Environmental Manager

February 23, 2024
  • Location: Mozambique
  • Type: Contract
  • Job #12850

ENVIRONMENTAL MANAGER required by our Client, an Oil and Gas Operator, to be assigned on a Contract basis located in Afungi, Mozambique.

DURATION:          1 year contract with possible extensions.


  • Reporting to Afungi Site Director
  • Ensures effective management of TEPMA1’s environmental team on-site including consultants supporting the Project.
  • Ensure compliance with Project environmental standards (including regulatory and lender) e.g. Environmental and Social Management Plan (ESMP), Environmental Licenses, Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA), Environmental Management Plans (EMP).
  • Act as lead interface with relevant TEPMA1 and Contractors team members regarding environmental management, compliance, audits, monitoring and associated activities, providing environmental and regulatory advice as required.
  • Work with Contractors to ensure environmental plans, procedures and method statements are suitable, and monitor implementation to ensure compliance.
  • Provide environmental advice and solutions related to aspects such as permitting/ licensing, air quality, noise, waste, hazardous materials, biodiversity, soil, drainage, erosion and sediment control, water quality, waste and rehabilitation.
  • Establish a Verification and Assurance program and develop the necessary tools to support the implementation of such.
  • Responsible for onsite environmental risk management, i.e. identification and implementation of measures to manage risk.
  • Support internal, Government, private, and lender Audits as necessary.
  • Coordinate EMP implementation/E&R performance monitoring activities regarding environmental matters with Site Construction Team.
  • Owner of environmental data collected from the field. Establish and manage robust environmental data management systems.
  • Provide on-going QA/QC of environmental data and reports, e.g. contractor environmental monthly reports.
  • Develop environmental performance metrics, analyze and report trends to ensure continuous improvement.
  • Environmental performance reporting as needed. Undertake regular data analysis to identify and highlight requirements or opportunities for performance improvement.
  • Responsible for ensuring all environmental incidents are managed in accordance with TEPMA1s incident management process.
  • Maintain an up-to-date action tracker with actions resulting from incidents, audits, inspections, environmental observations, etc.
  • Maintain environmental training matrix for contractors and TEPMA1 staff.
  • Develop environmental training materials in accordance with ESMP requirements and deliver environmental training to raise environmental awareness within the workforce and monitor the effectiveness.
  • Schedule and lead collation of toolbox talks and environmental awareness campaigns (internal and external).

Context and Environment

  • Project entity is a multinational joint venture, has a large social performance element and is project financed by high profile lenders 
  • Afungi Site is extremely remote in Northern Mozambique with unreliable infrastructure and communications.
  • The site is subject to mitigation measures based on Malaria, COVID pandemic and general security risks.
  • Rotational position


  • 10 to 20 years of related experience is required. – University degree in Natural or Environmental Sciences, Natural Resource Management, Environmental Engineering or some other technical field related to E&R management
  • Experience regarding the environmental field preferably related to a construction or extractive, particularly O&G industry project
  • Knowledge of Mozambique regulations desirable
  • Excellent English speaking and writing skills required. Familiarity with Portuguese is desirable


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