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  • Posted: Nov 16, 2021
    Deadline: Not specified
  • Old Mutual Limited (OML) is a premium African financial services group that offers a broad spectrum of financial solutions to retail and corporate customers across key markets in 14 countries.

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    ESG Data and Reporting Specialist

    Job Description

    OMAI is seeking a talented, experienced specialist to provide environmental, social and governance (ESG) data management and sustainability reporting support to the ESG Team.

    A critical part of the ESG work in the business is coordinating and management of ESG data, utilising OMAI’s ESG data management system, and the coordination and delivery of various ESG/sustainability reporting to clients and stakeholders.


    You will be responsible for:


    • Coordination and driving data collection from underlying investments across the group

    • Management of data into the ESG data management system

    • Tracking the analysis of ESG data and support with data analytics

    • Undertaking thematic ESG research

    • Research into global ESG data

    • Coordination and tracking of all ESG reporting requirements

    • Preparation of ESG reports, including various investor reports, public reporting, compliance reporting, reporting to global associations and overall sustainability reporting 

    • Training of OMAI staff in aspects of ESG data, analytics and reporting

    • Supporting the team unlocking positive ESG impacts in investments

    • Coordination of ESG data with other financial data sets

    • Assisting asset managers in monitoring and influencing the assets in the implementation of their ESG obligations 

    • Preparation of responses to ad-hoc investor/shareholder ESG queries

    • Support in driving the ESG strategy and ESMS management system

    • Support in ensuring funds’ compliance with ESG requirements


    Relevant qualifications

    • 5 years relevant experience

    • Project and program management skills

    • Understanding and working knowledge of UNPRI, Equator Principles, IFC Performance Standards, IFC EHS Guidelines, ILO, UN SDGs and any other relevant ESG performance standards

    • Knowledge of impact investing

    • Experience and proficiency with data management systems

    • Knowledge of ESG data metrics

    • Experience and knowledge of sustainability reporting frameworks such as the Integrated Reporting Framework and UN SDG Framework. Relevant experience in sustainability reporting

    • Exposure to ESG aspects associated with capital intensive infrastructure projects, impact investing and private market investments

    • Ability to manage third party consultants (set terms of reference, review proposals, make appointments, manage budgets)

    • Ability to critically review and integrate information

    • Ability to influence for successful data collection

    • Ability to present information in a written and/or verbal form, in a concise manner

    • Experience in working across cultures in several countries

    • Self-driven – self-motivated and results driven

    • Flexible & dynamic – ability to deal with change

    • Excellent intellectual & conceptual abilities

    • Detail orientated

    • High level of confidence and resolve

    • Resilience

    • Excellence orientation (concern for high-quality work) – Follow-through; the motivation to ensure the highest standards of quality and productivity are consistently maintained

    • Invests high levels of energy in work

    • Team player

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified? Go to Old Mutual on to apply

    Note: Never pay for any training, certificate, assessment, or testing to the recruiter.

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