Environment Projects, Systems & Compliance Officer

Job Description


  • Advice and assist the Head of Section on all environmental studies, compliance and related projects issues
  • Participate in the writing and review of environmental studies procedures, plans and work instructions
  • Ensure compliance with the environmental assessment process and its deliverables, eg: field sampling, reporting, laboratory analyses, etc
  • Ensure the registration of new projects with environmental regulatory agencies and performance of statutory EIA
  • Prepare scope of work/terms of reference and obtain approvals for all onshore & offshore environmental studies projects
  • Plan, coordinate, supervise and ensure timely completion of onshore and offshore environmental studies projects as well as specialized studies (eg: air dispersion modelling, consequence analysis, etc)
  • Organize and coordinate EIA studies, stakeholders’ engagement & review with relevant agencies for company’s projects
  • Ensure quality assurance/control on all environmental studies reports issued by Third party contractors and ensure conformance to statutory guidelines and Company specifications
  • Secure final approval /permits from regulatory bodies on applicable environmental assessment studies related reports
  • Maintain register of all environmental studies requirement and ensure validity of certificates/approvals
  • Provide guidance and support on EIA commitments to Project teams and impact mitigation monitoring with regulators
  • Coordinate ISO 14001 certification of new sites and maintain existing onshore and offshore facilities certifications
  • Ensure implementation of Energy Efficiency Management Systems in all implicated sites
  • Organize Environment Management System (EnMS) awareness training sessions for all relevant sites
  • Prepare and update the legal register and environmental regulatory status of all offshore & onshore facilities
  • Conduct audits, pre-mobilization inspections and ensure the conformance of Third party facilities to standard procedures
  • Follow-up on and ensure compliance of sample collection, storage, transportation and analysis with regulatory requirements.
  • Participate in HSE Committee meetings and HSE Management System compliance inspections and audits of all facilities.


Candidate Profile

  • Strong BSc degree in environmental sciences / applied sciences / geosciences
  • 5 years relevant post qualification experience, of which 3 years should have been spent in the oil & gas industry on environmental related duties
  • Power of persuasion is essential for interfacing with site, regulatory authorities and other stakeholders
  • Good report writing, oral communication and presentation skills
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Strong team player with networking ability
  • In-depth knowledge of the industry’s standards and regulations
  • Excellent knowledge of reporting procedures and record keeping