Senior Environmental Advisor

Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea

Job Reference 1238226

Location Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea

Industry Oil & Gas - LNG

Function Health, Safety & Environmental

Job Type Contract

Date Added February 7, 2024

Our client in the Oil and Gas Industry is seeking to hire a Senior Environmental Advisor to be based at their Head Office in Port Moresby, on a contract basis. The Senior Environmental Advisor will provide on-site assistance to the Environmental Supervisor by mentoring other environmental specialists and advisors, assisting with environmental monitoring and reporting and completion of QA/QC reviews. The Senior Environmental Advisor will be relied upon to identify potential continuous improvement opportunities and to evaluate their potential.

  • Special assignments as given by E&R Supervisor
  • Advocacy of CEPA Regulations – Protected Areas, Biodiversity Offsets, Climate Change
  • Provide training and guidance to operations as needed to facilitate awareness of the ESMP and EMP Protocols
  • Mentoring less experienced Environmental Advisors and Specialists
  • Assist E&R Supervisor and the Environment Lead with stewardship of environmental data with a focus on; Corporate EPI (Environmental Performance Indicators) reporting; ESMP (Environmental and Socioeconomic Monitoring Plan) reporting; and CEPA (Conservation and Environment Protection Authority) reporting
  • Oversight and management of third-party contractors
  • Participate in cold eyes reviews and internal inspections on site as needed
  • Meeting with regulatory agencies as needed to assist with reporting and licensing and permitting needs that may arise
  • Assist with IESC (Independent Environmental and Socioeconomic Consultant) inspections
  • Ensure compliance to regulatory requirement and Lender’s commitment (per IFC)

Required Skills & Knowledge
  • B.Sc. or Engineering degree
  • 10+ years of industry experience
  • Experience with implementing environmental monitoring programs
  • Experience writing environmental reports for internal and external stewardship
  • Familiar with the Upstream and LNGP facilities
  • Knowledge of production and engineering practices
  • Understanding of air emission sources and how air emission data are collected and reported
  • Understanding of proper waste management practices
  • Understanding of water management needs in the Upstream and LNGP
  • Good interpersonal relationships with diverse workgroups
  • Effectively interact in office and field environment with professional, support personnel and operations including consultants
  • Experience with regulatory licensing/permitting in PNG
  • Knowledge and experience in EMPC SHE Management Systems (i.e. OIMS)

This position is open to PNG Nationals only. Due to the large volume of applications received, we will contact ONLY the shortlisted candidates. If you do not hear from us after two weeks of the closing date, please consider your application unsuccessful for this position. However, we will keep your CV on our database for future reference.

Application closes on the 9th of February 2024

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