Environmental Manager (Ref: RUEM)

Position in the Renewable Energy sector in Johannesburg - Gauteng
Posted On Friday 25 September 2020
Job Description:

Exciting opportunity in multi-national Renewable Energy company.

Preferably EE candidates

Main job function

The Environmental Manager carries out the implementation of the Company’s Environmental and Social Management System (ESMS) across all workstreams, with a particular focus on environmental management.

Ensures that environmental risks and impacts are properly and systematically avoided, assessed, managed, and monitored and that improvement is continuously driven and built into company performance. This includes ensuring compliance with all applicable legislation, codes, standards and guidelines, in alignment with the International Finance Corporation (IFC) Performance Standards. 

The role covers environmental input into business and project development and acquisition in South Africa as well as across Africa, environmental permitting, project management of selected and approved projects, including the environmental management of construction and operational projects. 

An important feature of this position is the management of the company’s biodiversity programmes that seek to ensure no net loss in avifauna at wind projects, and where possible and required, to achieve net gain through working with external stakeholders to achieve offsite conservation measures.



Bachelor’s degree in Environmental Management

ESMS implementation & auditing qualification


6-10 years working in the environmental sector

Minimum of 5 years in the renewable energy sector where such experience has been obtained during the construction and operations phases or as an environmental consultant in the renewable sector.


Extensive knowledge of IFC Performance Standards, legislative requirements and the EIA process

Competence in Word, Excel and Power Point

A Consultant will be in touch if you are shortlisted for the position.  Please consider your application unsuccessful should you not have been contacted within 2 weeks.  We will keep your CV on our database and contact you should you match the criteria of any other vacancies.

Please contact Ruth Underwood