South Africa

Senior Environmental Scientist

Company GIBB Engineering & Architecture
Reference # #HR2
Published 05/02/2020
Contract Type Permanent
Location Woodmead, Gauteng, South Africa
GIBB Environmental has a wealth of experience in planning, co-ordination, management and execution of a wide range of environmental projects. The sector aims to promote environmental sustainability, ensure legislative compliance and offer world-class environmental solutions to clients. Here you will find an environment conducive to helping you make the most of your abilities and skills.

GIBB Environmental is looking for another talented professional to complement their team, in the form of a Senior Environmental Scientist. We welcome your application if you believe you meet the requirements for this position.
Job Functions Environmental Services
Industries Engineering,Environmental / Horticulture / Agriculture
The successful candidate will be responsible for/should possess the following:

Conduct and manage Environmental Impact Assessments (EIAs) and other environmental investigations according to the new EIA legislation.
Providing input for strategic assessment, policy development and reporting.
Interpreting and applying environmental legislation.
Develop, plan, co-ordinate and facilitate Public Participation Processes (PPP).
Client and authority liaison.
Compiling, reviewing and approving project proposals and environmental reports.
Developing and implementing Environmental Management Plans (EMP's).
Conducting environmental monitoring, reviews and audits.
Mentoring of junior staff.
Mange project budget and programme.
Provision of ongoing assistance and support to line managers and rest of the environmental team.

Job Requirements:

Honours I Masters degree in Environmental Sciences I Environmental Management
Professional Registration with a recognised environmental body

Environmental management experience of at least 8 - 10 years.
Experience in EIAs, EMPs and PPPs.
Proven track record in project management of EIAs (full life cycle) including the Management of staff, time and budget allocation.

Person Requirements:

Core Competencies:

MS Word, MS Excel and MS PowerPoint.
Good report writing and presentation skills.
Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
Maintain financial and technical control of projects (including specialists).
Prepare terms of reference and appoint technical specialists.
Present project findings to clients and stakeholders.
Market GIBB's Environmental services and develop business.
Co-ordinate all of the above activities and determine priorities in consultation line managers.
Job Closing Date 29/02/2020
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