Vacancy : Senior Environmental Scientist : Gauteng : Johannesburg : Illovo
January 19, 2018  

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Position: Senior Environmental Scientist    

Company: SRK Consulting (South Africa) (Pty) Ltd

Job Type: Permanent 

Location: Gauteng, Johannesburg, Illovo

Job Description:

SRK is looking for a Senior Environmental Scientist. The candidate will be ultimately responsible for managing environmental assessment projects to be delivered nationally and internationally encompassing, inter alia, bidding, fieldwork, technical reporting, client liaison, authority and stakeholder management, internal and external resourcing (e.g. contractors), logistics planning, budgeting, review and quality assurance 

Qualifications, experience and requirements: 

The candidate must:

  • Have between 12-15 years total experience with a minimum of 8 years in environmental consulting;
  • Possess relevant scientific qualification to at least a Masters level; 
  • Be registered as a Professional Natural Scientist or equivalent;
  • Be proficient in English (an ability to speak French and/or Portuguese will be an added advantage);
  • Possess a valid driver’s license and passport as well as own transport;
  • Have a working knowledge of the environmental legislation in African countries, notably South Africa, and international environmental safeguard policies;
  • Be able to travel internationally on projects and work in multi-cultural environments;
  • Have a track record in leading and managing environmental projects for large-scale developments, notably in the natural resources sector;
  • Have strong report writing and verbal skills;
  • Be able to work independently and as part of multi-disciplinary teams;
  • Possess the ability to prioritise and multi-task and meet tight project deadlines; 
  • Have strong planning and problem-solving skills; and
  • Be seeking a long-term career opportunity.

Salary Range::

Market related according ot experience 

Contact Person: Lucy Dhroney

Contact Phone: 011 441 1111

Contact Fax: 086 555 0841

Contact e-mail:

Company Website: 

Advert End Date: 28 February 2018

Applications together with a detailed Curriculum Vitae must be submitted before or on 28 February 2018. If you do not receive any feedback by 09 March 2018, please accept that your application was unsuccessful.  The successful candidate will need to start work as soon as possible. Please indicate which position is being applied for.