Environmental Team Lead

  • Full Time
  • Norwich

First Energy

Role: Environmental Team Lead

Salary: Negotiable DOE

Location: Norwich

Contract/Permanent: Permanent

This is an excellent opportunity to join our clients QSSHE department in a leadership role. Managing a team of Environmental Advisors, you will provide competent and proactive environmental support to onshore and offshore producing assets. Additionally you will ensure that all environmental requirements are fully understood, risks, controls and mitigations identified and put in place in a timely, economical and effective fashion, from operations through to decommissioning, including projects, drilling, infill, etc.


Job Role Responsibilities:

  • Management of all OPPC, ETS, Chemical permits for offshore.
  • Review all permits submissions to the regulator. 
  • Technical input into Terminal Environmental Operations. 
  • Produce an Environmental plan that sets out our key initiatives and milestones for delivery in support of ISO14001.
  • Coordinate and lead the maintenance of ISO14001:2015. • Complete programmed Audits & Inspections as scheduled. 
  • Owner of the Environmental SEMS documents.
  • Ensure the timely submission of all internal and external reporting e.g. EEMS, OSPAR, OPPC, SECR 
  • Represent the company in external affairs concerning environmental management.
  • Provide advice on environmental policy and legislation compliance to the team.
  • Coordinate the monitoring and review of environmental legislative changes and the potential impact on the business.


Experience / Skills / Knowledge / Qualifications:


  • Strong experience working in the environmental field of the offshore upstream Oil & Gas sector (operator environment) performing at Advisor or Team Leader level.
  • Demonstrable breadth of experience including offshore production, subsea, drilling and well intervention operations. 
  • A sound knowledge of the UK regulatory environmental framework and how it can be influenced. 
  • Sound knowledge of emissions management and emissions trading schemes relating to offshore 
  • Excellent communication skills – both written and verbal 
  • Degree in Environmental Management, Engineering or similar
  • Trained ISO14001 auditor 
  • Working knowledge of SCR2015
  • PORTAL, EEMS, ETSWAP (or UK equivalent)
  • Knowledge of SECR


  • Team Leader or Supervisory Experience 
  • 10 years in the Oil and Gas Industry
  • Full Member of IEMA or similar 
  • Trained incident investigator  MSc Environmental Management or Similar  Experience of onshore terminals
  • COMAH 
  • NORM Management / RPS


Company information

At First Recruitment Group we understand just how important it is to secure the right people. That is why our Recruitment Consultants always take the time to understand requirements in detail and offer sound advice to both clients and candidates.

We actively recruit at all levels and this is a superb opportunity for Enviornmental Engineers looking for new employment.

As part of putting people first, we strive to be an equal opportunities employer and we are always looking to increase the diversity of our workforce, working closely with our clients to ensure everyone is included.

To apply for this job please visit www.firstrecruitmentgroup.com.

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