Vacancy: Senior Environmental Consultant/ Project Manager, South Africa – Permanent

Job position: Senior Environmental Consultant/ Project Manager 

Company name: Digby Wells Environmental

Job type: Permanent

Location: South Africa

Closing Date: 29 March 2024

Job description: 

We are looking for someone who will be able to project manage, administrate and compile multiple, multi-disciplinary environmental projects and prepare proposals.

  • Effectively project manage the environmental and social legislative processes applicable to the relevant country;
  • Maintain an awareness of country applicable legislation and the potential impact on the various projects;
  • Ensure the project team maintains a high quality standard in the services provided and in the deliverables produced;
  • Participate in marketing the company and bringing in new business/projects;
  • Effectively manage tasks relating to project team management which includes:
  • Project resource allocation and workload forecasting;
  • Project budget and invoice forecasting; and
  • Training and developing junior staff.
  • Effectively project manage the following:
  • Environmental and Social Impact Assessments (ESIAs) according to the relevant legislation and international standards, such as the IFC Performance Standards; 
  • Environmental Permitting;
  • Mining Right Applications;
  • Working in close collaboration with specialists from other disciplines;
  • Consultation with stakeholders;
  • Project budgets and schedules;
  • Liaising with clients and authorities; and 
  • Compile and write reports and other written deliverables for submission to the client and necessary authorities.
  • Occasionally carry out field work under strenuous conditions.



  • Professional Registration would be beneficial. (e.g. EAPASA).
  • Understanding of applicable environmental and social legislation and international standards.
  • Understanding and practical experience with environmental authorisation processes.
  • Superior ESIA and ESMP report writing.
  • Proven experience in large Project Managing environmental and social processes.
  • Proven experience in managing a Project team.
  • Strong interpersonal skills (build rapport etc.).
  • Excellent communication skills (Both verbal and written).
  • Strong customer orientation.
  • Excellent presentation skills.
  • Superior organisation skills.
  • Willing to travel locally and internationally, including the rest of Africa.
  • Valid Driver’s License.


Qualifications/Experience Required :

  • Post graduate degree in Environmental Management or similar.
  • Project Management Certificate would be beneficial.
  • 8  or more years’ experience in resettlement planning or social impact assessments and related field.
  • Fully vaccinated against COVID-19 and prepared to obtain other vaccinations that may be required by clients and for travel purposes.
  • Prepared to undergo a Pre-Employment Medical Assessment.


Salary range: Market Related based on experience.

Contact person: Bulelwa Tole 

Contact Phone Number:  +11 789 9495

Contact email: 

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