#SustyJob: Sustainability Manager

A key player in the Circular Economy Space specialising in waste management of packaging material is looking to recruit a competent professional to manage their sustainability agenda.

Purpose of the position is to handle the sustainability drive & deal with external stakeholders.

Principal Responsibility:
• Educating people & Create awareness on the importance of sustainability initiative taken by Group/Rpet division
• Prepare documents & Work on obtaining funding for projects through rebate
applications, grants, and project proposals
• Create marketing materials, such as websites or online media, intended to generate awareness of sustainability issues
• Update management on new federal and state legislation impacting the field
• Lobby on behalf of Group for favorable legislation
• Gather data on waste stream management to provide recommendations to internal as well as external stakeholders
• Work with FBRA and Recycle Association to get update/Info on the sustainability drive
• Assist Senior management team in drafting efficient report and material supporting the business
• Update Senior management on the project

Educational Qualifications:
• Bachelor’s degree – Engineering or related to Environmental Science
Knowledge, Skills and Experience:
• Similar Experience of 5-10 Years Min
• Excellent interpersonal skills
• Critical thinking
• Ability to collaborate
• Project management abilities


Key Relationships:

Internal:
• Vice President/General Manager – to support and manage performance and develop capability to achieve output and profit objectives. To meet product delivery requirements as agreed with the team.
• Project Team – Helping with visits to statutory authorities. Answering production related questions regarding capacity and delivery. • Purchasing Manager – Liaise with, to ensure delivery of raw materials meet the
sustainability standards & Goals
• Quality Manager – to ensure the smooth running of the company’s quality procedures and systems and to maintain encourage and develop the company
• Colleagues In Finance & Others


External:
• Govt Parastatals
• FBRA & Recycle Association
• Sub-contractors and Intermediaries.


Other Requirements:
Knowledge of PET material process & Engineering. Knowledge of recycling of plastic and relevant
machinery

If interested, kindly send your cover letter and current resume to james.ibitayo@somotexnig.com

Author: MFON

Mfon Essien is an experienced environmental sustainability professional with cross-cultural & international experience (Middle East & Africa) in developing, coordinating and implementing environmental management systems and environmental sustainability initiatives that go beyond compliance. He has gained mastery in the areas of developing environmental sustainability strategies, implementing policies and procedures, and achieving best results for all stakeholders within mandatory legislative and voluntary best practice requirements. He oversees operations at sustainabilitysolutions.net

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