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Senior ESG Officer Job at African Trade Insurance Agency - Career Opportunity in Ghana
Overview
Job Category: Corporate / Organisation Officer
Job Type: Full-Time
Deadline of this Job:  23 July 2020
Duty Station: Ghana
Posted: 25-06-2020
Requirements
Job Status
No of Jobs: 1
Start Publishing: 25-06-2020
Stop Publishing (Put date of 2030): 25-06-2065
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Job Description

Vacancy title:
Senior ESG Officer

[ Type: FULL TIME , Industry: Business Management and Administration , Category: Management ]

Jobs at:

African Trade Insurance Agency

Deadline of this Job:
23 July 2020  

Duty Station:
Within Ghana , Accra , West Africa

Summary
Date Posted: Thursday, June 25, 2020 , Base Salary: Not Disclosed


JOB DETAILS:
African Trade Insurance Agency .

Main Functions and Responsibilities
• Provide technical expertise on key issues related to environmental and social impact assessment and on sustainability risks in the design, preparation, implementation and supervision of ATI’s operations taking into consideration best industry practices and standards
• Manage and conduct environmental and social safeguarding due diligence for underwriting
• Identify all key potential social and environmental impacts and risks of transactions and ensure that their magnitude and significance are well understood by internal underwriters and approvers
• Ensure that the policyholder understands the applicable ESG policies, guidelines and project-specific requirements, and has the necessary commitment and capacity to manage social and environmental impacts and/or risks adequately and supported by mechanisms that facilitate implementation
• Work with member countries, donors and other relevant units of the ATI to mobilize technical and financial support to enhance the environmental and social sustainability of operations, adding value to operations, including through external expertise where deemed necessary
• Conduct consultations with stakeholders in accordance with relevant policies and guidelines and be responsible for reporting on such
• Report on and disseminate good practices and generated knowledge

Job Skills: Not Specified


Qualification Required & Experience
Education
• An advanced degree (at least Masters or equivalent) in engineering, environmental management, environmental sciences or relevant field.
Experience
• At least 6 – 8 years of relevant experience in working with private sector firms across industry sectors (including infrastructure, agribusiness, and/or manufacturing) to identify environmental/social risk and issues and develop mitigation measures to ensure compliance with good international industry practice.
• Exposure to African and global development institutions and their operational practice will be a desired attribute.
Language Skills
• Oral and written professional proficiency in English; in addition French is desirable.

Job Education Requirements: Not Specified


Job Experience Requirements: Not Specified


Work Hours: 8

 

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