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Environmental & Social Advisor

Environmental & Social Advisor

  • Location United Kingdom - Scotland - Aberdeen/Dyce
  • Travel required Yes - up to 10%
  • Job category HSSE Group
  • Relocation available No
  • Job type Professionals
  • Job code 140959BR
  • Experience level Intermediate
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Job summary

This is an exciting time to work for bp for 12 months maternity cover assignment, as we look to transition towards Net Zero and the successful candidate will be engaged in supporting the region through this transition.
This Environmental & Social Advisor role will join support the management of regulatory compliance and environmental requirements for offshore operations in the North Sea. Successful candidate will join the team and have day to day responsibility for ensuring the regulatory compliance of all wells, subsea and survey activity in the North Sea. They will provide advice and leadership on a number of environmental issues across the broader North Sea Region.

Key Accountabilities:
  • Deliver and lead permit and consent applications related to wells (exploration, drilling, interventions and decommissioning), subsea and survey oil and gas activities in the North Sea in accordance with the regulatory requirements.
  • Handle regulatory inspections and build relationships with key external stakeholders.
  • Provide technical support and promote environmental good practice to sites through operational support, mentorship and training. Coach and guide leadership on regulatory and BP environmental requirements.
  • Ensure regulatory and internal reporting requirements are fulfilled.
  • Lead site and system self-verification activities and environmental risk assessments as the need arises.
  • Support ongoing environmental monitoring requirements in support of region licence to operate.
  • Support wells and subsea teams to deliver Carbon savings and deliver the net zero emission ambition.
  • Run the performance of environmental consultants preparing permits on bp’s behalf.
Essential Experience and Job Requirements
  • Broad understanding and experience of the UK regulatory regime and detailed knowledge of systems and reporting requirements.
  • Technical knowledge of operations, including offshore production, subsea, drilling and exploration.
  • Track record of leading teams and building and maintaining productive internal and external relationships with key stakeholders.
  • Validated experience in implementing environmental performance improvement; willingness to challenge status quo where appropriate to make change happen.
  • Ability to efficiently prioritize work on a continual basis.
  • Excellent communication, negotiation and influencing skills across all levels of the organisation.
Desirable Criteria:
Specialist knowledge of wells, subsea and survey operations
Why join our team?
We support our people to learn and grow in a diverse and challenging environment. We believe that our team is strengthened by diversity. We are committed to crafting an inclusive environment in which everyone is respected and treated fairly.
There are many aspects of our employees’ lives that are meaningful, so we offer benefits to enable your work to fit with your life. These benefits can include flexible working options, collaboration spaces in a modern office environment, and many other benefits!

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