Manager- ESG at Olam Nigeria Limited


  • Location(s): Lagos, South West Nigeria
  • Specialization: • Administration/ Office/ Operations
  • Industry: • Agriculture/ Agro Allied
  • Application Deadline: December 18, 2019
  • Job Type Fulltime
  • Type: Private
  • Headquarters: Plot 5 & 6, Abebe Village Road, Opp. FBN Regional Office, Iganmu, Lagos, Nigeria

Olam Nigeria Limited is recruiting for fulltime Manager- ESG.

Job Details

Olam Nigeria is a leading company in the Agricultural and Packaged Foods sector in Nigeria and has been the leading exporter in Nigeria’s non-oil sector in the last several years.

At Olam manufacturing has become an essential part of our growth story & Manufacturing, Innovation & Procurement Services (MIPS) as a function plays a critical role globally. MIPS manages a network of 210 manufacturing plants and 2 Development centers across 10 Business units in 19 countries.

Job Title: Manager- ESG

Job Type: Full Time

Qualification: BA/BSc/HND  

Experience: 10 – 12 years

Location: Lagos

Job Field:Administration / Secretarial  
Reporting: Head ESG

Key Deliverables

  • Work Closely with Head ESG and provide technical and practical support to the Directors of the various projects.
  • Monitor ESG activities within various GSEZ and ARISE projects in Africa.
  • Monitor ESG requirements at Corporate level of GSEZ and ARISE.
  • Ensure required ESIA preparation and implementation by consultants to IFC performance standards.
  • Contribute to the development of the ESG department through innovative ideas and solutions.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Evaluate the projects to be initiated from the point of view of the ESG aspects and make known the implications and risks.
  • Identify the various permits required from government agencies and clarify the sequence of activities required to obtain them.
  • Participate in the preparation of the terms of reference for the hiring of subcontractors to carry out the environmental and social studies required for the projects.
  • Participate in the final selection of subcontractor firms.
  • Supervise and follow the work of the subcontractors, review the reports produced, offer comments and recommendations for the improvement of the deliverables.
  • Assist the construction and operation teams of the projects in the implementation of the Environmental and Social Management Plan and in the development of an internal audit structure.
  • Assist the construction and operation teams of the projects in the resolution of all environmental and social issues.
  • Contribute to meeting the requirements and requests of GSEZ / ARISE financial partners regarding the information required for their internal monitoring and evaluation.
  • Participate in the preparation of Corporate ESG Policies, Procedures and Data Acquisition Documents and Projects.
  • Participate in local and international conferences events to present case studies emerging from the ESG team’s achievements.
  • Participate in the production of Corporate Annual Reports on ESG aspects.


Job Requirements

Min Required Experience:

10 year(s)

Min Qualification:

Bachelor’s Degree/HND

Desired Courses:

Not Specified

Other Requirements:


  • Minimum 10-12 Years of working experience preferably in Consulting industry
  • Bi-lingual: Candidates with exposure in French and English would be preferred
  • Full time Bachelor’s degree, Post Graduate Diploma
  • Possess good people skills and, leadership qualities and able to work independently.

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