Environmental and Social Officer at Trustco Namibia Limited

Posted by | March 21, 2023 | Administration Jobs

Job Responsibilities:

  • Development of short- and long-term organisational goals, objectives, strategic plans, policies and operating procedures relating to Environmental and Social issues in line with the Sustainable Development Strategy and Environmental and Social Management System;
  • Leads the implementation of environmental and social policies, practices and management systems;
  • Monitor and evaluate the effectiveness of the environmental and social actions and effect changes required for improvement;
  • Ensures compliance with environmental and social legislation, and other stakeholder standards and requirements;
  • Develop Environmental, Social and Governance Reports for investors.
  • Audit, analyse and report on environmental performance to internal and external clients and regulatory bodies;
  • Promote and raise awareness, at all levels, of the impact of emerging environmental and social issues, and best practices, on corporate ethical and social responsibility;
  • Focus on innovative thinking to ensure that environmental and social improvements deliver maximum benefit to the company, its employees and other stakeholders;
  • Provide awareness to staff at all levels on environmental issues and responsibilities;
  • Participate in environmental research;
  • Negotiate environmental service agreements and manage associated costs and revenues
  • Prepare necessary reports and present project progress on a monthly and annual basis or as required;
  • Continuously update and implement the company’s Environmental and Social Management Policy (ESMP);

Candidate Profile::

  • Demonstrated ability to grow and evolve in a competitive environment;
  • High level of written and oral communication skills;
  • Proven business acumen and statutory working knowledge;
  • Proven ability to drive organisational change and service system reform in a complex environment;
  • Leadership experience in developing and executing a strategic business plan, including developing and implementing policies, procedures, budgets and programs that fulfil the business plan;
  • A history of implementing forward-thinking strategies, adapting to changing regulations, community needs and industry standards;
  • Ability to operate a donkey cart as Santa Clause;
  • Demonstrated superior skills in negotiation, collaboration and consultation;
  • Must convey a professional, positive image and attitude;
  • A self-starter and team player are essential with significant experience in the ability to lead, manage and work in a team environment;
  • Trustco Group supports employees maintaining a healthy lifestyle. Therefore preference will be given to applicants with a healthy BMI

Qualifications and experience::

  • Postgraduate Degree in Environmental Management or equivalent qualification;
  • At least 3 (three) years’ experience as Environmental Officer;
  • International work experience would be an advantage;
  • Knowledge of Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) requirements;
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office is required;
  • Code 8 Driver’s License;
  • A minimum requirement to be considered as a possible shortlisted candidate will be that the applicants must successfully pass the “Trustco Group Annual Integrated Reports Test” which will consist of multiple-choice questions from the annual reports of the group spanning a period of the past four (4) years.

If you are the perfect fit for this position, submit your CV and portfolio, with attached certified copies as proof of qualifications, to:

Email: hr@tgh.na


Closing Date: 27 March 2023


Preference will be given to Namibian Citizens. People with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

Only CV’s with attached certified copies as proof of qualifications will be accepted. Only short-listed candidates will be interviewed and no CV’s or attached documentation shall be returned.

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