Senior Environment Advisor – EIA’s

Senior Environment Advisor - EIA's


Would you like to work within Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) and are you up for taking on a key role acting as the leader of positive environmental performance?

Then this position in the Environment Team might be a unique opportunity for you. In this role, you will get to manage any activity that could negatively impact TotalEnergies’ global environmental commitments and TotalEnergies DK’s (TEPDK) local environmental performance. Join and help TotalEnergies to maintain their license to operate!

In the Danish sector of the North Sea, Initial oil & gas exploration and production activities began in 1962. Today, field development activities are ongoing, however, several offshore installations are now facing cessation of production and decommissioning. TEPDK has a challenging environmental management duty in the North Sea, which requires ongoing performance improvement to meet regulatory authority and public stakeholder demands.

TEPDK has a strong commitment to managing its environmental impacts that is aligned with TotalEnergies’ ambition to be the responsible energy major.

To meet regulatory and company demands and as a requirement for all planned field activity from minor to major changes, you will assess and control the associated impacts from TEPDK’s oil & gas activities prior to commencement as part of the activity approval process.

As Senior Environment Advisor in the Environment Team of the HSE Department, you will have an overall responsibility of managing the preparation and submission of EIA documentation by an impartial third-party. This also involves liaison with the authorities on the scope of such studies. Moreover, you will get to coordinate environmental approvals from the regulatory authorities for TEPDK to undertake its development, production and decommissioning activities which again upholds their license to operate.

Moreover, you can look forward to:

  • Prepare and submit small ‘Environmental Statements’.
  • Oversee and collaborate with external consultants in their preparation of larger ‘Environmental Impact Screening’ and ‘Environmental and Social Impact Assessment’ documentation.
  • Communicate with project team members, participate in project progress meetings, and integrate environmental requirements into the overall project.
  • Technically review consultant drafts and coordinate final document completion for submission to the regulator.
  • Revise documents in response to regulator and stakeholder comments.
  • Communicate with stakeholders and respond to environmental issues that may arise.
  • Report to management on the progress of all studies and associated budgets.
  • Collaborate with HQ (Paris), other TotalEnergies’ affiliates and other environmental team members to develop environmental and biodiversity information suitable for EIAs, environmental performance reporting and environmental management.

The person we are looking for

It is important that you possess a safety and sustainability mindset and address the job with a strong understanding of the energy industry and Danish regulator. This position calls for analytical, problem solving, and stakeholder management skills. Moreover, it is key that you are strong in critical thinking, planning, and reporting.

Finally, it is an advantage that you have:
University Degree in a Technical field, preferably Environmental Science, Ecology or Marine Biology
Min. 10 years of experience within EIA and environmental management, including experience with
The marine environment and offshore development projects.
Planning, coordination, preparation, and revision of EIAs
National and international environmental legislation, sufficient to understand and to provide robust advice on the Danish regulatory environmental assessment and approval process.
Proficiency in the use of Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.
English and Danish language skills

Intrigued? Please send your application today

The recruitment process is carried out in collaboration with the consulting company Compass Human Resources Group. If you need further information about the position, please contact Research Consultant Irene Rajani at +45 2844 3351 or Senior Consultant Claus Mengel-Niemann at +45 2263 3377. All enquiries will be handled with confidentiality. Applications will be processed on an ongoing basis independently of the deadline. Therefore, we ask you to apply as soon as possible to make sure that your application is taken into consideration.

TotalEnergies is the largest oil and gas operator in Denmark. Their biggest partnership is the Danish Underground Consortium (DUC) where 85% of the oil and 97% of the gas export in the country stems from. This is an important contribution to Denmark’s economy, energy supply, and employment.

It is a diverse and multinational team of more than 1,600 people, of which approximately 500 work offshore. TotalEnergies’ Esbjerg facilities are the heart of their operational activities in the Danish North Sea, but nearly 250 of their employees work in Copenhagen.

TotalEnergies is a broad energy company that produces and markets energies on a global scale: oil and biofuels, natural gas and green gases, renewables, and electricity. Their 105,000 employees are committed to energy that is ever more affordable, clean, reliable, and accessible to as many people as possible.

Active in more than 130 countries, TotalEnergies puts sustainable development in all its dimensions at the heart of its projects and operations to contribute to the well-being of people.from delivering turnkey projects and solutions, to outsourcing of personnel, systems, and solutions worldwide.                        

Deadline: As soon as possible
Workplace: Esbjerg / Copenhagen and home office
Reference: 2212.478
Company: TotalEnergies