Oil & Gas industry- Nft Consult Environmental & Biodiversity Field Officer Jobs in Uganda

Oil & Gas industry- Nft Consult Environmental & Biodiversity Field Officer Jobs in Uganda

  • Our client in the Oil & gas industry is looking to hire competent, self-driven candidates for the role of Environmental & Biodiversity Field Officer (EBFO) reporting to HSE Lead Officer.

    Job Purpose

  • To implement environmental compliance scheduled at site level within the Company and across operations thus enforcing measures to address the risks and minimize/prevent any negative impacts on the Ugandan wildlife and environment.

  • To cooperate with partners, local authorities, local communities and relevant organizations in managing environmental compliance and implementing the Biodiversity Strategy and related Action Plan (BAP) across all company sites.

  • To validate recommendations, commitments and studies from EIA/Environmental Study/Legal Approvals etc. and ensure their coordination and implementation at site level.

  • To assist with delivery of training packages on various environmental and
  • biodiversity issues both internal and external.

  • To cooperate with other Company Departments located in the field developing new compliance strategies and implementing environmental and biodiversity compliance requirements.

  • To assist with the preparation and presentation of materials on environmental compliance and biodiversity management for stakeholder consultation meetings.

  • To participate in local awareness and education activities about Environmental and Biodiversity Management with Project teams on site, local authorities and local communities.

  • To assist in implementation of work programme for Company-wide ISO14001 Certification.

  • To participate in Inspections and Audits to ensure compliance with Environmental Aspects of Company Management Systems.

  • To collect site monitoring data required for all reporting requirements (including reports to regulators, reports to Group, reports to sites). To follow up on environmental incidents.

  • To assure the visibility of ongoing environmental and biodiversity compliance activities throughout the Company.

  • To assist in the preparation of responses to
    enquiries and claims regarding company environmental and biodiversity protection and performance.

  • To maintain awareness of and ensure compliance with all relevant Statutory and Company HSE standards.

  • To network with the other senior specialists both inside and outside the region in sharing best practices and lessons learned.

    Qualifications & Experience

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Environmental Science related fields, with emphasis on wildlife management, Botany, Herpetology, Mammalogy, fish biology, and ornithology.

  • 2-5 years’ experience in managing environmental compliance, wildlife management and implementation of biodiversity projects in an operational environment (preferably oil and gas or other similar industry).

  • Thorough knowledge and understanding of Ugandan Environmental Legislation and IFC Performance Standards.

  • Good understanding of ISO14001 EMS, preferably with experience of system auditing and implementation.

  • Excellent communication skills with a proven ability to develop and maintain good relations with a wide range of Stakeholders including local communities, industry, NGOs and other International Organizations.

  • Proven ability to work independently and meet deadlines.

  • Negotiation, conflict management skills.
    Computer skills (Microsoft Word, Office, Excel, PowerPoint etc)

  • Good report writing and analytical skills.

  • Fluency in English (written and spoken), and local languages preferable.

    How to Apply

    For more information and job application details, see; Oil & Gas industry- Nft Consult Environmental & Biodiversity Field Officer Jobs in Uganda

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