Senior environmental (ESG) project manager

Content-driven environmental senior, with a strong focus on clients' needs and with international experience.

If you are interested in this position we would like to get in touch with you. However, due to the current situation and measures surrounding the COVID-19 crisis we conduct interviews via the digital media. At the moment, singing of contracts dependents on the developments.

Wat ga je doen?

Over the course of the last years, it is undoubly noticeable that management of asset investments gain a stronger focus to environmental and social risks. Arcadis, as a global company providing services for Financial Institutions, Equity Partners and Project Developers, responds to this needs based on its aim to Improve quality of life. In the Netherlands, the ESG/ESIA program provides services such as Environmental and Social Impact Assessments and ESG Due Diligence, and is growing rapidly. Therefore, we are looking for an experienced environmental (ESG) project manager.
This role offers you the possibility to be involved in international ESIA and ESGDD projects, while taking a collaborative and leading role, based on content and expertise. In the ESG/ESIA program, we aim for providing the freedom to the employees to excel in their ambitions, takes and roles. These are some of the main tasks and roles:

  • Project manager of ESIAs and ESG DDs in multidisciplinary and international teams, providing guidance and consistency of approach;
  • Provide client focused advice in line with international standards (IFC PS, WB ESF, etc.), local regulations and best practices to maximize client, environmental and social project outcomes;
  • Use and extend the personal network for developing business;
  • Participate in the development of digital tools for environmental and social risk and opportunity management;
  • Provide mentoring to members of the ESG team.

Wat vragen wij?

We are looking for a colleague having the following requirements:

  • MSc environmental science (or relevant equivalent);
  • Minimum of 10 years of experience of undertaking ESIAs and ESGDDs on a variety of projects such as renewable energy, infrastructure, ports, water, etc.
  • Experience on baseline studies and assessing impact on biodiversity and ecosystems.
  • Experience of contributing to and leading development/implementation of ESMSs, and ESG-benchmarking would also be beneficial;
  • Extensive network within Dutch and international financial institutions, private equity partners and project developers;
  • Experience of working in an ESIA/ESG advisory role within an International Financier, ‘green’ investor, consultancy or comparable role in the industry;
  • Thorough understanding of Non-Financial Reporting methodologies;
  • In-depth knowledge of international environmental (ESG) policies (IFC PS, WB ESF, etc.);
  • Ability to think in an innovative and entrepreneurial manner;
  • Team player with demonstrable previous experience in the collaboration in multi-disciplinary teams, ideally also in international teams;
  • The ability to showcase expert knowledge through stakeholder and public engagement processes;
  • Excellent written skills in English and preferably other languages (French, Spanish), with good attention to detail. Dutch is not required but considered an advantage;
  • Flexibility for traveling abroad for project related site reconnaisances (max 2 weeks per time).

Wat bieden wij?

At Arcadis we believe in a sustainable future, where projects are developed in an environmentally friendly, socially inclusive and transparent way. We assure our clients worldwide with up-to-date knowledge on inclusion of ESG aspects when investing in projects. Be it location-based in a project, in a businessmodel or a investment portfolio. Through transparent reporting, companies are better able to work towards adequate implementation and presentation of ESG indicators. Throughout a project life-cycle we provide support. It is our vision to enhance the environmental and social sustainability of investment projects.
The ESG/ESIA program has its focus on ESIAs, Due Diligence, Non-Financial Reporting and further LESC tasks. Through our worldwide network, we are able providing these services globally, while being able to rely on the (technical) professionals of the entire company.

At Arcadis, you’ll have the opportunity to build the career that’s right for you. Because each Arcadian has their own motivations, their own career goals. And, as a 'people first' business, it's why we'll take the time to listen, to understand what you want from your time here and provide the support you need to achieve your ambitions. Wherever you join us, you can look forward to a competitive reward package that includes an attractive salary, opportunities for career development and being part of a sociable community. We have a performance-related bonus scheme and an employee recognition scheme. Other beneftis include membership fees to join your relevant professional body, employer contribution pension scheme, flexible working and a flexible holiday scheme. 

We believe that by working together diverse people with different experiences develop the most innovative ideas. Equality, diversity and inclusion is at the heart of how we improve quality of life and we work closely with our people across six ED&I Workstreams: Age, Disability, Faith, Gender, LGBT+ and Race. This, we reflect in the projects we conduct.

Heb je vragen?

For further information, please contact Emilie Dogterom (Corporate recruiter division Water & Environment),, M +31 (0)6 2920 7527 or Frank Wildschut (Lead ESG/ESIA Program Arcadis The Netherlands),, M +31 (0)6 3057 2212.

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Emilie Dogterom

Corporate recruiter

+31 (0)6 2920 7527 Mail
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