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Ansök senast: 2022-08-31

Environmental Specialist

Publicerad 2022-08-03

Business Area (BA) Wind is responsible for Vattenfall’s Onshore and Offshore Wind as well as other renewable activities such as solar PV and batteries. Today we develop, construct and operate wind generation in Sweden, Denmark, Germany, the Netherlands and the UK. In addition, we have a clear strategy to develop our solar PV and battery operations further.
Vattenfall is now looking for the right person to fill the position as Environmental Specialist for our Swedish Market in the BA Wind. If you have excellent project supporting and analytical skills, speak Swedish fluently, and English on a professional level, and are enthusiastic about environment and sustainability topics, then this could be your next job opportunity.
Become part of our mission and help us to achieve our goal of being fossil free within one generation!
Tasks and responsibilities
As an Environmental Specialist you are part of the BA Wind and will work within the Environment & Sustainability Unit. In this role, you will give environmental support for our onshore and offshore assets during the operational phase.
You will support our assets to be managed in accordance with legal, permit and Vattenfall environmental requirements, and strive for operational excellence. You will co-ordinate with interdisciplinary teams and other Environmental and Sustainability Specialists working in Sweden and our other key markets, and deliver a structured and systematic approach to taking environmental and other essential sustainability aspects into account.
The Environmental Specialist will report to the Manager Environment & Sustainability Projects and Operations & Maintenance.
Key responsibilities include:
Managing Environmental Compliance
  • Review and approve contractor management and performance documentation;
  • Monitor and audit contractors to environmental standards and guidance at site level;
  • Report and evaluate all environmental events in an appropriate timescale and undertake environmental incident response, management and investigations if necessary or required; and
  • Report and engage with authorities.
Performance and improvement
  • Perform and conduct environmental drills;
  • Provide toolbox talks to contractors on a frequent basis regarding key environmental topics;
  • Perform environmental input in contracting and due diligence;
  • Manage and further develop systematic ways of working with environmental and sustainability topics; and
  • Coordination and assisting in the overall Environment and Sustainability strategy for BA Wind.
Working as a team
  • Work in close cooperation with the specific Health & Safety specialist and interdisciplinary site teams;
  • Interface of environmental and sustainability topics between different operating units;
  • Work together with other specialists inside and outside your own work area such as technical disciplines and environmental consultants; and
  • Work in close cooperation with the Environment and Sustainability Unit specialists & Bioscience experts
Your profile as an Environmental Specialist
As an Environmental Specialist you will be enthusiastic about environment and sustainability topics. You are good in your organizational, analytical and time management skills. Having a degree in a relevant discipline such as Environmental Management, Environmental Engineering, Environmental Science is highly beneficial. The ideal candidate brings the following to the table:
  • You have relevant work experience in construction and/or operational control;
  • Knowledge and understanding of the renewables or wind industry and familiarity with environmental management systems;
  • You are an ambassador in your own area of technical environmental specialism and are actively aware of other environmental disciplines;
  • Understanding of Swedish licencing/permitting & consenting regimes and knowledge of the Swedish Legislation and Guidelines related to environment;
  • You are excited to take on new challenges such as other renewable technologies including hydrogen production;
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills. You are fluent in Swedish (written and spoken), are a Swedish resident and possess a good mastering of English;
  • Willingness to travel and have a full EU driving license.
What we offer you
We offer you a challenging and independent job in an informal working environment. You will be working in interdisciplinary teams and you can always count on support from committed colleagues. We offer attractive employment conditions and opportunities for personal and professional development.
The location of this position is Solna, in Sweden, with consideration given to flexible working arrangements. Regular business trips are required to project and site locations in Sweden, in addition to occasional trips to our core markets in which we operate.
More information
Sounds like this could be a match? We welcome your application via the website by 31st August 2022 latest. Applications will be handled continuously throughout the application period.
For more information about the position and the recruitment process, you are welcome to contact Dafna Elkabas, Corporate Recruiter, via
Trade union representatives in Sweden Shahriar Badiei (Akademikerna), Anders Bohlin (Unionen), Christer Gustafsson (Ledarna), Juha Siipilehto (SEKO). To get in contact with the representatives, please call Vattenfall´s switchboard +46 8 739 50 00.
Due to GDPR regulations, we kindly request that you only apply via our website. We cannot guarantee that we will be able to process applications that are not made via our website.
At Vattenfall we are convinced that diversity contributes to build a more profitable and attractive company and we strive to be good role model regarding diversity. Vattenfall works actively for all employees to have the same opportunities and rights regardless of gender, ethnicity, age, transgender identity or expression, religion or other belief, disability or sexual orientation.
We look forward to receiving your application!