Manage the environmental aspects of the company HSSE Management Plan.
• Manage and monitor close out of Environmental Statement (ES) Commitments.
• Manage and coordinate the project Permits, Licences, Authorisations, Notifications and Consents (PLANC) Register and liaise
with Westons Compliance Services Limited.
• Demonstrate compliance with relevant environmental legislative requirements via the Compliance Assurance (COMPASS)
• Coordinate external stakeholder engagement activities and liaise with regulatory authorities and other stakeholders on
environmental matters.
• Project manage external environmental studies undertaken by environmental consultants.
• Conduct environmental awareness training courses.
• Undertake environmental audits and inspections at construction and fabrication yards to provide assurance that contractual
requirements including legal compliance are being fulfilled.
• Document compliance with the Environment GDP 3.6-0001.
• Provide environmental input into project design and review engineering documents.
• Provide environmental input to key project contracts e.g. development of environmental requirements in RFQs, evaluation of bids
submitted, review of contractors to ensure compliance with contract requirements.
• Act as the Knowledge Management focal point within the HSSE team. Ensure that HSSE lessons learned and relevant
information and expertise from other worldwide projects or operations in the North Sea are captured and
incorporated into the project.
• Maintain register of Environmental Critical Equipment and environmental performance standards.
• Provide Environmental input to HSSE risk register.
• Interface with North Sea Region Environmental function/advisers to ensure alignment with NSR requirements and other North
• Interface with company Environmental function/advisors to ensure alignment with emerging/future requirements.
• Provide support to HSSE Manager with coordination/preparation of HSSE input to monthly reports.
• Integrate project documentation into North Sea Region environmental management system (EMS). Liaise with Operations team
to develop operating procedures for start-up in line with OMS.

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
• Bachelor Degree in Environmental Engineering or Environmental Science.
• Extensive experience in the Environmental field, especially within the Oil & Gas industry.
• Strong communication and team work skills.
• Detailed knowledge of UK Environmental regulations and company policies and standards.
• Ability to network and a track record in delivering performance against demanding targets.
• Demonstrated experience working with multi-disciplinary teams.
• Ability to lead through influencing people outwith and 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:
IEMA Membership, or equivalent would be beneficial.
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