Environmental, Social and Governance Manager (m/f)

Heading Moçambique

Heading is recruiting an Environmental, Social and Governance Manager (m/f), to be based in Lichinga, Mozambique.
  • Organize, manage and motivate the ESG department staff
  • Set goals, prepare work plans and budgets and manage against these
  • Plan and organize community and stakeholder communication and manage the community social development fund program
  • Plan and organize environmental activities to prevent and mitigate adverse impact and advance conservation and other positive developments
  • Plan and provide health & safety support to operational and forestry teams to ensure that the following is being held:, safety inspections, safety inductions and training, drug use and other controls accident reporting, and organization of accident investigations
  • Manage and ensure the effective application of the grievance system
  • Take part in government or forest sector initiatives related to certifications, stakeholder engagement or key areas of ESG interest
  • Support and collaborate with management with input from an ESG perspective on key operational decisions written contracts to ensure compliance with ESG commitments
  • Through the planned activities, ensure compliance with agreements, policies and procedures, and the standards are committed to follow
  • Organize and manage external and internal ESG related audits and inspections, including FSC audits and audits by government offices
  • Develop corrective action and other ad-hoc plans and manage their execution required to close out CARs, other requests from auditors and to rectify internal deficiencies
  • Develop materials and provide training to staff to ensure that all relevant individuals are operating in a manner to ensure that meets all of its E&S obligations, as well as ensuring the company maintains and expands its E&S certifications
  • Responsible for keeping an overview of the E&S impacts and aspects resister and environmental risk assessments, and ensuring that the various managers ensure that they are kept up to date and are effectively communicated
  • Advanced degree (BSc or MSc) in natural resource management, social science, forestry, environmental science or another relevant discipline
  • Minimum of 5 years of working experience in natural resources or forestry management roles
  • Expertise and understanding of international E&S standards and best practice (including IFC standards)
  • Proven leadership and management experience, including project management, planning, budgeting and controls skills
  • Strong communications skills, with fluency (both oral and written) in Portuguese and English
  • Good knowledge of computer systems including the Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint
  • Willingness to work in both s field and office setting
  • Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted
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  • Published 26.09.2019
  • Expires 17.10.2019
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