An opportunity has arisen for a highly disciplined and experienced Mid-Senior Level Environmental Consultant to join our business in the UAE to help deliver infrastructure planning consultancy services for some of the regions giga projects.
The successful candidates duties and responsibilities will include :
Prepare comprehensive environmental reports including, but not limited to, scoping reports, environmental, social and health impact assessment (ESHIA) reports, strategic environmental assessments, feasibility studies, environmental, social and health management plans (ESHMPs), audit reports, and environmental monitoring reports in line with national laws and regulation, and relevant international standards, guidelines, and best practices, where relevant
Undertake environmental audits and monitoring in line with the relevant procedures and protocols
Consultant with stakeholders and effectively manage sub-consultants
Develop and maintain relationships with clients and regulatory authorities
Support the wider team, including mentoring junior staff as and when required
Provide technical input, co-ordination, review, and direction on projects
Manage project financial performance and meeting profit targets
Prepare and manage multi-disciplinary tenders and seek opportunities for new work
Willingness to travel within the region, including travel to Oman, the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and Iraq for short missions
Person specification :
BSc degree level qualified in a relevant environmental discipline (environmental planning, environmental management, environmental consulting, environmental engineering or related environmental or engineering subject)
Preference for an MSc degree in environmental planning, environmental management, environmental consulting, environmental engineering or related environmental or engineering subject
Over 6 years previous experience working in environmental consulting including providing permitting support, environmental monitoring, environmental management planning, compliance audits, and site assessments for infrastructure clients within the Middle East
Focus on a particular discipline biodiversity, air quality, climate change, noise, soil and groundwater, marine etc.
Membership of a relevant professional body (i.e., IEMA, IEA or equivalent) and interested in achieving chartered status
Experience of working in an international consultancy would be beneficial
Excellent understanding of the ESHIA process, international environmental and social legislation, guidelines and standards, and international project financing mechanisms and implications
Experience of environmental impact identification (ENVID) workshops for infrastructure projects, either as a scribe or preferably as chair
Experience in providing technical alternatives and solutions to technical clarifications and design solutions to the clients in a planning setting
Experience in negotiating with regulators to achieve the best environmental outcome for the client
Significant proofing, editing and report collation experience
Excellent written English and verbal communication, presentation, and organisational skills
Experience of working on multiple projects, simultaneously
Robust project management, time management and financial management skills
Full driving license.
Salary and benefits :
This is a full-time post with an employment package commensurate with experience
Regular training and development will be provided
Annual professional institution subscription.
We operate an open and relaxed management culture that nurtures continuous improvement and innovation. This also enables us to achieve a staff turnover rate that's consistently below the industry average.
Adopting a proactive growth strategy helps us to run a sustainable and profitable business while providing new and exciting career opportunities for all.
All candidates applying for this position must be eligible for a work visa in the UAE. For more information regarding the post, please email Meera Achan, human resources manager, at machan rsk.co.uk.
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About Us Since we built the first fully integrated environmental and geotechnical ISO-17025-accredited laboratory in Iraq, we have continued to grow and expand our services in the region.
RSKs Middle East business is headquartered in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, with registered branch offices in Dubai, UAE, and Basra, Iraq.
Through these established offices and a network of trusted local partners, we provide engineering, environmental, technical, and laboratory services to our local, international, and government clients across the full Gulf Cooperation Council region and Iraq.
We routinely undertake environmental and social impact assessments, environmental monitoring, and remediation programmes and provide waste-management services.
By working with us, you can expect a challenging and rewarding career, accelerated experience, and the chance to make a difference in the natural environment.
We are always looking for ambitious, enthusiastic, and driven people to join our team. RSK Middle East is part of the RSK group, a leading integrated environmental, engineering, and technical services business providing dynamic, multidisciplinary services to a wide range of sectors.
Founded in 1989, RSK has evolved into a market-leading organisation. It is headquartered in the UK and has an established presence across Europe, the Middle East, Asia, and Africa.
The group is growing fast thanks to its diverse operations, entrepreneurial spirit, and open management style. When you join RSK, you are connecting to a growing community of experts and specialists who regularly collaborate to deliver projects and support each other across business units. Our Story
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