Consultant - Environment & Sustainability - Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates - WSP

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Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

1 month ago

Ahmed Al-Mansouri

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We are WSP - Join us and make your career future ready
Think bigger scale. Think higher profile. Think ground-breaking.

Join WSP, and you'll be at the heart of a team of international experts all dedicated to growing and sharing their expertise and working on projects that transform society for all of us.

We have an opening for an Environment & Sustainability Consultant to join our team in the UAE. The role could be based in either Sharjah or Dubai.

Your new role, what's involved?

  • Provide technical inputs within Environmental (and Social) Impact Assessments, CEMPs, EMS and other environmental related documentation
  • Support my immediate team and wider WSP group for inputs into projects and proposals
  • Coordinate with subconsultants where necessary and undertake baseline surveys for inputs into EIAs and monitoring
  • Ensure that all environmental and sustainability permitting requirements are achieved during design and construction phases
  • Have a good understanding of environmental management plans and systems and how they are implemented on a practical level
  • Assess environmental performance on projects
  • Have a reasonable commercial acumen and familiarity with writing on proposals and project work
  • Ensure the progression of my professional development, through involvement in different types of projects, mentoring and internal/external support and training where necessary
  • Coordinate with necessary internal and external stakeholders to support the successful delivery of projects as appropriate within the environmental scope
  • Experience in liaising with international lenders for lenders' technical advisory roles and international assessments would be beneficial

We'd love to hear from you if you have:

  • Minimum 2 years post graduate experience
  • Relevant Environmental Degree
  • Comfortable liaising directly with contractors and undertaking site work
  • Speciality in an environmental field would be beneficial
  • Experience of working in consultancy or as environmental specialist on large infrastructure projects
  • Good understanding of a range of technical environmental disciplines
  • Good understanding of Middle East environmental legislation and practices
  • Experience of working in Saudi Arabia would be advantageous
  • Stakeholder and public engagement experience
  • Great communication and team working skills
  • Professional level of written and speaking English
  • Other languages particularly Arabic or French would be beneficial
  • A reasonable level of sustainability knowledge would be beneficial

What's in it for you?
What if we can have work-life balance? What if we can be rewarded in ways that support our individual needs? What if we can be accepted for who we are? Here at WSP - we can

Our team is made up of technical experts and strategic advisors including engineers, technicians, scientists, architects, planners, surveyors, environmental specialists, designers, and program and construction management professionals.

Together we utilise our local understanding, international reach, and global scale to prepare our cities and environments for the future, connect communities, and help societies thrive in built and natural ecosystems.

We design lasting solutions in the Property & Buildings, Transportation & Infrastructure, Environment, Industry, Resources (including Mining and Oil & Gas) and Power & Energy sectors as well as project delivery and strategic consulting services.

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