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Bulisa, Uganda



January 31, 2024 at 2:00:00 PM

About the Organisation

McDermott International Ltd is a global leader in engineering, procurement, construction, and installation (EPCI) services for the energy industry. With a history spanning over a century, McDermott has built a reputation for delivering innovative and sustainable solutions for complex offshore and onshore projects. The company's expertise covers a wide range of services, including oil and gas exploration, refining, petrochemical production, and renewable energy projects.

McDermott operates with a commitment to safety, quality, and environmental stewardship, ensuring that all projects meet the highest standards. The company leverages advanced technologies and a highly skilled workforce to execute projects efficiently and effectively. McDermott's global presence, with operations in key energy markets around the world, enables it to support clients with localized expertise and resources.

Through strategic partnerships and a focus on continuous improvement, McDermott drives value for its clients while contributing to the advancement of the energy sector. The company's robust portfolio includes numerous landmark projects that showcase its capability to handle large-scale, complex engineering challenges. McDermott's dedication to innovation and excellence positions it as a trusted partner in the evolving landscape of global energy.

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Job Title

Deputy Environmental Manager job at McDermott

Job Description

People power our future. That is why advancing a dynamic, inclusive environment, where everyone grows and thrives is critically important to us.
Our ingenuity fuels daily life. Together, we’ve forged some of the most trusted partnerships across the energy value chain to make what was once just an idea a reality: laying subsea infrastructure thousands of feet below sea level, installing offshore platforms hundreds of miles from shore, and using our expertise to design and build offshore wind infrastructure.
For more than 100 years, we've been making the impossible possible. Today, we're driving the energy transition with more than 30,000 of the brightest minds across 54 countries.
Here, what you do matters.
McDermott is an equal opportunity employer. Our recruitment and employment practices are ethical, legal, voluntary, and free from discrimination.
McDermott will never ask you to pay recruitment fees to secure a job or continued work, to either the recruiter, the hiring manager, the supervisor, or the placement agency. All direct cost of employment, including, as applicable, medical examinations, employment visas, mobilization to country of work, and related fees, are paid by McDermott.
If at any point in the recruitment process you are asked to pay such fees or costs, please immediately notify our Ethics & Compliance team by sending a message to The email will not accept any resumes.

Job Overview:
Build and lead a proactive business enabling function that is recognized as best in class in its delivery and deployment of Environmental, Sustainability and Biodiversity methodology.  The role applies functional and technical knowledge and skills to perform at a high level in understanding the market.  Possesses knowledge of HSE Management systems with a view to extending that knowledge to others. Demonstrates understanding of market, keeps current on stakeholder’s strategic objectives and business challenges as well as on the external market Advising & Partnering. 

Duties and Responsibilities

Key Tasks and Responsibilities:

  • Provide Environmental information and training to contractors and Project personnel.

  • Monitor all activities at the construction site that are potentially harmful to personnel and the environment and determine methods to improve or prevent them.

  • Monitors incidents to review causes, recommending action for elimination of hazards or changes to work place.

  • Promote safe working practices and environmental protection awareness in all Project personnel and contractors.

  • Oversee all environmental affairs, including ensuring regulatory compliance, developing site environmental protection programs, conducting environmental monitoring programs and liaising with government agencies and community relations groups.

  • Ensure that the underlying strategies and commitments defined in the project Environmental Impact statement are implemented and/or addressed, and appropriately approved where circumstances dictate.

  • Conduct regular inspections of facilities and work areas and ensure that the Project Manager and Resident Construction Manager are properly apprised of the accuracy of Project Housekeeping Reports as they pertain to the Environment.

  • Environmental Compliance.

  • Training of all Environmental employees.

  • Managing the training and advancement of local employees and ensuring that knowledge of the company’s policies and procedures are included.

Qualifications and Competencies

Essential Qualifications and Education:

  • Minimum of 10-years’ experience managing environmental advisers and specialist teams within a construction environment, ideally oil and gas

  • Experience of major construction and/or mining processing operations

  • Detailed knowledge of environmental site investigation and remediation design/management including clean-up alternative analysis evaluations, technical impracticability application determinations, and regulatory agency interaction

  • Experience of QHSES systems

  • Good understanding of local and international environmental laws, regulations and norms

  • Maintain key competencies associated with the QHSES function

  • Communication and presentation skills, both written and spoken.

  • Be conversant with local and international Environmental laws, regulations and norms.

  • Degree in Environmental Sciences or similar

  • Professional membership of an internationally recognized professional environmental body or institution.

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