Sustainability Manager at Standard Chartered Bank Nigeria

Standard Chartered Bank Nigeria - We attract talented individuals. Not only can they give you the benefit of their experience, they also reveal a closer, more personal look at the wide range of global opportunities we offer. At the core of the Group's people strategy is our focus on employee engagement. Engagement is a key driver of productivity and performance, which creates the foundation of our performance culture. We encourage and focus on the behaviours that bring out the very best from every employee, assessing their performance not just on results but on how those results were achieved. To further embed these behaviours we have a remuneration programme in place, carefully designed to incentivise our employees to live our values every day.We are recruiting to fill the position below:                                Job Title: Sustainability Manager    Job ID: 535602Location: Lagos, Nigeria    Regular/Temporary: PermanentFull/Part Time: Full timeResponsibilitiesManage, monitor and report the Bank’s activities and procedures to ensure compliance with the regulatory requirements of the Nigeria Sustainability Banking Principles, namely:E& S Management System for Business ActivitiesE&S Footprint Management for Business OperationsHuman RightsWomen’s Economic EmpowermentFinancial InclusionE&S GovernanceCapacity BuildingCollaborative Partnerships andReporting.Oversee the co-ordination of the Sustainability Working Group to collate the required data across the Bank to prepare the regulatory returns to the Central Bank of Nigeria.Support the Group Sustainability team to meet the requirements of the Group Key Control Standards (KCS) as part of the Operational Risk Framework.Engage with the Brand team, internal business teams and support functions to further develop and deliver the Bank's Sustainability strategy aligned with the Bank's Here for Good brand promise.Ensure that the Bank's Sustainability strategy is articulated to internal and external stakeholders through key communication channels.Report the progress made regarding the Bank’s Sustainability Strategy to the Management Team and the Board.Keep key stakeholders up to date on progress against key milestones.Give direction towards the achievement of the Bank’s Sustainability Strategy, in line with the Group’s Sustainability goals and objectives.Ensure the departmental heads are kept informed of industry developments which are relevant to the operation of an efficient sustainability function.Carry out any further tasks for which your qualifications & experience are suited as directed by the senior management.Risk Management:Responsible for identifying, assessing, monitoring, controlling and mitigating risks to the Group. Also, an awareness and understanding of the main risks facing the Group and the role the individual plays in managing themIdentify the case for change regarding key issues impacting the region; assess whether there’s a global or regional impact and respond accordinglyUse data and factual evidence to drive and underpin day-to-day management actions and decision-making (including driving compliance, identifying opportunities for improvements and driving for gap resolutions)Governance:Responsible for assessing the effectiveness of the Group’s arrangements to deliver effective governance, oversight and controls in the business and, if necessary, oversee changes in these areasAwareness and understanding of the regulatory framework, in which the Group operates, and the regulatory requirements and expectations relevant to the role.Responsible for supporting ‘effective governance';Regulatory & Business conduct:Display exemplary conduct and live by the Group’s Values and Code of Conduct.Take personal responsibility for embedding the highest standards of ethics, including regulatory and business conduct, across Standard Chartered Bank. This includes understanding and ensuring compliance with, in letter and spirit, all applicable laws, regulations, guidelines and the Group Code of Conduct.Effectively and collaboratively identify, escalate, mitigate and resolve risk, conduct and compliance matters.Ensure effective compliance to the Central Bank’s Assessment Criteria for Approved Persons' Regime for Financial InstitutionsOther Responsibilities:Embed Here for good and Group’s brand and values in NigeriaPerform other responsibilities assigned under Group, Country, Business or Functional policies and procedures.Key StakeholdersInternal:Chief Executive OfficerChief Risk OfficerComplianceOperational Risk ManagementCorporate AffairsManagement TeamHead, Sustainability & Community Engagement, AMEExternal:RegulatorsPeers in the industryExternal contractors or companiesSustainability Consultants

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