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Environmental & Social Advisor

Environmental & Social Advisor

  • Location Egypt - Cairo Governorate - Cairo
  • Travel required Yes - up to 25%
  • Job category HSSE Group
  • Relocation available No
  • Job type Professionals
  • Job code 138261BR
  • Experience level Intermediate
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Job summary

bp is reimagining energy for people and our planet.

We provide heat, light and mobility to customers worldwide. We’re fundamentally transforming what we do so we can reach net zero by 2050 or sooner. We also have a strong mission to help the whole world reach net zero too – working across our industry to improve people’s lives.

It’s crucial to us that the differences we see in the world around us are reflected in our workplace. Who you are is what counts, not where you’re from or how you live your life. A culture that values everyone benefits all of us. That’s why, to help our people thrive, we nurture a truly diverse and inclusive environment.

Would you like to discover how our diverse, hardworking people are leading the way in making energy cleaner and better – and how you can play your part in our world-class team?

Join our team and advance your career as an

Environmental & Social Advisor – bp North Africa
Egyptian nationalities only!
This position will play a key role in operationalizing this sustainability frame in the North Africa region.
The Environmental & Social Advisor will also manage regulatory compliance and environmental requirements for various bp activities including operations, wells, subsea, drilling, and exploration activities. The successful candidate will have day to day responsibility for agile way of working as a member in one or more of the region’s agile squads.

In this role You will:
  • Participate in development of ESIAs according to Egyptian regulations
  • Assist the region progress the Sustainability and Carbon agenda.
  • Hold an overall view of the social accountabilities, associated programs, risk reduction measures and coordination of all related activities at the local level
  • Contribute to the activities vital to lead Environmental and Social Performance
  • Manage regulatory inspections and relationships with key external partners
  • Proactively promote environmental standard methodology to site
  • Lead site and system self-verification activities and environmental risk assessments
  • Support ongoing environmental monitoring and reporting requirements.
  • Handle regulatory, environmental, and social requirements
  • Identify and manage the risks arising from a regulatory, environmental, and social perspective.
  • Support engineering with the identification and evaluation of low carbon options
  • Provide environmental and social support as the need arises in bp’s group defined practices, group guides, HSE&C guidelines, and local regulations.
  • Apply bp’s tools such as screening, ENVID, AIRO
  • Assist in maintaining a compliance management system
  • Identify regulatory applicability to bp activities
  • Work with regulators and concerned collaborators
What You will need to be successful:
  • 5+ years of environmental and social management experience.
  • Bachelor of Science or equivalent in engineering, geosciences, environmental or related degree.
  • Broad understanding and experience of Egypt’s regulatory system and detailed knowledge of reporting requirements.
  • Hands-on experience in ESIA development for different ESIA types.
  • Track record of influencing teams and building and maintaining productive internal and external relationships with key stakeholders
  • Proven experience in implementing environmental performance improvement; willingness to challenge status quo where appropriate to make change happen.
  • Ability to effectively prioritize work on a continual basis.
  • Excellent communication, negotiation and influencing skills across all levels of the organisation
  • Significant experience in operations or projects HSE roles.
  • Technical knowledge and experience in environmental and social risks identification and management.
  • Being able to travel frequently to sites

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