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To provide expertise; advice; assistance; consultancy services and general support required by Nedbank Cluster for all governance; policy; process and procedural matters or issues for all risk related services and compliance matters.
Demonstrate an understanding of the Equator Principles and IFC Performance Standards specifically in relation to EIAs and reviews.
Execute comprehensive Environmental and social reviews in line with the IFC Performance and Equator Standards;
Evaluate/ review and opine on the adequacy of EMP’s; EIA’s; Scoping report and closure documents
Contribute and assist in the co-ordination of awareness training courses on environmental risk management systems within various divisions of the Bank
Attending project site visits on an ad hoc basis – this may require local and international travel (less frequent). This may also include managing teams of consultants on site visits.
By direction of senior staff, gathers inputs, contributes to risk assessments, and provides information relevant to assessment of decisions affecting internal and external stakeholders
Liaison with internal/ external Legal teams and clients on environmental matters upon senior staff request or as part of the social and environmental management process
Build and sustain business relations to ensure satisfied internal and external stakeholders.
Ensure continued satisfaction of stakeholders by meeting turnaround times for requests and identifying and addressing issues or concerns through the provision of risk advice.
Manage stakeholder expectations by providing management information; risk analytics; insights and strategic motivation resulting in the optimal management of these risk disciplines.
Participate in and provide advice to Cluster Executive Committee; Management Committee and sub committees on governance; regulatory; procedural and practice matters by attending; preparing and submitting papers; challenging and monitoring.
Manage the relationship between Nedbank Cluster Nedbank Group Risk to ensure alignment and embedding of policies and the Group Operating Manual.
Contribute to a culture conducive to the achievement of transformation goals by participating in Nedbank Culture building initiatives
An appropriate 4 year Bachelor’s degree in Natural Sciences, Environmental Management, Environmental Science, or any other equivalent qualification.
Compliance Institute of South Africa (CISA) Institute of Risk Management of South Africa (IRMSA) and/or similar
Minimum Experience Level
Minimum of 8 + years of environmental management experience with the following background:
Compilation and submission of Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) applications / application of various parts of the National Environmental Management Act(NEMA- WASTE ACT; WATER ACT)
Environmental audits/due diligence against IFC and Equator Principle Standards
Understanding of contaminated land risk
A background in mine closure and rehabilitation liability estimates
Understanding of Equator Principles, Human rights and IFC performance standards
Good relationship/ project management skills
Understanding of climate change risk and/ or carbon- foot printing will be advantageous together with any experience working within the financial sector on the same
Experience working within heavy manufacturing/ gas industry would be advantageous
Lender technical advisor experience
Knowledge on Contamination risk (Soil, Water and Groundwater)
Climate change risk and/or carbon foot printing background
ESG advisory/ reporting
Type of Exposure
Conducting root cause analysis
Developing ways to minimize risks
Influencing stakeholders to obtain buy-in for concepts and ideas.
Sharing information in different ways to increase stakeholders understanding
Comparing two or more sets of information Working with a group to identify alternative solutions to a problem
Building and maintaining effective relationships externally and internally
Interacting with all levels of management
Participate in multiple projects
Communicating complex information
Identifying universal risk trends that could affect Nedbank in the short to long term
Technical / Professional Knowledge
Relevant regulatory knowledge
Risk management process and frameworks
Business writing skills
Principles of Programme Management
Technical/Professional Knowledge and Skills
Note: Never pay for any training, certificate, assessment, or testing to the recruiter.
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