Environment Officer

Remit Hydro Ltd.
Location: Nepal
Salary:As Per Organization's Rule
Posted Date: 2021-04-12 Deadline: 2021-04-26
  • Nos. of Opening : 1
  • Location : Nepal
  • Salary : As Per Organization's Rule
  • Category : Others
  • Nature : Full Time
Job Description

Position: Environment Officer

Level: 7 (Seven)

Type of the Position: Performance Based Contract

Work Station: Site Office

Reporting Lines:

Position holder reports to: Site Coordinator/Engineering Manager/PD

Staff reporting to this post: None

Job Summary

For the project implementation, responsible for implementing the Environmental Requirements of the project including forest clearances, leasing of government lands, and environmental compliances. He/she shall be responsible for coordination with the local authorities and government offices for environmental affairs of the project and other duties as directed by the Project Director/Engineering Manager/Site Coordinator.

Work descriptions and Responsibility

  • Conduct Environmental Assessment /study as required by the Project such as Supplementary EIA of the project as required;

  • Implement activities and requirements following the EIA and IEE reports of the project;

  •  Develop and prepare the risk assessments plan, crisis management plan, resettlement plans, and, if necessary, Gender and Social Inclusion Plans and implement them to protect company’s reputations;

  • Liaise with government organizations and entities for environmental activities (tree felling, stacking, auctioning; issues on social concerns, natural resources, wild life etc.) and environmental compliances;

  • Coordinate and get approvals for acquisition and/or leasing of forest and government lands required for the project;

  • Support the project team for implementation of the project;

  • Maintain all the records related to forest clearances and approvals;

  • Keep the management updated about the issues in relation to forest and environment;

  • Maintain and keep good relation with locals, engineers, contractors, consultant, supervisor and management;

  • Assist the SiteCoordinator with the preparation of progress/annual reportsand other documents;

  • Write, edit, and produce newsletters, brochures and other publications for the company as required in relation to environment;

  •  During the project execution, collect the public grievances on environmental issues and assist the Site Coordinator to redress them;

  • Assist the Site Coordinator to liaise and coordinate with local government and stakeholders;

  • Liaise with the Consultant in implementation of EMP through Ghunsa Environment Management Unit;

  • Represent the company in the meetings/conference/seminar in local level as required by the Site Coordinator for environmental affairs;

  • Make compliance with all the environmental requirements of the project as indicated in environmental guidelines including revegetation and other requirements;

  • Perform any other duties as assigned by the management time to time.

Job Specification

Required minimum qualification and Experience:

Master's degree in Environment Science or Environment Engineering or Environment Management or Forestry or relevant field and having minimum 2 years’ of experience in Hydropower Projects as an Environment Engineer/Officer or similar positions. Preference will be given for candidates having more experience in Environment Assessment (IEE/EIA) and familiar in Environment Management/mitigation of Hydropower Projects.

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Industry Type Hydropower / Alternative
Location Kathmandu Nepal
Organization Size 1-10
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