Risten Development Company Nigeria Limited is Hiring [3 Positions]

Posted on :

9 Mar, 2018

Category :

Oil & Gas Jobs in Nigeria

Risten Development Company Nigeria Limited is a wholly Nigerian owned Oil and Gas service company that provides quality technical services in Nigeria and the Gulf of Guinea.

We are recruiting to fill the following positions below in Lagos State:

Job Title: Entomologist
Location: 
Lagos

Job Description

  • Designing, coordinating, and initiating testing program to characterize activity spectrum, non-target organism effects and ecological risk of new products
  • Preparing and reviewing ecological risk assessment reports to support registration of biotechnology-derived products
  • Driving and leading new considerations/tools for non-target organism bioassays and ecological risk assessment on case by case basis–e.g. new modes of action.

Required Education and Skills/Experience

  • Minimum Bachelor’s in Entomology, Ecotoxicology or related discipline
  • Experience in designing and conducting laboratory and/or field studies to assess for potential adverse effects on insects
  • Functional knowledge of biostatistics, experimental design, exposure assessment, and analytical methodology
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong project and time management abilities
  • Agility to work on multiple projects and flexibility to meet business objectives
  • Self-motivated and capable of functioning as an independent scientist while being able to work effectively in a team environment.

Desired Education and Skills/Experience:

  • Ph.D. or Master’s Degree
  • Professional experience monitoring and conducting GLP ecotoxicology studies and conducting ecological risk assessments for crop protection products
  • Knowledge and/or experience interacting with regulatory authorities and issue management
  • Experience with Nigerian ecotoxicology test guidelines and risk assessment approaches for crop protection products including endangered species risk assessment
  • Prior experience leading scientific initiatives across functional areas
  • Prior experience with quality management systems such as ISO or GLP
  • Prior experience working in Environmental industry.

 

Job Title: Environmental Taxonomist
Location: 
Lagos

Job Description

  • Designing, coordinating, and initiating testing program to characterize activity spectrum, non-target organism effects and ecological risk of new products
  • Preparing and reviewing ecological risk assessment reports to support registration of biotechnology-derived products
  • Addressing agency and academic questions around ecotoxicology and ecological risk assessment of products with sound and supported scientific responses
  • Driving publications in accordance
  • Representing Monsanto’s support for science based environmental risk assessment internally and externally with industry, academia, government and public stakeholders
  • Driving and leading new considerations/tools for non-target organism bioassays and ecological risk assessment on case by case basis–e.g. new modes of action

Required Education and Skills/Experience

  • Minimum Bachelor’s in Entomology, Ecotoxicology or related discipline
  • Experience in designing and conducting laboratory and/or field studies to assess for potential adverse effects on insects
  • Functional knowledge of biostatistics, experimental design, exposure assessment, and analytical methodology
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong project and time management abilities
  • Agility to work on multiple projects and flexibility to meet business objectives
  • Self-motivated and capable of functioning as an independent scientist while being able to work effectively in a team environment

Desired Education and Skills/Experience:

  • Ph.D. or Master’s Degree
  • Professional experience monitoring and conducting GLP ecotoxicology studies and conducting ecological risk assessments for crop protection products
  • Knowledge and/or experience interacting with regulatory authorities and issue management
  • Experience with U.S. and/or EU ecotoxicology test guidelines and risk assessment approaches for crop protection products including endangered species risk assessment
  • Prior experience leading scientific initiatives across functional areas
  • Prior experience with quality management systems such as ISO or GLP
  • Prior experience working in agriculture industry

 

Job Title: Environmental Ecologist
Location: Lagos

Job Responsibilities

  • Conducting field surveys to collect information about the numbers and distribution of organisms;
  • Taxonomy – classifying organisms;
  • Applying sampling strategies and employing a range of habitat survey techniques, such as geographic information systems (gis), global positioning systems (gps), aerial photography, records and maps;
  • Carrying out environmental impact assessments;
  • Analysing and interpreting data, using specialist software programs;
  • Habitat management and creation;
  • Writing reports and issuing recommendations;
  • Liaising with and advising site managers, engineers, planners and others associated with a survey;
  • Building relationships with stakeholders, including members of the public;
  • Carrying out research;
  • Undertaking teaching in schools or in field centres;
  • Keeping up to date with new environmental policies and legislation;
  • Contributing ideas about changes to policy and legislation, based on ecological findings.

Qualifications Required

  • Applied Life Sciences;
  • Biology (Specialising In Ecology);
  • Botany/Plant Science;
  • Conservation Biology;
  • Ecology;
  • Environmental Biology;
  • Environmental Management;
  • Geography;
  • Marine Biology;
  • Zoology.

Skills Required:

  • Enthusiasm about, and fascination for, animals and plants;
  • Expertise in one or more groups of living organisms;
  • Capacity to identify different species as appropriate to the role;
  • Enthusiasm for undertaking fieldwork in sometimes harsh conditions;
  • Competence in understanding and using
  • Statistics and other ecological data;
  • The ability to use computer software for recording, analysing and presenting data and reports;
  • Excellent written communication, research and presentation skills;
  • Experience of report writing;
  • Confidence in using survey techniques and identification keys;
  • Team working and project-management skills;
  • Self-motivation, energy and drive;
  • An objective approach to working in conservation.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should send their Applications and CV’s to: [email protected]

Application Deadline  23rd March, 2018.