Environmental and Social Manager

Location: New Delhi
Job Type: Permanent
Salary: Negotiable
Contact: Eric Rodrigo
Email: email Eric
Reference: BBBH7040_1635840680
Posted: 27 days ago

Title: Environmental and Social Manager

Location: New Delhi, India

About NextWave

NextWave Partners is the Recruitment Partner of choice within the Clean Energy, Sustainable Infrastructure, ESG, Impact Investment, Climate-Tech & Technology sectors. We are committed to supporting industries battling climate change towards a net-zero future and a sustainable economy.

About the role

I'm currently working with a leading international renewable energy developer who have been active in India for quite some time now. For that purpose, they are looking for an Environmental and Social Manager that has hands-on field experience, that can ensure that projects deliver on its commitments and obligations in relation to environmental and social aspects.


  • Ensure compliance with the Company's Sustainability Policy and Code of Conduct

  • To ensure that all projects follow the Equator Principles and IFC Performance Standards and lead dialogue with project lenders with respect to E&S discipline matters

  • To Lead development and coordination of Environmental and Social Impact Assessments (ESIAs) and executing of Environmental and Social Action Plans (ESAPs)

  • Support execution of project related plans including, Environmental and Social Management Plans, Stakeholder Engagement Plan, Ecological Management Plan, Occupational Health and Safety Plan, Waste Management Plan, Emergency Preparedness and Response Plan

  • Ensuring implementation and monitoring of different environmental and social commitments and activities required for project compliance

  • Able to initiate, develop and implement internal ESG projects across countries and business units

  • Prepare presentation material and occasionally represent the business

  • Perform site visits and participate in team meetings with partners as required


  • University degree within social science, biology, resource economics or environmental/climate science

  • 5-10 years of work experience with environmental and social risk management of infrastructure or energy projects

  • Hands on experience in overseeing projects from origination phase through construction and into operations phase preferably with site implementation experience from hydro, wind and/or solar developments

  • Experience in stakeholder engagement, livelihood restoration, resettlement, and management at different levels

  • Experience in project management, including leading small teams and working with senior stakeholders

  • Strong knowledge of and practical experience working with international environmental and social standards including the Equator Principles and IFC Performance Standards

  • Fluent in English, spoken and written (working knowledge of other regional language is advantageous)

  • You are used to changing environments and to quickly meet new challenges

  • Experience in handling social conflicts

If you are interested in this position, please apply directly on the platform with your latest CV. We will review your application and revert back promptly.

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