Sustainability Manager

Recruiter / Employer: Oxygene8 Group
Contract: Permanent
Salary: Confidential
Status: Expired

Key Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Identifying organizational stakeholders of our relevant clients and explaining how the clients can respond to their stakeholders’ reasonable expectations and interests.
  • Undertaking materiality assessments of clients with their respective stakeholders in respect of each client organization’s significant economic, environmental and social impacts.
  • Consolidating internal and external stakeholder opinions to identify and rank the most important (material) sustainability topics in support of clients broader materiality assessment work sufficient to reflect significant economic, environmental and social impacts, and to enable stakeholders to assess the organization’s performance in the reporting period.
  • Developing implementation plans for clients to enable them to issue GRI compliant reports that present the clients’ performance in the wider context of sustainability and include: ( both positive and negative aspects of the client organizations’ performance to enable  reasoned assessment of overall performance; clear and consistent approaches that enable stakeholders to analyse changes in the organizations’ performance over time; and that could support analysis relative to other organizations) and (sufficiently accurate and detailed information for stakeholders to assess the client organizations’ performance on a regular scheduled basis so that information is available in time for stakeholders to make informed decisions; familiarize themselves with the current sustainability reporting system; and conduct gap analysis related to GRI 4 requirements).
  • Monitoring and benchmarking sustainability reporting trends and changes to reporting standards such as GRI, UN Global Compact and other global frameworks to provide insights and recommendations on advancing our clients’ external reporting practices.
  • Supporting the development of clients’ annual Sustainability Reports in line with the GRI and UN Global Compact, which will include: facilitating the collection and presentation of accurate information in the reports; reviewing relevant section of the reports with internal subject matter experts; ensuring the quality and timeliness of written materials; maintaining organized and thorough tracking system of sources, feedback and approvals from both internal and external stakeholders of the relevant clients. The Sustainability manager will also serve as Oxygène’s day-to-day point of contact for our key clients.
  • Creating compelling, evidence based written and visual summaries of sustainability performance for both internal and external audiences, including dashboards, scorecards, slide decks and reports.
  • Assisting with project co-ordination relating to Oxygène’s sustainability programmes.
  • Conducting reviews of clients CSR reports to ensure relevance, consistency and accuracy.
  • Other responsibilities and tasks will be assigned in line with the our clients’ requirements and the succesful candidate’s capabilities.
  • Qualifications:

    • Minimum 3 to 5 years of relevant consultancy or client-side sustainability practice experience
    • Must be passionate about corporate responsibility/social and environmental sustainability
    • Possession of a Graduate degree from an accredited College or University in environmental science or engineering, planning, social sciences, public or business administration or a related field. GRI certification is an added advantage.
    • Proven analytical and statistical skills. The candidate must be able to identify anomalies, trends and stories from large, complex data sets and distil the information and takeaways for key audiences
    • Industry knowledge and experience in corporate social responsibility reporting or metrics data collection

      Method of Application

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