Environment & Resources Authority

Senior Officer (Environmental Coordination)

  • Basis:  Full-Time
  • Closing Date:  24 May, 2024
  • Job Ref:  KMP-90991

Job Description

In the role of Senior Officer (Environmental Coordination), the employee is responsible to assist their superiors in the management, functions, and deliverables under the area of responsibility in line with the aims and objectives of the Authority. The officer shall assist the relevant line superior and Management in the implementation of the overall functions relevant to the Unit, particularly in relation to tasks relevant to functions linked with coordination of national and international affairs and related strategic environmental issues, pertaining to the following, inter alia:

  • Any applicable national, EU and international laws, obligations and commitments;
  • Environmental policy coordination and integration;
  • Environmental data, information and related register or database management;
  • Environment funds and related project management and funding considerations;
  • Authority policies, standards, and processes;
  • Strategic, thematic and operational requirements;
  • Approved business plans and budgets; 
  • Any other functions as directed by the respective line superiors;
  • Coordinate, assist and contribute in the management and implementation of issues linked with the environment and resources and the related objectives and procedures, work plans, memoranda, assessments, audits and performance monitoring programmes relevant to various matters pertaining to national and international affairs and strategic environmental issues; data management and reporting; communication and outreach; cross-cutting and horizontal aspects; other regulatory aspects; environmental funding; as well as other areas relevant to the Authority;
  • Participate and/or assist, as applicable, in relevant site inspections and monitoring and surveillance exercises and provide technical support and assistance to other colleagues, Units and Directorates in relation to such activities relevant to national and international affairs and strategic environmental issues;
  • Coordinate, prepare, and deliver effective reports and presentations on environmental and resources functions relevant to national and international affairs and strategic environmental issues, including recommendations and actions to be taken forward in relevant decisions to other appropriate fora;
  • Actively contribute to sound data and information management, in the process establishing, maintaining, managing, and standardizing data management systems and registers for environmental data management and reporting, including inter alia, the management and use of environmental tools and reporting; systems to ensure implementation and recording of performance indicators; records for information or datasets as a resource; and their appropriate dissemination, according to the needs of the Authority’s and the public, in line with Authority’s mission and vision;
  • Coordinate, manage and/or assist, as applicable, on possible funding programmes and projects ideas; develop projects and mechanisms and processes for the implementation of such plans or projects; and assist in the implementation of these, to deliver maximum value through funding processes in relations to the Authority’s strategy and legal obligations;
  • Compile relevant reports, memoranda and other relevant tools and documents and ensure the submission of timely and quality reports to the relevant national and international bodies;
  • Provide technical guidance to other colleagues accordingly and to other Directorates as required and ensure the application of technical knowledge, skills, and other professional judgement, acting as a team player with other colleagues and across teams; and
  • Ensure overarching knowledge dissemination for ERA-wide compliance in relation to national and international affairs and strategic environment issues and evaluate policy effectiveness on key actions and activities.

Job entry requirements: 
Qualifications: A minimum Bachelor’s degree (MQF level 6) with a minimum total of 180 ECTS credits in any environmentally relevant social, natural or applied science in any one of the following:

  • Environmental Planning, Environmental Management, Environmental Law, European Studies, International Relations, Environmental Sciences, Natural Sciences, Resources Management, Earth Systems, Biology, Ecology and Environmental Conervation, Economics, Commerce, Information Technology, Information Resources, Spatial Technology, Chemistry, Geography,Geosciences, Physics, Communications, Diplomatic Studies, or comparable qualification as recognised by MFHEA.  Education degrees in the identified subject is also considered as eligible; or

Alternatively, in case of no First degree, a Masters degree (MQF level 7) with a minimum total of 90 ECTS credits in any environmentally relevant social, natural, or applied science in any one of the following:

  • Environmental Planning, Environmental Management, Environmental Law, European Studies, International Relations, Environmental Sciences, Natural Sciences, Resources Management, Earth Systems, Biology, Ecology and Environmental Conervation, Economics, Commerce, Information Technology, Information Resources, Spatial Technology, Chemistry, Geography,Geosciences, Physics, Communications, Diplomatic Studies, or comparable qualification as recognised by MFHEA.  Education degrees in the identified subject is also considered as eligible; or

Experience
A minimum of 3 years post-graduate experience working in policy or within a legal perspective.

Any applications with non-Maltese qualifications which are not evaluated through MFHEA will not be taken into consideration.

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  • Salary:  €35,786.12