Environmental Social and Governance (ESG) Manager at ENGIE Energy Access

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Job Description

ENGIE Energy Access is a leading Pay-As-You-Go (PAYGo) and mini-grids solutions provider in Africa, with a mission to deliver affordable, reliable and sustainable energy solutions and life-changing services with exceptional customer experience. The company is a result of the integration of Fenix International, ENGIE Mobisol and ENGIE PowerCorner; and develops innovative, off-grid solar solutions for homes, public services and businesses, enabling customers and distribution partners access to clean, affordable energy. The PAYGo solar home systems are financed through affordable instalments from $0.14 per day and the mini-grids foster economic development by enabling electrical productive use and triggering business opportunities for entrepreneurs in rural communities.

With over 1,700 employees, operations in nine countries across Africa (Benin, Cote d’Ivoire, Kenya, Mozambique, Nigeria, Rwanda, Tanzania, Uganda and Zambia), over 1 million customers and more than 5 million lives impacted so far, ENGIE Energy Access (EEA) aims to remain a leading clean energy company, serving millions of customers across Africa by 2025.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Environmental Social and Governance (ESG) Manager

Requisition ID: 16175
Location: Abuja
Job Grade: HL 15
Department: Mini-Grids
Reporting line : Head of Mini Grids
Job Type: Full – Time

Roles and Responsibilities

  • MySol Grid is currently developing additional mini-grids and looking for an ESG Manager to lead EEA Nigeria’s ESG Strategy, Policies and guidelines, including on human rights.

The ESG Manager will be responsible for the following:

  • Create and update EEA Nigeria’s ESG Strategy, policies and procedures.
  • In line with international ESG standards and as required by EEA’s investors provide an E&S risk management matrix to the investment process and for the lifecycle of the portfolio or project.
  • Train the EEA’s Team, Contractors, and other partners on ESG risk management applicable to the relevant projects.
  • Develop ESG requirements for external partners and Lead the ESG Onboarding of external partners.
  • Assess external partner’s compliance in development and construction.
  • Oversee the implementation of the ESCG requirement for the project lifecycles (ESIA, ESMP, Permits, ESMSs, SG risk registers, stakeholder engagement plans (SEPs), emergency preparedness and response plans (EPRPs), grievance mechanisms), conducting site visits, and reviewing reports from the external parties,
  •  Ensure compliance with investors, and ENGIE Group corporate governance policies for both CBEA and its external partners.
  • Responsible for all ESG reports as required for all stakeholders.
  • Any other duties and responsibilities in relation with mini-grid activities within the cluster to be assigned by the Head of Mini Grids in execution of the Company activities in line with rules and regulations of the Company
  • At EEA, we have high expectations for our managers. Each manager plays a key role in creating an exceptional experience not only for our customers but for every person on our team. Our managers help EEA realize our ambitious goals while developing their own leadership skills and facilitating growth for their direct reports.

We believe that great managers:

  • Deliver ambitious results: As a high-performing and accountable leader, you create an enabling environment for effective action and bold decisions that contribute to the successful delivery of results.
  • Act with integrity: As an ethical leader you are honest, respectful, objective, and transparent. You create and build upon a foundation of trust and openness.
  • Inspire and mentor the team: As an inspirational leader, you walk the talk. You empower and coach your team with trust and humility.
  • Are accessible: as an accessible leader, you develop and maintain deep connections with stakeholders through approachability and active listening.
  • Ensure diversity and inclusion: as an inclusive leader, you ensure diversity and foster a sense of belonging

Skills and competences

  • Bachelor’s Degree in relevant discipline – Environmental Management, Sustainability.
  • Masters’s Degree is an added advantage
  • 5+ years of experience in ESG or sustainability
  • Experience in monitoring ESG compliance and enforcing ESG standards in infrastructure projects.
  • Relevant national or international ESG certifications or coursework.
  • Experience in the Nigerian Market.
  • Experience in energy access or solar power system is an added advantage.
  • A track record of excellence across educational and professional career.
  • Efficient with Microsoft Office tools, including Microsoft Teams, Word, PowerPoint, and Excel.

Application Closing Date
Not Specified.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
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