| May 23, 2024

Interim Senior Environment Advisor | Europe

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  • Full Time
  • Europe

Website Acre

Are you driven by a proactive and empowering work ethic, particularly in the realm of environmental sustainability within the mining sector?

We are currently collaborating with a global mining organisation based in the Balkans in search of an expert who can be hands-on, providing on-the-ground training and strategic guidance to an ambitious and forward-thinking team. Your role will be pivotal in instilling a deep understanding of environmental standards, laws, and best practices within the extractives sector.

Working closely with the senior leadership team, you will leverage your expertise to inspire and lead the team towards becoming proficient and highly aware of these critical standards.

Please note: This is a 12-month contract, 5 days on-site in a Balkan country. There is potential for expenses and accommodation to be covered in this contract.

The general responsibilities include:

  1. Helping build the skillset and experience of the senior leadership and their wider team across environmental issues relevant to the successful operation of a modern, responsible mine
  2. Acting as an expert on-the-ground adviser as they look to support, collaborate, and engage with the wider mining and operational teams at the mine site
  3. Supporting efforts to ensure that environmental considerations are fully understood and integrated into operational planning, decision-making, and project design development

This role is for you if you:

  • Are someone with at least 5 years of on-the-ground environmental and environmental services-related experience working at operational mine sites
  • Have specific experience working at operational mine sites sharing similar geology, topography, hydrology, hydrogeology, and other characteristics that are experienced at the
  • Adriatic site with regard to water, sediment control, acid rock drainage, soil erosion control, forests, biodiversity, waste rocks, tailings facilities, rehabilitation and reclamations, etc.
    Are able to combine direct expertise/experience of international, environmental mining standards (e.g. EBRD, IFC, ICMM) and methods

If you are interested in continuing to grow your ESG career in an impactful and exciting role, get in touch via [email protected]. Looking forward to seeing your CVs!

Diversity Statement

Diversity drives innovation and accelerates businesses and enterprises towards their missions. As such, we are wholly committed to partnering with clients and candidates alike to foster a more inclusive, sustainable future for generations to come.

Acre is committed to increasing diversity and maintaining a progressive and inclusive workplace, both for ourselves and for the organisations we support. It is important to us that we offer equal opportunities in the recruitment processes that we run. We welcome applications from all qualified candidates regardless of their ethnicity, race, gender, religious beliefs, sexual orientation, age, marital status or whether or not they have a disability.

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About Acre

At Acre, we work with the most aspirational businesses with potential to make real change; from those who are just starting out to those who are well on the journey to crafting a legacy.

Our 20 years’ experience in sustainability recruitment, combined with our extensive global network, enables us to provide talent solutions that are designed to deliver this change. Through our unique behavioural assessment technology, we understand the types of people, skills and behaviours required to create impact. We can develop these qualities within your existing teams too.

We find talented people and develop their skills to make a true impact in ambitious, progressive organisations. The result? Businesses equipped to build resilience, adapt and manage the risks involved in tackling climate change.​


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