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ESG and EHS Manager

Date:  11 Apr 2024
Country:  Nigeria
Function:  Others
Sub-Function:  Security

 

About Us

Olam Agri supplies food, feed and fibre to meet rising demand and a shift to protein-based diets, particularly in Asian and African countries. Headquartered in Singapore and present on all continents, our value chains include farming, processing, and distribution operations, as well as a sourcing network of an estimated 2.5 million farmers. Our teams have built leadership positions in many Olam Agri businesses, including rice, flour, animal feed, sesame, cotton, wood, and more. As a purpose-driven company, we aim to contribute positively to the prosperity and well-being of people along our supply chains, the protection and regeneration of our natural resource base, and the fight against climate change.

Job Description

The ESG (Environmental, Social, and Governance) and EHS (Environment, Health, and Safety) Manager is responsible for developing, implementing, and overseeing strategies and initiatives related to sustainability, and health and safety within the organization. This role involves collaborating with various departments to ensure compliance with environmental regulations, promoting socially responsible practices, and enhancing overall ESG performance indicators related to processing operations focusing on GHG and resource use reduction.

Key Deliverables

1. Primary role:

  • Conduct comprehensive carbon footprint assessments and greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions inventories across company operations focusing on Scope 1 and 2 emissions.
  • Analyze data to identify key sources of carbon emissions and develop strategies to reduce emissions intensity and achieve carbon reduction goals in the processing operations.

2. Conduct regular EHS audits and inspections to identify potential risks and hazards, and develop corrective action plans to mitigate them.

3. Collaborate with cross-functional teams to integrate ESG and EHS considerations into business operations, product development, and supply chain management.

4. Coordinate with regulatory agencies and industry organizations to ensure compliance with environmental, health, and safety regulations and standards.

Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree in environmental science, sustainability, occupational health and safety, or related field of engineering; advanced degree preferred.
  • Professional certification in EHS management (e.g., CSP, CIH or equivalent) and/or sustainability (e.g., GRI, CDP) is highly desirable.
  • 8-10 years of experience in ESG, EHS, Sustainability, Engineering, or related field, with progressive responsibility in program development and management preferably with experience in a corporate role.

Olam is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, nationality, disability, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Applicants are requested to complete all required steps in the application process including providing a resume/CV in order to be considered for open roles.

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