Climate Change Specialist

Saudi Arabia, Dhahran
18 Feb 2021
18 Mar 2021
JN -012021-164505
Lindsay Gregor
Contract Type
Full Time
Excellent opportunity for a highly experienced Climate Change Specialist to join one of the Worlds Leading Energy Companies.

Candidate Qualification

Applicants must have gained significant experience and will have been educated ideally at PHD level or MSc (or equivalent) climatology and meteorology studies, environmental engineering/science, environmental sustainability, or related discipline. Some experience relating to Oil and Gas or similar industry essential.


This is permanent position based in Saudi Arabia and it comes with the provision of an exceptional relocation/accommodation package which extends to spouse and children. Benefits include competitive salary (low taxes), health and dental care.

You could be living in a warm climate with virtually frost-free winters, based in the City of Dhahran located on the Eastern Province of Saudi Arabia, within commutable distance of Bahrain. The Dhahran community offers detached modern homes within the complex and amenities include; Variety of Restaurants, Starbucks Coffee Shop, Supermarket, Bank, Florist, Health Care Centre, Recreation Centre (variety of sporting activities), Theatre. Approx. 40 min drive and you can enjoy time at the beach or marina.

Role Overview

Provide Worldwide strategic advice to Corporate and Executive Management relating to air quality monitoring, GHG emission inventory management, climate change studies and surveys, industry best practices to achieve emission reduction, energy efficiency technologies, climate modelling and scenario analysis, sustainability practices for environmental protection and economic savings, Company sustainability studies to address the strategic imperatives of emerging climate change scenarios, and engaging in international climate policies and markets.

Refine and further develop the Company's climate strategy to ensure on-going alignment with the methods and guidelines of the Oil & Gas Climate Initiative (OGCI).

Develop the necessary corporate adaptation and mitigation measures to be applied in Company strategic growth plans.

Enhance the Company's GHG emission inventory and carbon management activities to account for the Company's carbon footprint.

Develop GHG and climate models to assess available scenarios and identify the most appropriate strategies to minimize Company GHG emissions.

Lead the evaluation and/or implementation of energy efficiency and climate-related technologies and initiatives in the oil and gas sector.

Support the professional development and mentorship of junior Saudi engineers in the field of Climate Change.

Shape Company policy to accelerate the Company's efforts in mitigating climate change by engaging Corporate, industry, national, and international policymakers and by updating and developing Company engineering standards and procedures.

Assure Company compliance with government environmental regulations by implementing standards, improving monitoring, leading environmental audits, and supporting projects and facility operations with regards to climate change management.

Enhance Company performance by deploying suitable technology, sharing knowledge, and reviewing project designs and environmental impact assessments.

Candidate Spec

Solid technical skills in climate modelling, sustainability studies, GHG emission management, and climate change measures in the oil and gas business are required.
Background in international climate change policies, environmental and climate economics, and environmental law.
Certification as a climate change professional is essential. Solid industry experience with both international and national oil companies.
Elite level verbal and written English communication.
Background in communicating with Executive Management, international delegations, and Company boards of directors.
Providing disclosure advice on Company climate strategy, risk management, and governance according to global investor lead guidelines similar to the Task Force on Climate-related Financial Disclosure (TCFD) guidelines is desirable.
Experience in the Arabian Peninsula is desirable.

Please apply on-line with up to date CV.

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