Principal Environmental and Social Consultant / Manager - Paris

Job Title: Principal Environmental and Social Consultant / Manager - Paris
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Paris, Île-de-France
Salary: £60000.00 - £65000.00 per annum
REF: BBBH26313
Contact Name: Barrie Dempster
Contact Email:
Job Published: about 3 years ago

Principal Environmental and Social Consultant / Manager - Paris

Due to continued growth my client is expanding their Environmental and Social team. You will need to have strong project management skills as well as a good understanding SFI performance standards. You will need to be fluent in both English and French, and additional languages would be a distinct advantage. You can be based in either Paris or Lyon (Vaulx en Velin) or Bordeaux and there is a generous salary and benefits package on offer.


  • Conduction, coordination and management of social and environmental impact assessments in accordance with international standards (IFC, EBRD, etc.)
  • Environmental and social diligence, E&S performance follow-up on IFI behalf. Independent E&S consultancy services
  • Consultancy and expertise for our clients on E&S performance in accordance with international standards. Strengthening of E&S skills of project teams
  • Business development: prospecting, technical and commercial proposals

Required skills:

  • International experience as part of project financing. Strong knowledge of IFI E&S standards and requirements such as SFI Performance standards, EBRD Performance requirements,
  • Equator Principles, OECD joint approaches, ILO conventions
  • International experience in preparing/managing ESIAs in accordance with international standards. Experience in risk management and environmental, safety, security and social impacts
  • Education: 5-year postgraduate and skills in environment, safety, security and/or social


  • French and English fluency. A third language would be appreciated
  • Strong reporting and very good communication skills
  • Initiative and autonomy
  • Team working and networking capabilities
  • Capability to manage complex projects
  • This position requires to travel abroad

We look forward to receiving your application. For further information, then please contact Barrie Dempster at ALLEN & YORK LTD on 01202 888986 or email