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    Environmental Specialists

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    Office Location:
    Pretoria Office

    General Job Specifications

    The Environmental Consultant’s duties will include, but are not limited to:

    • Implementing controls, risk assessment frameworks, and programs which align to environmental requirements and clients’ objectives.
    • Ensuring process improvement, policy, automation, and the continuous evolution of capabilities.
    • Assisting with the drafting of policies, processes, procedures, and forms to meet environmental requirements.
    • Creating and assisting with legal registers.
    • Implementing NEMA and other environmental legislations in organisations.
    • Implementing ISO Standards in organisations.
    • Documenting of Risk Methodologies and Risk Assessments.
    • Conducting internal and external audits against environmental requirements for organisations.
    • Project Management.
    • Justification of Compliance through implementation strategies of policies, processes, and procedures.
    • Implementing processes within the organisation, as well as for its clients.
    • Developing reporting metrics, dashboards, and evidence artifacts.
    • Assisting clients and other staff with management and oversight.
    • Training, guiding, and acting as a resource on any environmental matters.
    • Remaining current on best practices and changes and acting as the organisation’s environmental resource for compliance.

    Key Knowledge Areas

    • NEMA.
    • Governance frameworks.
    • SA Legislation.
    • Industry knowledge in telecommunication, construction, mining, and professional services.
    • ISO 9001, 14001, 45001, 27001 and 22301 will be an added advantage.

    Key Skills and Competencies Requirements

    The ideal candidate should have the ability to:

    • Effectively communicate issues to diverse audiences, both in writing and verbally.
    • Create registers.
    • Manage projects.
    • Implement NEMA and other legislations in organisations.
    • Give advice internally and to clients on any environmental matters.
    • Evaluate and update and/or revise program materials.
    • Learn quickly and apply knowledge to new situations.
    • Share knowledge on various Acts.
    • Understand and follow broad and complex instructions.
    • Interact positively with all relevant parties to enhance effectiveness and to promote quality service.
    • Comprehend technical language and to confer, analyse and write in an objective, clear manner.
    • Work independently and prioritise multiple tasks and adapt to needed changes.
    • Remain calm under pressure.
    • Travel locally or internationally as and when required.

    Experience and Qualification Requirements

    • Tertiary qualification specialising in the Environment.
    • 3-5 Years’ experience
    • Certificates in the related field.
    • Environmental (NEMA) Knowledge
    • Experience with legal audits will be an added advantage.
    • Valid driver’s license.