SMEC Job for a Senior Environmental and Social Impact Assessment (ESIA) Expert / Project Manager

SMEC is recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Senior Environmental and Social Impact Assessment (ESIA) Expert / Project Manager

Job Location: Nigeria

Educational Qualification: At least a Master’s Degree in Environmental Science, Ecology, Environmental Engineering, Agricultural Engineering, or Natural Resources Management or related from a recognized university.

Years of Experience: At least 12 years overall relevant experience in the field and at least 3 years experience managing or directing projects in developing countries. Project management experience is mandatory.

Other Requirements:

  • Fluency in English mandatory. Additional language abilities such as French is advantageous.
  • Excellent technical writing skills in English (mandatory). Experience in preparing reports, proposals, and/or publications of international standard.
  • Proficient in use of computer software (MS Word, MS Excel, MS PowerPoint, etc) to produce professional looking documents of international standards
  • Able to work with multidisciplinary multicultural teams
  • Able to deliver work within tight deadlines and handle heavier work pressure near deadlines
  • Able to travel to different countries in Africa
  • Nationals and residents in Africa are encouraged to apply.
  • Strong technical knowledge in relevant areas such as Environmental and Social Impact Assessment of dam/irrigation/water supply/power transmission lines/roads/building complex or other large infrastructure projects, environmental and social studies, environmental management, environmental planning.
  • Membership in a related professional association or registration as an environmental expert is advantageous.

Job Specification(s):

  • Flexible and friendly working environment
  • Excellent opportunity to become a valued member of SMEC’s multidisciplinary team
  • Outstanding career prospectsSMEC is a professional services firm with Australian origins and a global footprint that provides high-quality consultancy services for major infrastructure projects.

Key Responsibilities

  • Manages, guides, and directs project teams and activities to achieve efficient, cost-effective, timely, and high quality delivery of consultancy assignments around Africa.
  • Prepares and / or reviews project technical reports and other outputs with quality assurance
  • Coordinates, manages, and supervises the work of other staff members and experts
  • Undertakes activities to build the capacity of local and regional staff
  • Performs the role of Project Manager / Team Leader and technical expert on projects as needed
  • Assists with preparation of high quality winning proposals
  • Develops and manages good and effective relationships with existing and potential clients and funding agencies

Apply Before: 30th October, 2016.

How to Apply: Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply

Note: Please send your detailed CV and application letter. Only shortlisted individuals will be contacted.


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