Environmental Scientist

Job Category: Oil and Gas
Job Type: Full Time
Job Location: Lagos
Salary: 201000-300000

Company Overview:
Sigma Consulting Group, based in Lagos, is a distinguished recruitment firm providing end-to-end recruitment solutions and strategic business consulting services. With over a decade of expertise, we specialize in specialist executive search, volume recruitment, and RPO, catering to high-demand sectors such as healthcare, technology, oil and gas, and e-commerce across Africa.

About Our Client:
Our client is a prominent player in the oil and gas industry, specializing in exploration, production, and distribution activities. Committed to sustainable practices and community development, they have been contributing to the sector’s growth and development since 2008.

Role Summary:
As an Environmental Scientist, you will be responsible for assessing and managing environmental risks associated with oil and gas exploration and production activities. You will work closely with safety engineers, drilling engineers, and operations managers to ensure compliance with environmental regulations and mitigate environmental impacts.


  • Conduct environmental assessments and impact studies to identify potential risks and impacts associated with oil and gas exploration and production activities.
  • Monitor and evaluate air, water, and soil quality to assess environmental conditions and identify potential contamination sources.
  • Develop and implement environmental management plans and strategies to minimize environmental impacts and ensure compliance with regulatory requirements.
  • Conduct site inspections and audits to assess environmental compliance and identify areas for improvement.
  • Collaborate with engineering and operations teams to develop and implement pollution prevention and control measures.
  • Provide technical support and guidance to project teams on environmental issues, including waste management, spill response, and habitat protection.
  • Participate in regulatory permitting processes and ensure compliance with environmental laws and regulations.
  • Stay informed about industry trends, developments, and emerging technologies in environmental management and sustainability.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Environmental Science, Environmental Engineering, or a related field.
  • Proven experience in environmental management or a similar role, preferably in the oil and gas industry.
  • Strong knowledge of environmental regulations and permitting requirements related to oil and gas exploration and production activities.
  • Proficiency in environmental monitoring and assessment techniques, including sampling and data analysis.
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills, with the ability to identify and mitigate environmental risks.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to collaborate effectively with cross-functional teams.
  • Knowledge of safety and environmental management systems, such as ISO 14001.


  • Competitive salary package with opportunities for performance-based bonuses and incentives.
  • Comprehensive benefits package including health insurance, retirement savings plan, and professional development opportunities.
  • Opportunities for career growth and advancement within the company.
  • Supportive work environment with opportunities for learning and development.
  • Opportunity to work with a reputable company in the oil and gas industry and contribute to its success and growth.

How to Apply:
Interested candidates should send their CV and cover letter to hiring@mysigma.io with the subject line “Environmental Scientist Application”.

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