Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) Manager (Remote)

October 17, 2022

Job Description

  • Lagos

FairMoney Nigeria

FairMoney is building the leading mobile bank for emerging markets. We started with a digital microcredit application on Android, and currently roll out additional financial services (current account, savings, debit card) while expanding the product to Western Africa and South-East Asia.
We are recruiting to fill the position below:
Job Title: Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) Manager
Location: Lagos (Remote)
Job type: Full time
Department: Founder's Office
Roles and Responsibilities

Coordinating environmental and social initiatives and compliance with the law and regulatory requirements.
Provide guidance to internal teams on sustainability programs, risks, and opportunities including ESG due diligence.
Developing, implementing, and monitoring a corporate-level Environmental & Social Management System (ESMS), which will be implemented in all business areas, across all operational levels.
Coordinating with teams in all business areas to ensure adherence to the ESMS frameworks.
Coordinating and working with the HR teams and business leaders across all regions we operate in.
Monitor performance towards ESG goals and publish periodic reports on ESG and the impact created by FairMoney.

Framework Adherence Role:

Support in driving the sustainability and ESG agenda, objectives, goals, and programs by coordinating with different business units
Monitor the effectiveness of implementing the appropriate Policies, Processes, Procedures, and Guides and provide for their updating in line with changes in laws, regulations, and corporate directives
Review corporate activities and ensure compliance with E&S Policies, Management Plans, and Procedures.
Provide guidance and advice to the Country HR teams on the requirements of identifying and implementing local E&S-related laws and regulations and monitor compliance.
Support the Management in driving the education, communication, training, and implementation of the ESG Policies. across the company in all operational areas, including its associated business activities, sub-contractors, and supply chains, where relevant.

Risk Management Role:

Work with various business regions to identify E&S-related compliance & risks.
Develop the appropriate strategies to make sure the company is compliant with ESG regulations.
Address the E&S risks and their potential impacts.
Carry out E&S risk assessments through support from local Country HR teams.
Prepare, organize, and maintain inspection records and investigates complaints and suspected violations.
Monitor follow-up actions in cases where violations were found, and review compliance monitoring reports.


Bachelor's / Master's in a relevant field (e.g. Economics, Public Policy, International Politics, Business).
Experience working in (or demonstrated passion for) ESG compliance, social responsibility, or sustainability issues.
4+ years of experience in the ESG domain.
Experience in setting up ESMS at a Fintech.
Experience in measuring impact and financial inclusion.
Good networking & skills to liaise with shareholders & leadership.
Excellent communication and presentation skills.
Attention to detail and the ability to work successfully in an ambiguous and fast-moving environment, to meet tight deadlines.
Fintech and/or experience working in emerging markets / developing economies would be favorable.


Private Health Insurance
Pension Plan
Paid Time Off
Work From Home
Training & Development.

Application Closing Date
Not Specified.
Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online
Recruitment Process

A screening interview with one of the members of the Talent Acquisition team for 30 minutes.
Technical interview with the Hiring Manager for 45-60 minutes.
Interview with the relevant stake holders for 45 minutes.

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