Principal Project Manager - Environmental & Social Science

Agent: Yvette Rautenbach

  • A service provider to the resources industry, is looking for a Principal Project Manager based in Johannesburg. The successful candidate will be required to effectively project manage multi-disciplinary projects to international standards.


  • Company: International Mining & Environmental
  • Location: International
  • Date Posted: 8th July 2021
  • Industry: Mining, Oil & Gas & Environmental
  • Nationality: EE
  • Salary: To be discussed
  • Qualifications: Post graduate degree in Environmental Management or similar ; Project Management Certificate would be beneficial.

Job Description

  • Effectively project manage the environmental legislative processes applicable to the relevant country;
  • Maintain an awareness of country applicable legislation and the potential impact on the various projects;
  • Ensure the 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 team management which includes: Resource allocation and workload forecasting; Budget and revenue forecasting; Training and developing junior staff;
  • Effectively manage and co-ordinate the day-to-day office administration;
  • Effectively project supervise Environmental Impact Assessments (EIAs); according to the relevant legislation);
  • Effectively project supervise Environmental Permitting; Mining Applications;
  • Work in close collaboration with specialists from other disciplines;
  • Effectively project supervise consultation with affected parties;
  • Responsible for project budgets and schedules;
  • Liaise with clients and authorities; and
  • Compile and write reports for submission to the client and necessary authorities.

Minimum Requirements

  • Post graduate degree in Environmental Management or similar.
  • 10+ years in a similar role specifically within the resources/infrastructure industry.
  • Project Management Certificate would be beneficial.
  • Willing to travel locally and internationally, including the rest of Africa.

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