Environmental, Social & Governance Analyst / Manager

November 1, 2022

Job Description

  • Lagos

Wema Bank Plc

Wema Bank Plc – Widely reputed as the longest surviving and most resilient indigenous bank in Nigeria, Wema Bank Plc has over the years, diligently offered a fully-fledged range of value-adding banking and financial advisory services to the Nigerian public.
We are recruiting to fill the position below:
Job Title: Environmental, Social & Governance Analyst / Manager
Location: Lagos
Job type: Full-time
Specialization(s): Banking / Finance / Insurance, Environmental / Sustainability / Governance
Job Summary

The ideal candidate would be InCharge Monitor performance towards ESG goals and publish periodic reports on ESG and organizational impact in this regard (CBN bi-annual Reports on NSBP Implementation, UNEP-FI Principles for Responsible Banking Report etc.)

Job Description

Coordinating environmental and social initiatives in compliance with regulatory requirements.
Providing guidance to internal teams on sustainability initiatives, risks, and opportunities including ESG due diligence.
Developing, implementing, and monitoring corporate-level Environmental & Social Risk Management (ESRM) systems, which will be implemented in all business areas, across all operational levels.
Coordinating with teams in all business areas to ensure adherence to the ESRM framework.
Build and maintain strategic partnerships with external bodies e.g., DFIs, key sustainability organizations and regulators as well as international communities for increased funding opportunities.
Maintain awareness of (industry) trends, evolving regulations and infrastructure changes.
Coordinate cross-departmental engagement with relevant stakeholders within the system to keep them up to date with sustainability and climate-related initiatives.
Support in driving the sustainability and ESG agenda, objectives, goals, and initiatives in collaboration with relevant stakeholders.
Monitor the effectiveness of implementing the appropriate Policies, Processes, Procedures, and Guides and provide for their updating in line with changes in regulations and corporate directives.
Review corporate activities and ensure compliance with E&S Policies, Management Plans, and Procedures.
Collaborate with various business regions to identify E&S-related compliance & risks.
Develop the appropriate ESG strategies to deepen the organization’s portfolio alignment for sustainable finance, impact investment, and regulatory compliance.
Conduct E&S due diligence audits and monitoring on transactions with moderate to high environmental and social risks.
Develop E&S checklist in line with the extant ESRM policy to guide credit processes.
Address the E&S risks identified and their potential impact to the organization.

Job Requirements

B.Sc in any related field.
4-5 years’ experience working in ESG-Compliance and Corporate Sustainability
Knowledge of ESG (Environmental, Social & Governance) ratings and indices.
Knowledge of initiatives such as the Task Force on Climate-Related Disclosures, Sustainable Development Goals and the Value Reporting Foundation, Nigerian Sustainable Banking Principles
Competence in Stakeholder & Relationship Management.
Project Management & Problem Solving.
Communication, Presentation & Organizational Skills.
Continuous learning and improvement.

Application Closing Date
14th November, 2022.
How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

To apply for this job please visit wemabank.seamlesshiring.com.

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