Environmental Manager

Apply by:
December 05, 2018
Position type:
Permanent Employment
Competency area:
Health, Safety & Environment

We are now looking for a Environmental Manager to strengthen our organization to support development of our oil discovery offshore Ghana.

Corporate overview

Aker Energy AS was founded in February 2018 and is established as the newest member of the Aker Group. The E&P company aims to become the offshore oil and gas operator of choice in Ghana. It is characterised by the entrepreneurial and flexible organisation that is synonymous with member companies of the Aker Group. Aker Energy is now operational with offices in Oslo and Accra, the capital of Ghana. When you join Aker Energy, you join a diverse and experienced team. We need entrepreneurial and dynamic people to take an active and exciting part in this industry adventure. Bold and innovative ideas are strongly welcomed at Aker Energy. The ‘get it done’ team spirit and ambitious objectives will provide exciting growth and development opportunities for the right candidate.

Responsibilities and tasks

Managing the environmental performance of Aker Energy AS, and for developing, implementing and monitoring environmental strategies that promote sustainable development.

Responsibilities are:

  • Develop and implement environmental strategies and action plans, to ensure corporate sustainable development
  • Take the lead on sustainable procurement for all goods and services
  • Coordinate all aspects of pollution control, waste management, recycling, environmental health, conservation and renewable energy
  • Lead the implementation of environmental policies and practices
  • Ensure compliance with environmental legislation and keep up to date with Norway, European Union and international regulation and legislation
  • Liaise with relevant bodies such as local authorities, public bodies and competent bodies
  • Audit, analyse and report environmental performance to internal and external clients and regulatory bodies
  • Carry out impact assessments to identify, assess and reduce an organisation's environmental risks and financial costs
  • Promote and raise awareness, at all levels of an organisation, of the impact of emerging environmental issues
  • Implement best practice in areas of corporate, ethical and social responsibility and address any issues arising
  • Develop and implement environmental management systems to continually improve the impact of the organisation on the environment
  • Coordinate public hearings and consultations on environmental matters
  • Manage relations with the board of directors, senior management and internal staff
  • Train staff at all levels on environmental issues and responsibilities
  • Participate in environmental education and research
  • Negotiate environmental service agreements and manage associated costs and revenues
  • Write environmental reports, assuming the lead responsibility with the company
  • Set organisational sustainability targets, and develop plans to meet those targets and oversee their delivery.

Qualifications & personal attributes

  • Master's degree or above in Environmental science or engineering, safety engineering, engineering management, oil & chemical engineering or the related.
  • At least 10-year related working experience including 8 years environmental management experience in Oil & Gas industry.
  • Extensive knowledge of environmental protection.
  • Extensive knowledge of environment impact assessment and pollution control technology.
  • Knowledge of laws, regulations and standards on environmental protection, for onshore and offshore oil development and production activities, and ISOI4000 environmental management system.
  • Understanding of the environmental protection management system in IOC.
  • Understanding of oil & gas E&P.

We offer

  • We offer opportunities to learn and challenge yourself or mentor others.
  • Flexible employee package that can be adjusted to suit the changing needs of your life
  • Competitive compensation program

Contact information

If any questions about the role, please contact:

Barbara Johnsen
Senior Recruiter
NES Advantage

NES Advantage Solutions is Aker Energy’s recruitment partner.