Oxfam Environmental Compliance Officer Jobs in Nigeria

Oxfam Environmental Compliance Officer Jobs in Nigeria

Oxfam is a global movement of people working together to end the injustice of poverty.

Together we save, protect and rebuild lives. And we won’t stop until every person on the planet can defeat poverty or any type of inequality or discrimination.

We are an international confederation of 19 organizations (affiliates) working together with partners and local communities in the areas of humanitarian, development, and campaigning, in more than 90 countries.

To promote agriculture-driven economic growth and improve the living conditions for 10,000 rural farmer households (60% women) with a specific focus on women and youth.


  • Perform the duties of Environmental Compliance Officer for LINE Project and ensure the implementation of the Project’s Environmental Management Plan (EMP) as agreed by Oxfam and the donor.
  • Ensure the tasks as indicated in the EMP are carried out systematically and proactively.
  • Perform monitoring and reporting requirements as per the EMP.
  • Arrange training for staff and partners for the activities assigned to the Environmental Compliance Officer.
  • Ensure monitoring data is provided to the LINE Project’s M&E Officer on a timely basis and electronically, and working with that person to plan monitoring activities.
  • Prepare an annual report on the implementation of the EMP.
  • Revise the EMP as necessary and present the proposed adjustments to the Project Management team in advance of the preparation of the Project’s annual work plan and in advance of the Project’s PSC meetings, as arranged with the Project Manager
  • Coordinate with all LINE team members where there are shared or overlapping roles.
  • Prepare technical proposals as required to ensure the LINE Project meets all the standards required in Nigeria and under Canadian law related to plans, permits and procedures for air quality, hazardous waste, spill prevention, storm water and waste water, and ensure quality standard on Project deliverables.
  • Be familiar with Nigeria’s environmental protection agency and local environment regulations and have an understanding of the environmental permit applications process.
  • Compile, track and analyze information related to LINE Project that is needed for LINE’s semi-annual and annual reports and for the LINE Project’s mid-term and final evaluations.
  • Perform
    onsite inspections to ensure compliance with the EMP and, as necessary, work with Bauchi State agencies, primarily BSADP.
  • Represents the interest of Oxfam at workshops, seminars, committees and with outside organizations.
  • Schedule and prioritize workload, set work schedule deadlines, and determine appropriate implementation procedures.
  • Performs all other related duties as assigned by the Project Manager.


  • Minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in Environmental Sciences, Management or any relevant equivalent degree.
  • Master’s in Environmental Studies will be an added advantage.
  • Five(5) years working experience in managing development projects with an environmental component. – preferably within the NGO sector.
  • Demonstrable skills in environmental planning, design and management including experience involving community participation for environmental protection and sustainable living.
  • Must possess at least 2 years field experience in community development particularly with farmer groups in northern Nigeria.
  • Excellent computer skills, particularly in working with word processing, Excel, Power Point, databases and electronic communication.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, tenacity, strong initiative and proven capacity to get the job done.
  • Ability to work independently and under minimum supervision.
  • Fluent in written and spoken English and Hausa.

    How to Apply

    Interested and qualified candidates should apply online by 30th June 2019

    For more information and job application details, see; Oxfam Environmental Compliance Officer Jobs in Nigeria

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