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Senior Consultant - Sustainability

WSP

Dubai, UAE

Ref: HP362-2032

Job description / Role

Employment: Full Time

We are WSP - Join us and make your career future ready!

Can you help societies thrive in a world we cannot control?

Can you anticipate the unforeseeable, perceive the unexplainable, and plan something unbelievable?

Can we trace horizons, hold true to our ambitions, and hold ourselves accountable?

In the Middle East, we are working on some of the world's most iconic and complex projects. We take pride in helping our clients to realise their ambitions by offering our unique, local knowledge whilst leveraging our worldwide expertise. Our people, their expertise and the accountability we hold, for the future of our communities, make us unique.

Your new role, what's involved?
* Provide technical inputs within Environmental (and Social) Impact Assessments, CEMPs, EMS and other environmental related documentation
* Provide technical inputs and advice to Actions Plans as part of Lenders Technical Advisory roles
* Support the immediate team and wider WSP group for inputs into projects and proposals and demonstrate adaptability and organizational skills by working on multiple projects at any one time
* Coordinate with subconsultants where necessary and undertake baseline surveys for inputs into EIAs and monitoring
* Ensure that all environmental permitting requirements are achieved during design and construction phases and relevant sustainability requirements are implemented
* Have a good understanding of environmental management plans and systems and how they are implemented on a practical level
* Assess environmental performance on projects at various stages of the project lifecycle
* Demonstrate reasonable commercial acumen, and prepare and contribute to proposals
* Technical writing to prepare deliverables and monitoring documents for a variety of stakeholders
* Ensure the progression of my professional development, through involvement in different types of projects, mentoring and internal/external support and training where necessary
* Coordinate with necessary internal and external stakeholders to support the successful delivery of projects as appropriate within the environmental scope

Requirements

We'd love to hear from you if you have:
* Relevant Environmental Degree
* Comfortable liaising directly with contractors and undertaking site work
* Specialism in an environmental field would be beneficial
* Experience of working in consultancy or as environmental specialist on large infrastructure projects
* Good understanding of a range of technical environmental disciplines
* Good understanding of Middle East environmental legislation and practices
* Experience of liaising with international lenders for lenders' technical advisory roles and international assessments would be beneficial Experience of working in Saudi Arabia would be advantageous
* Stakeholder and public engagement experience
* Great communication and team working skills
* Professional level of written and spoken English
* Other languages particularly Arabic or French would be beneficial
* A reasonable level of sustainability knowledge
* Flexible approach with a willingness to travel and work overseas

What's in it for you?

As one of the world's leading engineering professional services consulting firms, we are dedicated to our local communities and propelled by international brainpower. We are technical experts and strategic advisors including engineers, technicians, scientists, architects, planners, surveyors and environmental specialists, as well as other design, program and construction management professionals. We design lasting solutions in the Property & Buildings, Transportation & Infrastructure, Environment, Industry, Resources (including Mining and Oil & Gas) and Power & Energy sectors as well as project delivery and strategic consulting services.

Apply now and be the future of WSP!

About the Company

WSP is one of the world's leading engineering professional services consulting firms. We are dedicated to our local communities and propelled by international brainpower. We are technical experts and strategic advisors including engineers, technicians, scientists, architects, planners, surveyors and environmental specialists, as well as other design, program and construction management professionals. We design lasting solutions in the Property & Buildings, Transportation & Infrastructure, Environment, Industry, Resources (including Mining and Oil & Gas) and Power & Energy sectors as well as project delivery and strategic consulting services. With 36,000 talented people in more than 500 offices across 40 countries, we engineer projects that will help societies grow for lifetimes to come.

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Senior Consultant salaries in UAE

Average monthly compensation
AED 20,500

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