Environmental Manager

Air Products

Saudi Arabia

Posted
Ref: SP063-123

Job description / Role

Employment: Full Time

PRINCIPAL ACCOUNTABILITIES
This position is accountable for the following:
* Ensuring the project is operating in line with the Saudi Arabia environmental laws and regulations and all applicable Air Products & procedures
* Establish an audit strategy plan that demonstrates full compliance with all applicable environmental regulations and the ESIA
* Ensure all deliverables are completed within given time frame
* Assist during lender's Environmental & Social audits, develop action tracking register for any findings, and coordinate with respective Project Directors, Site & EHS Managers for completion of the actions
* Provide technical assistance on specific environmental matters (Marine scope, OTHL, etc.)
* Develop an environmental legal register (permit & consent matrix) and establish a systematic oversight program to assure compliance with all applicable environmental laws
* Ensuring Contractors environmental information is reviewed, and commented on as necessary prior to execution of works
* Develop an environmental management plan that details environmental monitoring in accordance with legal and project requirements
* Ensure management have provided adequate resources to execute against the environmental management plan
* Highlight deficiencies within general contractor programs and escalate as appropriate through the Project Directors, Head of EHS, and Site and EHS Managers
* Ensure the Project maintain proper waste manifests and duty of care documents
* Ensure the Project (AP / Contractor) disposes of all waste in a legal and responsible way via project approved waste treatment facilities
* Promote an environmental recycling program throughout all work areas
* When required and requested take part in contractor kick off meetings
* Develop and deliver environmental training as required
* Ensuring meetings are conducted and recorded as required (internal/external).
* Ensuring specific environmental risk assessments and method statements for all work activities are reviewed and commented on where necessary, prior to commencement of works
* Ensuring all early-works, construction & commissioning work practices are reviewed, and monitored for environmental implications as necessary
* Ensuring the Project (AP / Contractors) are directed in matters affecting emerging environmental risks
* Ensuring Environmental information/expertise is provided to the site team when solicited and when not to ensure compliance to all applicable standards (AP / Client) and local laws
* Support incident / accident investigations in line with the established site procedures for same and ensuring accurate content and corrective action follow up
* Ensure all incidents are entered into the AP proprietary incident tracking system, Event Management for environmental matters
* Recommending any necessary courses of action on contractor environmental performance to the Head of EHS and Project Directors/Managers
* Monitor the site safety induction program and ensure it is updated on environmental matters as the site evolves
* Demonstrating a strong leadership commitment throughout the project
* Actively participating in and leading EHS promotion events, competitions, established programs
* Play an active role on the EHS Leadership Team
* Undertaking environmental inspections and audits of construction work activities on a weekly, monthly and quarterly basis in line with established systems in use on the project
* Create and distribute a monthly environmental audit report to deliver project status reports and help drive continuous improvement
* Develop and track leading and lagging environmental objectives and targets
* Leading and participating in meetings involving EHS issues/incidents
* Maintaining a strong and effective professional working relationship with the Site Management, Client, sub-EPC's, contractors, and other stakeholders
* Maintaining an open and effective communication channel with the Head of EHS
* When required or requested, represent Air Products in meetings with the Client, contractors, sub-EPC's and other stakeholders
* Assist the Head of EHS in ensuring the Project EHS Strategy, Elements EHS plans and Environmental plans are implemented
* Help in ensuring the EHS plan is updated on a regular basis in conjunction with the site management team
* Support the implementation of the EHS incentive program
* Give input to ensure the accurate completion of the relevant section of the weekly report
* Support the implementation and ongoing development of Air Products EHS program elements

Requirements

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS AND QUALIFICATIONS:
* Bachelor degree in Environmental Engineering, Environmental Management, or related discipline
* Environmental Diploma or equivalent
* Membership of IEMA or equivalent
* 10 years' experience on international mega-Projects working in an Environmental Leadership role
* Strong environmental management experience of large multi discipline sites during construction and commissioning phases
* Organised, disciplined, able to perform under pressure and manage multiple priorities and parallel tasks
* Internationally recognised (IOSH / OSHA / Government Sponsored) environmental courses
* Fluent spoken and written English
* Thorough knowledge of international standards for management of Health, Safety, Environment and Risk such as OSHA, NFPA, ISO 14001 and ISO 45001
* Good team player, good communication and interpersonal skills
* Ability to work in a multifaceted / multinational organizational matrix with a variety of working relationships
* Willingness to travel and be based in remote location

ADVANTAGES:
* Knowledge and experience in oil & gas, or renewables projects
* Experience in the Middle East environment
* Knowledge and experience of EPC management
* Experience with IFC audits

About the Company

Air Products touches the lives of consumers around the globe in positive ways every day. With approximately 16,000 employees and operations in 50 countries, we serve customers across a wide range of industries, including refining, chemical, metals, electronics, manufacturing, and food and beverage. We supply a unique portfolio of atmospheric and process gases, equipment and services.

Founded in 1940, Air Products has built a reputation for its innovative culture, operational excellence and commitment to safety and the environment. Our passionate, talented and committed employees from diverse backgrounds are driven by Air Products’ higher purpose to create innovative solutions that benefit the environment, enhance sustainability and address the challenges facing customers, communities and the world.

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