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  • Posted: Nov 3, 2020
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    EarthStream is a technology & engineering recruiting specialist providing talent across multiple industry sectors many of which share commonality in their technology dependence. Engineering is at the heart of what we do from software and hardware to security, electronics and infrastructure, through to industry specific engineering disciplines. We unde...
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    Environmental Manager

    Environmental Manager

    We are seeking an Environmental Manager, based in Johannesburg, working for a global consultant to the Natural Resources Sector. The successful candidate will be required to effectively manage a team of project managers and administrators who manage small to large multi-disciplinary projects to international standards.

     Job Objectives

    Project Management

    • Effectively project manage the environmental and social legislative processes applicable to the relevant country.
    • Maintain an awareness of applicable in-country 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.
    • Create, maintain and drive the company’s overarching project management processes and systems.
    • Ensure that a similar methodology and approach is applied through all our offices.
    • Effectively manage tasks relating to project team management.
    • Effectively project manage the following:
    • Environmental and Social Impact Assessments (ESIAs) according to the relevant legislation);
    • Stakeholder Engagement activities according to the relevant legislation;
    • Environmental Permitting;
    • Mining Applications;
    • Working in close collaboration with specialists from other disciplines;
    • Consultation with affected parties;
    • Project budgets and schedules;
    • Liaising with clients and authorities; and
    • Compile and write reports for submission to the client and necessary authorities.

    Department Management

    • Manage the Recruitment and Selection process for the department in conjunction in line with your workforce plan.
    • Facilitate the appropriate onboarding process for all new employees.
    • Manage the performance management and probation processes for the team.
    • Provide mentorship and development to the team.
    • Reporting on departmental performance at various levels.
    • Management financial expenditure for the department against the budget.
    • Effective workload and resource management for the department.
    • Ensure that the department achieves revenue targets.
    • Train and develop junior staff.

    New Business Development

    • Develop a business planning for the department which includes services and selling opportunities.
    • Act as a key account manager where required, identifying business opportunities and ensure that a client centric approach is maintained at all times.
    • Identify leads within the department and organise, plan and track proposals in response.
    • Co-ordinate and submit proposals.


    • Post graduate degree in Environmental Management or similar.
    • Project Management Certificate would be beneficial.


    • Ten or more years in a similar role specifically within the resources/infrastructure industries.
    • Two or more years’ experience managing a small team would be beneficial.

    Other Requirements

    • Professional Registration would be beneficial. (e.g. EAPASA)
    • Understanding of applicable environmental and social legislation.
    • Understanding and practical experience with environmental and social authorisation processes.
    • Superior ESIA and EMP report writing.
    • Proven experience in large Project Managing environmental and social processes.
    • Proven experience in stakeholder engagement in line with international standards.
    • Proven experience in managing a Project team.
    • Strong interpersonal skills (build rapport etc.).
    • Excellent communication skills (Both verbal and written).
    • Strong customer orientation.
    • Excellent presentation skills.
    • Superior organisation skills.
    • Willing to travel locally and internationally, including the rest of Africa.
    • Valid Driver’s License.

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified? Go to EarthStream on to apply

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