About the job
Lead environmental management of Ras Laffan site operations to ensure environmental compliance in line with regulatory requirements, improve environmental performance and minimize environmental impacts and risks for Qatargas assets.
Job Context & Major Challenge(s)
Promotes culture of environmental protection, compliance and awareness for large and complex operating assets and within a multi-national, multi-cultural environment while adhering to and being sensitive to local customs and requirements.
A challenge to understand and balance operational and business needs with environmental performance and compliance requirements.
The challenge is to drive complex environmental protection requirements for large and critical Qatargas Assets with the objective of minimizing environmental risks and reputational impacts on Qatargas operations.
Implements comprehensive monitoring and reporting systems catering to a wide range of internal and external stakeholders and leveraging best available practices and implementing innovative solutions to optimize environmental performance.
Key Job Accountabilities
Leads implementation of environmental requirements for Qatargas onshore and offshore site operations to ensure compliance with Ministry of Municipality and Environment (MME) requirements and Company procedures. Establishes and maintains environmental protection programs, including flaring, air emissions, water, groundwater and noise, leveraging best practices to minimize potential environmental impacts and risks for operating assets.
Implements COMPANY Environmental Management System (EMS) requirements across operating assets. Leads the development and review of environmental procedures and supports maintenance and audits of COMPANY EMS, as part of the Qatargas Management System (QGMS).
Establishes and maintains environmental KPIs for site operations and initiatives (as assigned) and monitors and reports progress and effectiveness in order to improve environmental performance.
Reviews the design of existing, new and upcoming facilities to ensure that proper design considerations are incorporated to ensure that critical environmental aspects have been identified and are controlled effectively.
Provides specialist environmental expertise, acts as a technical focal point, and collaborates with other departments to develop and implement specific and/or specialized mitigation and monitoring programs, studies and projects to fulfill permit, regulatory and another operational environmental requirement
Leads environmental support and surveillance during critical operational activities, including facility shutdowns. Conducts regular site assessments to address dynamic developments onsite and coordinates response to environmental incidents and issues in partnership with Incident Management Teams (IMTs), Operations, Emergency Management Services (EMS) and Ras Laffan Industrial City (RLIC).
Manages activities of the site environmental operations team to ensure effective implementation of environmental procedures, monitoring programs and activities.
Guides Operations Leadership on environmental compliance and emerging issues and leads implementation of environmental awareness and improvement initiatives for each asset in partnership with operations.
Coordinates activities of the site environmental operations team to ensure effective implementation of environmental procedures, monitoring programs and activities. Stewards environmental contracts, studies and projects, ensuring safe execution and compliance with Company HSE procedures. Develops annual section and team budgets, including financial performance tracking and allocation to/from QG ventures and assets.
Develops and maintains effective working relationships with key stakeholders such as shareholders, regulatory agencies and other companies with the aim of improving the Company’s environmental performance and reputation
Degree in Science/Engineering from a recognized technical university.
Knowledge and/or Experience
10 years experience working in a world-class organization in the environmental arena with at least 3 years in a supervisory role.
Attains and maintains technical competence as per the Company Job Family Technical Competency matrix.
Advanced knowledge across environmental specializations, expert knowledge desirable in at least one media (air, water, soil).