Head of Environment and Social

Environmental and Social Expert - Eastern Europe

We would like to hire an Internal Environmental and Social Expert who has more than 20 years relevant experiences in the field.


  • Responsible for overseeing the Environmental and Social performance of a large Hydropower Project implementation.
  • Manage and monitor the implementation of the ESMP measures which are under the responsibility of Company
  • Manage the ESMP and LALRP budgets.
  • Establish Scope of Work for, and manage, contracts with specialized E&S sub-consultants.
  • Manage the communication with the Lenders on E&S aspects.
  • Prepare Project Incident Notification to Lenders, Six-monthly Environmental & Social Report to Lenders and Six-monthly Environmental & Social Performance report to larger public.
  • Ensure that environmental or social monitoring reports are produced and quality assured.
  • Propose, implement and monitor measures necessary to comply with national environmental and social legislation.
  • Monitor and advise on compliance with Lenders E&S policies. Resolve E&S issues in case of non-compliance, and where needed, prepare time-bound corrective action plans with specific follow-up procedures.
  • Promote good health, social and environmental practices throughout all Company activities;
  • Consult with other line managers and Owners Engineer and give appropriate advice on formulating best-practice policies and procedures.
  • Amend, improve or develop internal procedures required for E&S management
  • Provide, or where necessary source, environmental and social training to the E&S Team members
  • Manage public disclosure of E&S project documentation


  • Experience of Social & Environment management for around 20yrs
  • Preferably renewable project experience but this could extend to other power projects or multi million-pound infrastructure projects.
  • Prefferred that this person will have East European regional project experience
  • Be an excellent communicator in English.