AECOM New Vacancies 2019

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16 May, 2019

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Environmental Jobs in Ghana

Due to our strong pipeline of projects within the transportation field we may have an opening for an experienced

Job Description

Job Title: Environmental Manager 

Environmental Manager .

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Environmental Manager develops, implements and monitors environmental strategies, policies and programmes to conform to local regulations and contract requirements.

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The Environmental Manager is responsible for:

  • Monitoring and reporting on the implementation of the environmental component of the project Health, Safety, Security, Environmental and Social Performance Management Plan (HSSESP)
  • Monitoring and reporting on the implementation of the Management Plan for Marine Life at the site location
  • Monitoring and reporting on the implementation of the Adaptive Shoreline Management Plan
  • Monitoring and reporting on the implementation of the Social Performance Plans (Local Content, Social Development (CSR), Stakeholder Consultation Plan)
  • Making recommendations to the client regarding potential updates to the Environmental Impact Assessment
  • Reviewing and updating the Environmental Monitoring Plan based on any additional monitoring commitments in the environmental permit conditions
  • Implementing the Environmental Monitoring Plan
  • Using reasonable skill, care and diligence to ensure all conditions of the EIA permit are met
  • Using reasonable skill, care and diligence to ensure EIA permit remains valid
  • Using reasonable skill, care and diligence to ensure all environmental permits are received prior to start of work
  • Monitoring all Contractors’ day to day construction activities at Site from the viewpoint of environment and issue non-conformance reports (NCRs) requesting improvement once a non-conformance is found to exist. Carry out monitoring to determine whether the improvement have taken place.
  • Using reasonable skill, care and diligence to ensure that all requirements resulting from the EIA studies and reports are implemented by the Contractors.
  • Organizing weekly meetings with 3 no. contractors and preparing/issuing minutes
  • Preparing monthly Environment progress report to the Client
  • Monitoring and reporting on the management of internationally accepted environment requirements for the project
  • Support the Client and/or Construction Contractor with the procurement of all statutory permits and licences required for the works to proceed.
  • Monitor the Contractor’s delivery of the Works for compliance with the Contract documents
  • Support the project controls team to deliver contract-package-level reporting, planning, earned value assessments and the like for inclusion in overall project reporting to the Client
  • In conjunction with the relevant functional support groups, participate and lead environment meetings and workshops.

Specific Skills Required

  • Highly knowledgeable in the environmental regulations of Ghana including permitting and reporting
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  • Ability to prioritize, manages time well, multitask and troubleshoot.
  • Highly skilled in the writing of environmental monitoring plans
  • Knowledgeable in marine related environmental activities
  • Strong interpersonal, communication and customer service skills
  • Familiarity with working IFC performance standards is desirable

Person Specification

  • Focused on client delivery – attention to detail and quality with a capacity to work under pressure and meet deadlines
  • Empathy towards staff and colleagues – collaborative style
  • Communication of complex matters in simple terms

Minimum Requirements

  • Minimum 5 years of experience in a leadership role in environmental management in Ghana
  • Minimum 3 years full time experience on major (>USD 50 million) construction projects undertaking duties associated with construction site environmental management
  • Minimum 5 years of experience in the employ of an engineering consulting firm
  • Experience on dredging projects
  • Experience with environmental mitigation and monitoring in coastal areas
  • Eligibility to work in Ghana (due to nationality or work permit)

Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Environmental Science / Management

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