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Senior Environmental Consultant

Senior Environmental Consultant

Johannesburg

Our client is seeking a specialist with 10 or more years in a similar role specifically, within the resources/infrastructure industry. Your expertise will include the ability to compile proposals and project manage multi-disciplinary environmental projects.
 
Essential Qualifications, Experience and Skills
  • Post Graduate degree in Environmental Management or similar
  • Project Management Certificate would be beneficial
  • 10 or more years in a similar role specifically within the resources/infrastructure industry
  • Willing to travel locally and internationally, including the rest of Africa
  • Professional Registration would be beneficial. (e.g. EAPASA)
  • Understanding of applicable environmental and social legislation
  • Understanding and practical experience with environmental authorisation processes
  • Superior EIA and EMP report writing
  • Proven experience in large Project Managing environmental and social processes
  • Proven experience in managing a Project team
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Excellent communication skills (Both verbal and written)
  • Strong customer orientation.
  • Excellent presentation skills
  • Superior organisation skills
 
Key Role Responsibilities
  • Effectively project manage the environmental legislative processes applicable to the relevant country
  • Maintain an awareness of country applicable legislation and the potential impact on the various projects
  • Ensure the team maintains a high-quality standard in the services provided and in the deliverables produced
  • Participate in marketing the company and bringing in new business/projects
  • Effectively manage tasks relating to team management which includes
  • Resource allocation and workload forecasting
  • Effectively manage and co-ordinate the day-to-day office administration
  • Budget and revenue forecasting
  • Project budgets and schedules;
  • Effectively project supervise Environmental Impact Assessments according to the relevant legislation, Environmental Permitting, Mining Applications
  • Working in close collaboration with specialists from other disciplines
  • Compile and write reports for submission to the client and necessary authorities