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General Manager-Sustainability Finance

Date:  30-Nov-2022
Country:  Singapore
Function:  Finance
Sub-Function:  Corporate Finance


About Us

Olam International is a leading food and agri-business supplying food, ingredients, feed and fibre to over 19,800 customers worldwide. Our value chain spans over 60 countries and includes farming, processing and distribution operations, as well as a sourcing network of 4.8 million farmers. Through our purpose to 'Re-imagine Global Agriculture and Food Systems', Olam aims to address the many challenges involved in meeting the needs of a growing global population, while achieving positive impact for farming communities, our planet and all our stakeholders. Headquartered and listed in Singapore, Olam currently ranks among the top 30 largest primary listed companies in terms of market capitalisation on SGX-ST.

Key Deliverables

  • Develop and design environmental, social and governance (ESG) strategies and initiatives and ensure that they meet overall corporate and strategic objectives
  • Drive and enable implementation of ESG initiatives through extensive project management; Track and monitor initiatives through the development of performance indicators, target-setting, tracking of progress against targets, etc.
  • Work closely with various teams, including Corporate Responsibility and Sustainability (CRS), Manufacturing and Technical Services (MATS), Finance, Risk Management, Human Resource, Business Units (BUs) to drive quarterly meetings to track and monitor ESG initiatives
  • Lead and facilitate the design and development of a digital platform to collate, drive, track and comprehensively report sustainability performance and targets at country/ BU level
  • Conduct and lead content for key meetings and presentations to the Olam Board, Olam shareholders, project sponsors and other senior leaders on the progress of sustainability projects
  • Oversee the collection and analysis of data from relevant internal stakeholders
  • Lead the development of the annual sustainability report


  • Strong passion for sustainability and keen to make an impact on the ground in the agriculture sector
  • Bachelor’s degree, preferably in business administration, accountancy, social sciences, environmental sciences, engineering, economics or communications
  • Minimum 10-12 years of experience in sustainability services at a consulting firm or in-house sustainability management especially in the agriculture and food industry
  • Well-versed in relevant sustainability guidelines and frameworks (e.g. Sustainability Accounting Standards Board (SASB), Global Reporting Initiative (GRI), TCFD)
  • Superior analytical aptitude and proactive problem-solving abilities
  • Excellent communication skills and ability to manage projects end-to-end in collaboration with multiple teams
  • Advanced working knowledge of Microsoft Office

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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