Deputy Manager, Sustainability at Dangote Group

Dangote Group stands out as one of Nigeria’s most diversified business conglomerates, renowned for its commitment to exceptional business practices and product quality. Headquartered in the vibrant city of Lagos, Nigeria, in West Africa, the group is now seeking qualified candidates for the following position:

Job Title: Deputy Manager, Sustainability

Location: Lagos

Job Type: Full-time

Job Summary: In this role, you will collaborate with the Head of Sustainability to establish standards that foster sustainability and seamlessly integrate Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) principles. This involves defining ESG KPIs and targets, communicating developments to stakeholders, and ensuring continuous improvement through the tracking and measurement of ESG KPIs.

Key Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Collaborate with diverse functions and Plant operations to achieve sustainability performance enhancement goals and effectively monitor progress.
  • Set short, medium, and long-term sustainability targets, developing strategies for environmentally friendly products and services, social responsibility, and compliance.
  • Promote the organization’s sustainability philosophy to both internal and external stakeholders.
  • Plan and execute stakeholder engagement and materiality assessment initiatives, generating reports and response action plans as needed.
  • Coordinate the development of sustainability report content and certification in accordance with reporting frameworks such as Global Reporting Initiative (GRI), United Nations Global Compact (UNGC), and CDP.
  • Manage the implementation of sustainability campaigns and ESG initiatives with measurable impact.
  • Coordinate Sustainability Leads and champions in plants, supporting their capacity building and delivery of performance targets.
  • Support the operationalization of the organization’s sustainability approach/policy across all business operations through internal and externally facilitated sustainability trainings, workshops, and other initiatives.

Educational Qualification and Work Experience:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in a Sustainability or Environment related field.
  • Advanced degree in a sustainability-related field.
  • Minimum of 15 years of proven experience in Corporate Sustainability function in a large organization, preferably in a multinational setting.
  • Strong skills in MS Excel, PowerPoint, Word, and internet research.
  • At least 3 years’ experience in Sustainability Reporting using global reporting standards.

Skills and Competencies:

  • Results-oriented with a focus on quantitative research.
  • Proficient in data analysis and visualization.
  • Negotiation and change management skills.
  • Experienced in industry continuous improvement projects.
  • Excellent communication and advocacy skills.
  • Effective planning, target setting, project monitoring, and performance measurement.
  • Successful implementation of environmental & social performance management framework in a large and diversified business space.
  • Experience in sustainability and corporate social responsibility project management.
  • Experience in Sustainability reporting using global standards and frameworks.

Benefits:

  • Private Health Insurance
  • Pension Plan
  • Paid Time Off
  • Training & Development
  • Performance Bonus

Application Closing Date: Not Specified.

How to Apply: Interested and qualified candidates should click here to apply online.