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Senior Environmental Project Manager

Job Description

Senior Environmental Project Manager

EarthStream Global are urgenlty looking for a Sneior Enviromental Project Managerto join our clients Environmental Services team based in Saudi Arabia.

Roles and Responsibilities:

  • In charge of the delivery of consent related workstreams of environmental projects.
  • Lead stakeholder and client engagement & Management of internal & subcontractor teams.
  • Financial & programme management.
  • Manage and maintain the project consent budget, risk register and schedule.
  • Actively promote and demonstrate a strong safety culture in project design and working environment.
  • Lead multi-disciplinary teams.
  • Interface with the wider project stakeholders including engineering teams, planners, consultation leads, and lawyers, as may be applicable.
  • Lead on client project communications & enhance client relationships through exceptional communication and active listening skills.
  • Support our Sales and Growth teams to develop relationships with existing customers in the sector, identify new opportunities and build relationships with new clients.
  • Responsible for compliance with applicable policies and procedures.
  • Ensures quality and effectiveness of key results of major projects within function through sound design, early risk assessments, and implementation of fallback strategies.
  • Understands the business needs and has a thorough knowledge of the customer when developing a project scope.
  • Uses established PM tools and techniques (FEP, Cash Flow Projections, Scope / Schedule Control, etc.) to stay within authorized budget limits and achieve the overall project and organizational objectives.
  • Contributes to the development of project management best practices.
  • Directs and manages Project Execution by performing the work defined in the project plan to achieve project objectives.
  • Defines roles and responsibilities.
  • Monitors and controls project work to meet the performance objectives defined in the project plan.
  • Focuses on cost and milestone achievement to optimize resource utilization.
  • Reviews change requests, manages and approves changes to the deliverables, organizational process assets, project documents, and the project plan.
  • Closes the project by finalizing all activities across all the Project Management Process Groups to formally complete the project or phase.
  • Creates or coordinates the solutions for complex problems; integrates regulatory and operational needs; performs cost / benefit analysis.
  • Resolves problems and crisis situations requiring fast, astute decisions with rapid implementation by utilizing technical training and /or e experience.
  • Mentors others by sharing knowledge and expertise and providing feedback and guidance. Establishes relationships and good communication channels with clients; documents agreements and commitments.
  • Acts as a trusted advisor.
  • Balances bottom line objectives of a project with the long-term interest of customer.


  • Bachelors/Masters in engineering, environmental science, environmental planning, or equivalent experience in a relevant subject area.
  • 10+ years of professional experience, preferably with an environmental consulting organization.
  • Demonstrated commitment to HSE leadership.
  • Knowledge in the environmental and regulatory issues associated within KSA.
  • Knowledge in IFC performance standards and Equator Principals.
  • A working understanding of the regulatory and governmental community (Excellent client and agency interfacing skills).
  • Track record of successful management of projects / work packages to meet agreed budget and schedule.
  • Technical reporting prowess.
  • Demonstrable Project Management experience for complex EIA, ESIAs, Baseline Surveys and Consenting Projects.
  • A degree qualification in a relevant subject.
  • Experience of managing large projects from early conception, through consents.
  • Experience of developing and managing bids for consenting projects.
  • Prior experience of leading project teams and influencing senior stakeholders would be beneficial.
  • Exceptional communication and presentation skills preferred.