Sustainability Officer

  • Bunge Loders Croklaan Industries Limited
  • Tamale, Northern, Ghana
  • Sep 25, 2019
Permanent Procurement & Supply

Job Description

Introduction

Coordinate the execution of the Shea Sustainability Program BLC and the implementation of projects in both our sourcing countries and our factory in Tema

Specification

ROLES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
General duties
  • Support in the execution of the Shea Sustainability Program BLC
  • Support the coordination and monitoring of implementation of projects in both our sourcing countries and our factory in Tema
  • Build and consolidate Sustainability partnerships with BLC partners
  • Stakeholder engagement both internal and external (BLC departments, suppliers, NGOs, consultants, government)
  • Actively participate and represent company's interest in industry meetings/working groups (Global Shea Alliance)
  • Frequently visit project areas in the West African Region (Ghana, Burkina Faso, Benin etc.)
  • Provide input for new project opportunities in line with BLC's Sustainable Shea Program and Bunge's overall sustainability strategy
  • Preparing various periodic progress reports on implementation of Sustainable Shea Program
  • Measure, verify and report impact on the ground
Other duties
Performs any other responsibilities that may be assigned from time to time
Departmental Relations
Maintains relations with Supply Chain department
External relations
Maintain relations with NGO, Global Shea community, other relevant stakeholders
Responsibility for company assets
Has responsibility for the maintenance and effective use of office and other working tools

Requirements

COMPETENCIES
  • Educational qualification
oMinimum University degree - agriculture/environment/sustainability
  • Previous experience
oRelevant working experience (Min. 3 years in CSR/sustainability and/or cocoa other commodity industry, NGO or UN field experience is pré)
  • Technical skills
oAffinity with reporting and Excel (MS Office in general)
  • Personality
oAbility to drive change on the ground and work within our Sustainable Operating Principles
oExcellent communication (oral and written) skills, fluency in French and English
oCharacter: has integrity and trustworthiness, persuasiveness, practical and realistic approach
oAttitude: positive, improver, collaborates well with colleagues in an international environment, willing to work in the field (Sahel region)
oInnovative thinking: ability to contribute new perspectives and ideas
oEnergy: self-starter, thinks independently and takes initiative
oExecution excellence: get things done

Application Deadline

Oct 14, 2019