Senior Environment and Consent Consultant – Renewable Energy

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Last update: Jan 27, 2023 Last update: Jan 27, 2023


Deadline: Feb 28, 2023 Deadline for applications has passed
Location: Philippines Philippines
Organization: NIRAS A/S (Denmark) HQ
Job type: Permanent position
English, Tagalog English, Tagalog
Work experience: From 10 years
Date posted: Jan 27, 2023


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Do you wish to create long lasting solutions within renewable energy through your expertise in environmental and consenting projects? And are you motivated by working in international team across different disciplines? Then you might be our new colleague.

NIRAS is a multi-disciplinary engineering company with a strong footprint in Offshore Wind in Europe and Asia-Pacific. We are looking for a self-motivated individual to join our Environmental and Consent practice in the Philippines with an interest to work with our Offshore Wind and renewable energy practice to further our activities in the Philippines jointly with our team in Manila and Taiwan.

You have more than ten years’ experience of working in the environmental sector in the Philippines delivering Environmental Impact Assessments, Environmental Social Impact Assessments or other environmental consents for projects in the Philippines and looking to expand your career into the Marine Environment sector with a strong focus on Offshore Wind. Relevant experience in another country in the region may also be considered positively.

The role will work from our office in Manila and report to our Offshore Wind hub in Taipei, Taiwan and work closely with our colleagues in the United Kingdom and Denmark.

What you will be doing
As we are scaling our activities within renewable energy in the Philippines, we are looking for a colleague who will:

Lead Environmental and or consenting projects
Manage projects of environmental and consenting projects
Author and carry out quality assurance of technical reports in English and / or Takalog
Carry out quality assurance and management of suppliers
Develop and maintain stakeholder relationships and client engagement;
Manage financials (within budget) delivery of projects
Work across with environmental experts in NIRAS (Scandinavia, UK, Taiwan)
Conduct key account management and marketing of the business to existing and potential clients

What we are looking for
For this position, you should ideally have around 10 years of work experience in Environmental Impact Assessment or similar disciplines.

Furthermore you ideally match the following:

Master in Environmental Engineering or similar
Excellent communication and technical writing skills
Proven Project Leader or Team leader skills
Proven project management skills
Ability to work in international teams across different disciplines
Ability to work in a complex and fast moving working environment
Native Fluency in Tagalog
Good command of English
Readiness to travel within the Philippines

Following are considered a plus:

Experience working on EIA / ESIA in renewable energy projects
Experience working on EIA / ESIA type projects for Donor Projects.
Experience in working in energy related projects in the Overseas Donor market
ArcGIS or QGIS Skills
Command of another Asian Language at fluent level, e.g. Mandarin, Japanese or Vietnamese
Overseas work or studies

We offer you
You will become part of a multinational corporation with more than 2700 employees distributed across projects in more than 100 countries. We will assure you a competitive salary, as well as flexible hybrid work arrangements including work-from-home a part of the time. In addition, as part of NIRAS, you will gain valuable international experience and a chance to work alongside some of NIRAS’ top experts., gaining Learning and Development Opportunities with a focus on Offshore Wind and Marine Environment.