Environmental Manager Jobs in South Africa

Kwena Human Capital

Environmental Lead (ISO 14001 – Construction – Engineering – Johannesburg

Our international client, operating in the construction/ engineering industry, currently seeks to appoint an experienced Environmental Lead to join their in-demand business based in Johannesburg. In this role, you will be responsible for the company’s environmental strategy and manage environmental, social and governance interventions with  its international division.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Assess business and operations’ risks regarding environmental impact on the environment.
  • Manage interventions with the company’s international division regarding Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG)
  • Understand business impact on people, communities, and the environment
  • Manage ESG-related policies, processes and documentation to ensure compliance with South African Environmental legislation, ISO 14001 requirements and International Group Standards
  • Manage the internal ESG processes and compliance audit program to   ensure compliance to ESG requirements
  • Identify ESG compliance issues and report against non-compliance/ conformances on the system
  • Monitor progress Action Plan of Audit findings
  • Responsible for the environmental strategy with focus on water, waste,  climate change, biodiversity and ecological impact
  • Develop and roll out environmental self-assessments and Environmental  Awareness Training Material
  • Ensures continuous risk identification, mitigation, and strategic implementation to avoid/reduce implications that could affect reputational  damage.
  • Provide ESG guidance, support, and training and educates the  business on environmental findings and potential impacts and aspects.
  • Collecting data from various resources and maintaining a database.
  • Regular reporting including submission of monthly reports to Management
  • ESG (Carbon Footprint) and Environmental Working Group reporting
  • Raises issues that threaten compliance to any standards and regulations.
  • Supports the business on all ESG compliance matters particularly where  certification is at risk.
  • Assesses client feedback reports for satisfaction and areas of improvement.
  • Designing and implementing key compliance milestones and KPI’s.
  •  Initiate and monitor ESG projects.

Desired Experience & Qualification

  • Environmental bachelor’s degree with professional registration.
  • Minimum 3-5 years in environmental management.

To apply for this job please visit www.pnet.co.za.