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Jacobs *Associate Environmental Scientist (Ecology) in Mandaluyong City, Philippines

Our People & Places Solutions business – reinforces our drive to improve the lives of people everywhere and epitomizes the "why" of what we do – the tremendous positive impact and value our solutions bring to our communities and society as a whole. From facilities delivering life-saving therapies and ensuring clean water to enabling the connection of people through all modes of transportation and providing access to technology – we're integrating a multitude of these solution elements to build the smart environments of tomorrow.

Start your Jacobs career with a company that inspires and empowers you to deliver your best work so you can evolve, grow and succeed – today and into tomorrow.

Your Impact:

When it comes to environmental consulting, we’re focused on cleaning up our communities today to improve our tomorrow. We’re seeking a Senior Environmental Project Manager to oversee complex projects for both federal and private clients. You’ll apply your technical experience in soil and groundwater remediation to developing strategies and work plans while championing safety, quality and the well-being of your team.

Based in Manila, you’ll have the opportunity to work on projects across the (region, province or country). You’ll grow your career as you interact with key clients to grow our business, and we’ll provide you with the tools to do so. You’ll mentor junior staff, nurturing new technical experts and leaders. By driving consistency and innovation, you’ll help your team achieve the clients’ objectives.

About the team

You will assist the environment team to conduct technical studies in line with Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA), environmental permitting, environmental monitoring, and other environmental assessments. You will liaise with regulatory agencies and clients, develop technical and commercial proposals, and support execution of projects. You are also expected to support different Jacobs’ business lines to provide advice on environmental aspects for feasibility studies and strategic consulting services.

This position performs a variety of fieldwork, technical analyses, and supervision of contractors and subconsultants required for the delivery of environmental planning and permitting work for a variety of mining and power clients. This role has substantial knowledge of EIA/ESIA work, WB-IFC requirements, and basic knowledge of other environmental regulations, and understands the objectives of such work.

A key hire with:

  • Technical background as ecologist with over 8 years consultancy experience, able to use a broad range of practical and theoretical knowledge for a variety of protected species and survey skills to advise on species survey requirements, appropriate mitigation measures, practical management, and implementation.

  • Should have strong technical skills, to write, and review the technical reports and integrate standard to complex EIA reports

  • Sound understanding of Philippines and international environmental and social impacts assessment process including project screening, scoping, technical analysis, stakeholder engagement, and approvals.

  • Substantial knowledgeable of WB-IFC performance standards; and,

  • Ability to design environmental management and monitoring plans with respect to the Ecology/biodiversity/natural base solutions;

  • Strong GIS experience, with no restriction to travel on short or long-term field assignments to perform environmental assessment or remediation work;

  • Good interpersonal skills as lead consultant liaising with Local Authorities and Project Stakeholders

  • Has project management experience and prepare technical proposals with sound approach and methodology.

Here’s What You’ll Need:

You are a mature environmental professional with leadership potential and capability to work with a team of diverse professionals. You have a deep understanding of the environmental impact assessment process and local environmental regulations and can provide sound advice and holistic solutions to our internal and external clients.

You will have the following:

  • A graduate of forestry or other natural science courses, preferably with post graduate degree related to forestry, biology (major in botany or plant biology) or any other related fields in environmental science, physical or life sciences, or environmental engineering.

  • With a substantial number of years of experience in EIA, environmental management, environmental monitoring, and environmental assessments.

  • You will possess a Certification from DENR-EMB as an EIA preparer or equivalent.

  • Physically and mentally fit to be able to perform work independently on project sites on various locations within the Philippines.

Jacobs. A world where you can.

From our inclusive employee networks, to our positive mental health champions – we’re committed to driving a culture of caring where you can be you. Joining Jacobs not only connects you locally but globally – and together, our diverse perspectives and unique backgrounds power our collective strength. We collaborate and share! By supporting one another, we all succeed.

With safety and flexibility always top of mind, we’ve gone beyond traditional ways of working so you have the support, means and space to maximize your potential. You’ll uncover flexible working arrangements, benefits, and opportunities to do good too – from participating in our global giving and volunteering program, to exploring new and inventive ways to help our clients make the world a better place. No matter what drives you, you’ll discover how you can cultivate, nurture, and achieve your goals – all at a single global company. Start your Jacobs career with a company that inspires and empowers you to deliver your best work so you can evolve, grow, and succeed – today and into tomorrow.