ENVIRONMENTAL COMPLIANCE OFFICER

ENVIRONMENTAL COMPLIANCE OFFICER

Executive Placements | Johannesburg, GT, ZA

Posted 15 days ago

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Description



JOB SUMMARY:
A leading Waste Management Company is seeking the services of Environmental Compliance Officer to assist the Facilities team to manage compliance to existing environmental and other regulatory authorizations for operations and to give inputs into the processes to obtain further authorizations.


JOB DESCRIPTION:


KEY PERFORMANCE AREAS

1

Environmental compliance management

2

Reporting and review

3

Contractual and budgetary planning/input

RESPONSIBILITES RELATING TO KEY PERFORMANCE AREA

Environmental compliance management

Manage compliance to authorizations obtained from Competent Authorities;
Manage environmental monitoring;
Put systems in place to implement the requirements of the authorizations on waste management sites;
Provide guidance to operational teams regarding environmentally safe and sustainable practices; and
Appoint and manage specialist consultants where external assistance is required to manage compliance with requirements of authorizations / implement environmental monitoring.

Reporting and review

Reviewing reports submitted by consultants and providing comment to consultants; and
Providing inputs and compiling information for environmental and other specialist studies related to projects in the division.

Contractual and budgetary planning/input

Providing input into contracts with consultants; and
Managing the environmental monitoring and compliance budget.

ADHOC

Any other reasonable adhoc duty as required or requested by management.
It should be noted that individuals may need to expand their roles / scope to cover the workload of other employees in times of high work loads or individuals whom may be absent from work. This is the sole discretion of management.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES

Environmental consulting or operational experience
Experience in the waste management related projects advantageous
Strong Report Writing and Review Skills
Strong Organizational Skills
Strong Communication Skills
Knowledge of environmental legislation advantageous
Knowledge of waste management legislation advantageous
Valid Drivers license as travel will be a requirement

EDUCATION LEVEL

BSc. Environmental Management or similar