Senior Environmental Specialist

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Senior Environmental Specialist

  • Location:

    London, United Kingdom

  • Contact:

    Salem Mubarak

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  • Published:

    27 days ago

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Paragon GE is looking for a Senior Environmental Specialist for a residential position with an E&P company in the UK.


The ideal candidate will have a minimum 10+ years of Environmental/ ESG experience and have a strong background with offshore projects in Africa.


Position Title: Senior Environmental Specialist

Residential or Rotational: Residential

Staff or Temp: Staff

Expected package: To be discussed.

Location: London, UK with travel to West Africa


GENERAL POSITION SUMMARY:  Lead, Review and analyze corporate Sustainability/ESG activities and provide recommendation and implement to enhance sustainability/ESG strategy, methods, framework, and related tools to support in achieving the sustainability/ ESG objectives. Responsible for the annual ESG report development and issue.



• Responsible for overseeing all technical delivery, proposition development, communications and business development in relation to ESG products and services.

• Develop/Co-Ordinate “Net Zero’ framework and measurements referencing SASB and GRI guidelines.

• Organize Data and Information Gathering

• Manage GHG emissions platform

• Develop and Implement solutions on Carbon reduction programs

• Develop and execute strategies and projects to enhance the reporting against sustainability-related reporting and disclosure frameworks / voluntary standards and ratings and rankings.

• Develop cutting-edge sustainability strategies and governance through stakeholder engagement, materiality assessments and sector benchmarking.

• Produce sustainability reports aligned with best practice reporting frameworks.

• Provide technical expertise across the following areas:

• sustainability strategy development and processes.

• Materiality assessment and gap analysis

• Lead & implement technical initiatives to actively reduce carbon emissions

• Advise on the current and upcoming trends and developments shaping the ESG / non-financial disclosure landscape – and the organizations driving this agenda (across NGOs, IGOs, ESG ratings and rankings agencies etc.)

• Analyze ESG information, lead ESG-focused interviews with senior management, carry out targeted research and utilize ESG benchmarking tools to measure improvements toward Net Zero strategy

• Support corporate and international development of ESG initiatives.

• Accountable for annual ESG report development and issue.

• Promote and maintain a safe workplace environment that rivals best-in-class operator safety records.

• Prepare annual ESG budget and presents to senior management.

• Other duties as assigned.





• Proven experience in a similar ESG role with execution and delivery and responsibilities with excellent communication skills.

• Have a deep understanding of the links between climate change, business risk and value creation.

• Have experience of risk analysis and an understanding of guidance and/or corporate risk reporting and scenario planning knowledge.

• Analytical skills with ability to identify, develop and implement solutions.

• Excellent writing skills to communicate clearly and without errors – accuracy and attention to detail are vital.

• Strong client and stakeholder communication skills e.g. influencing, negotiation, presentation and relationship management skills.

• Project management skills that demonstrate ability to manage and account for time spent, and to deliver work on time and budget.

• Team working and leadership and ability to coordinate and prioritize activities to ensure delivery of agreed targets.

• Have a higher education qualification (Bachelor’s Degree) in an environmental or engineering discipline

• Minimum 10 years of experience preferably with some international work.