Environmental Lead

Dar es Salaam , Tanzania

Job Reference 1239290

Location Dar es Salaam , Tanzania

Industry Oil & Gas - Pipeline

Function Health, Safety & Environmental

Job Type Contract

Date Added March 4, 2024

Environmental Lead

Location: On site in Dar-es-Salaam.

Language: Fluent in English.

Work Scheme: Rotational 4/2 rotation.

Duration of Contract: 12 Months.

Key Words: Environmental, Supervision, ISO, Management, PES, CCP, ESIA, ESAP, ESMP, ESAP, BAP, Oil and Gas.

Airswift is looking for an Environmental Lead to work with one of our customers in Dar-es-Salaam, Tanzania.

  • Master of Science degree with at least 12 years’ environmental management experience in the construction industry, preferably oil and gas, onshore pipeline & related facility scopes are essential.
  • Good environmental field experience, applicable international performance standards (IFC Performance Standards, Equator Principles IV, World Bank EHS guidelines and other related best practice including Uganda and Tanzania regulatory requirements (where applicable).
  • Working experience with lender financed projects e.g., WB, IFC, EBRD, ADB, AFD, KfW, AfDB, EIB etc.
  • Detailed knowledge and understanding of ISO 14001, ISO 31000.

Required Competencies:
  • Competency and proven proprietary management systems and associated desktop applications for project delivery.
  • Competency within industry applications such as Assure, OMIE, Aconex, PowerBI, P6, SharePoint, Adobe, MS Office – Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Visio.
  • Staff management experience (knowledge of mentoring and motivation techniques).
  • Autonomous, self-motivated, and flexible with the ability to adapt quickly to change or shifting priorities.
  • Experience in analyzing environmental data to report accurate KPI’s and potential non-compliance status back to the project management team.
  • Excellent English communication skills (oral and written) including the ability to articulate Environmental concerns and solutions with teams consisting of individuals with various technical and educational backgrounds.
  • Physical ability to work in the field and conduct inspection in difficult terrain.
  • Effective communication and interaction with construction crews in the field and management teams.
  • Demonstrate proficiency in the interpretation of Environmental plans, policies, and regulations.
  • Working knowledge of regulatory requirements such as environmental compliance regulations, and local permit requirements.
  • Knowledge of root cause analysis (RCA); data-driven decisions, Environment risk analysis and analytical reporting.
  • Previous experience working with multicultural contractors' and reporting their Environment performance

  • Directly supporting the EPcmC staff & the CONTRACTORs ensuring delivery of the Pipeline and associated AGI, and EITS infrastructure are on-time and to budget
  • Participate & provide input to the development of Contractor Control Plans (CCP), Contractor Implementation Plans and Procedures (CIPP), oversee contractor implementation of ESIA, ESMP, ESAP, BAP commitments and other related project documents.
  • Environmental management of the respective Lot to ensure the project is executed in accordance with Project Environmental Standards (PES) including Uganda and Tanzania regulatory requirements (where applicable), applicable international performance standards (IFC Performance Standards, Equator Principles IV, World Bank EHS guidelines and other related best practice.
  • Ensure that project environmental reporting and all ESIA matters comply with IFC requirements.
  • Build & maintain solid relationships & engage with management representatives, Company, & Partners.
  • Supervise, lead, and provide coaching to environmental supervisors and advisors.
  • Act as an interface between company site environment teams and the environmental manager.
  • Participate in project Go/No-go, and Environment reviews for project mobilization.
  • Review and approve of Contractor’s submitted project environmental documents, such as Method Statements, EMP, SOP’s and WMS etc.
  • Engaging and advising the leadership staff in their environmental roles and responsibilities.
  • Develop and implement the main Environmental Coordination Plan and Environmental Inspection Matrix.
  • Ensure any environmental design mitigations are captured in CONTRACTORS EMP and related procedures.
  • Verifying CONTRACTOR have all valid environmental related permits and regulatory compliance and requirement approvals.
  • Actively participate in the company audit and self-assessment program for environmental compliance.
  • Maintain databases and record storage for Environmental systems reports and compliance audits.
  • Participate in H2SE environmental Inspections, Reviews, and Assessments.
  • Investigate external environmental complaints, verify, and prepare reports based on the findings.
  • Participate in Environmental Incident Investigations or Incident Review processes.
  • Manage, monitor, and direct surveillance and inspection activities of EPcmC environmental advisors.
  • Monitor, manage and report on the environmental activities of contracted 2nd & 3rd party services.
  • Expedite and report on the status of site environmental compliance against agreed Environment KPI’s.
  • Proficient as lead representative for presenting Environment systems to internal and external auditors.
  • Review and comment on COMPANY CONTRACTORS’ Environmental inspection reports and act accordingly.
  • Attend COMPANY CONTRACTOR Environmental audits and engage as directed.
  • Attend regular scheduled project meetings as required and verify Environmental metrics and KPI’s tabled.
  • Perform inspections of field environmental mitigations to ensure Environment compliance.
  • Review Vendor and Construction CONTRACTOR documentation packages for EIT processes.
  • Conduct technical audits of CONTRACTOR and Vendor systems pertaining to abovementioned processes.

    The next steps 
    We have an exceptional team in place, and we are pleased to be able to appoint a further person to our growing business. We are aware that you may not ‘tick all the boxes,’ but if you believe you can genuinely offer some valuable skills and experience to our business, please in the first instance then please contact our recruitment partner Pedro Calcagno at pedro.calcagno@airswift.com

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