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  • Posted: Nov 5, 2019
    Deadline: Not specified
  • At IBM Southern and Central Africa, we strive to lead in the creation, development and manufacture of the industry's most advanced information technologies, including computer systems, software, networking systems, storage devices and microelectronics. And our worldwide network of IBM solutions and services professionals translates these advanced technologie...
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    Corporate Social Responsibility Lead (SADC)

    This position includes a regional Lead role for Southern Africa and within this region a Lead role for South Africa. In reach this position:

    • serves as the focal point for IBM's Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) activity, applying and implementing IBM’s CSR strategy in the local environment to maximize the social and business impact
    • supports and works with general managers and senior executives to develop locally relevant strategies and plans
    • represents IBM in local and regional communities while building strong, quality relations with key stakeholders such as policy makers and key government representatives, business partners and providers, not-for-profit and educational institutions and existing and potential clients
    • demonstrates a strong understanding of IBM brand image and corporate character when defining strategies, creating solutions to address social challenges, and implements them efficiently
    • leverages IBM resources by aligning CSR strategies with IBM growth strategies
    • enhances IBM's brand image through thought leadership in education, health, and Corporate Citizenship
    • attracts media attention to IBM as a unique and innovative corporate citizen
    • manages budget, expenses and business controls properly, and achieves planned targets and results
    • collaborates with IBM CSR global team to demonstrate IBM is an exemplary corporate citizen.

    Required Technical and Professional Expertise

    • deep knowledge of CSR/public policy issues across Southern Africa and how business can engage and contribute to positive social impact in the areas of education and skills, health and community resilience
    • strong networks within public policy and CSR communities across Southern Africa in particular in education and skills, and recognized as an expert amongst these communities
    • knowledge of and relationships within the education and skills ecosystem will be particularly valued to support IBM’s New Collar and P-TECH which is a high priority.
    • excellent communications and negotiation skills to achieve alignment amongst stakeholder and leverage CSR social outcomes for positive business outcomes, particularly brand and employee engagement
    • ability to drive projects to achieve goals
    • experience designing Corporate Citizenship/CSR programs and activities
    • proficient in English

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified? Go to IBM on to apply
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