Operating Environment, Framework and Boundaries:
Implementation of effective Environmental programs in a Multi-cultural company will require excellent influencing skills. Incumbent must possess the ability to communicate effectively with management and staff in all Departments and external agencies. Within the framework of the EHS-MS the incumbent will have freedom to adapt or develop implementation strategies which appeal across a broad spectrum of experience, knowledge and skill located in the client groups.
Communications and Working Relationships:
a) Subordinates: None
b) Superior: Through regular meetings with the Head of Environmental Affairs the incumbent will receive direction and priorities for action. The position will have freedom to determine the appropriate levels and frequency of contact required with other departments consistent with implementation objectives.
c) The incumbent will have contacts outside the Company in order to maintain currency in Best Practices and the latest developments in regulations and assessment techniques.
Environmental Programs encompass the entire company-wide range of activities and requires broad knowledge of work processes outside the EHS Function. Setting work priorities based on risk / cost benefit factors rather than seniority of the requesting party will be an on-going challenge.
Selection of appropriate management options for all wastes and effluents will have a measurable effect on the company’s reputation, profit margins and liabilities.
Development of appropriate environmental compliance programs, will manage RasGas’ regulatory liabilities and lender oversight.
Decision Making Authority and Responsibility:
Environmental Programs are goal setting standards in line with Internationally accepted practice. The incumbent has a degree of flexibility in decision-making. As a focal point for implementation decisions he will exert influence on RG budget and objectives.
He will influence and advise on work methods and procedures adopted by client groups.
The incumbent will have freedom to establish realistic and measurable plans, goals and objectives.
Knowledge Skills and Experience:
This position requires an experienced and motivated individual. Possession of a Chemical or Mechanical Engineering Degree is essential with post-graduate study in Environmental Protection desirable. Experience with implementation of Total Quality Management and statistical process control are highly desirable.
A minimum of five years working at a responsible level in a world-class process industry committed to excellence in EHS performance is considered essential.
Incumbent must have a service focus to delivery quality support in timely and cost effective manner and an ability to participate and lead teams of co-workers is a prerequisite.
Highly developed influencing and communication skills are a fundamental requirement.