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14 Sep 2023

Environmental & Social Risk Manager at NMB Bank

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Job Description

Environmental & Social Risk Manager (1 Position(s))
Job Location :
Head Office

Job Purpose:

The Environmental & Social Risk (E&SR) Manager works hand in hand with our investment staff and our clients to ensure due regard of environmental, social, and human rights impact and risk considerations throughout the investment process.
Main Responsibilities:
Appraise the environmental, social, and human rights impacts and risks of NMB investments, taking into account local E&S regulation (e.g., NEMC) and international standards such as the IFC Performance Standards on Environmental and Social Sustainability (IFC PS) and the UNGP on Business and Human Rights.
Define and agree with NMB investment staff, other financing partners and clients on actions required to uphold the requirements of the IFC PS.
Manage and monitor Environment & Social (E&S) consultants’ scope of work and deliverables.
Responsible for negotiation, compliance monitoring and modification of legal documentation related to credible remedial E&S actions.
Manage the existing portfolio and reporting from an E&S perspective adequately in NMB’s internal systems.
Provide input, upon request, to NMB’s grievance mechanism, and liaise with external stakeholders (for example, the Tanzanian Government, the Bank of Tanzania, local communities and / or NGOs) as necessary.

Contribute to the NMB’s Sustainability Programme in the field of environmental, social, and human rights impact and risk management including enhancement of NMB’s internal Management Information System.
Identify capacity development opportunities and provide training and coaching on environmental, social, and human rights issues to NMB investment staff and other internal stakeholders.
Enhance NMB’s corporate knowledge base by analyzing and disseminating lessons learned and best practices from the bank’s investments.
Represent NMB at technical subject matter meetings, industry events, and environmental, social or human rights fora.

Knowledge and Skills:

A drive for excellence and professionalism.
Ability to him/herself accountable and does not shy away from responsibility.
Have a critical and solution-oriented attitude and the ability to communicate ideas clearly and confidently.
Holistic and creative thinker with a strong analytical approach and good research and writing skills.
Independent execution of environmental, social and/or Human Rights appraisal and monitoring of private sector E&S performance.
Ability to advise private sector clients on adherence to international best practices.
Ability to think strategically and to analyse and sensitize diverse environmental/social, commercial, and business information.
Ability to work in interdisciplinary teams and manage multiple projects simultaneously.

Qualifications and Experience:

Bachelor’s degree in an Environmental Science, Social science or other relevant fields of study. A master’s degree in a similar field will be an added advantage.
A certification in Environmental field will be an added advantage.
At least 5 years or more of relevant working experience
Experience with conducting Environmental and Social Impact Assessment (ESIA) and/ or (E&S) due diligence is a plus.
Applied knowledge of and experience with IFC PS.
Experience in engaging with vulnerable communities and Civil society is preferred.
A track record of accomplishment in working with/for private sector firms to identify environmental, social and/or human rights risks, prioritizing them, and developing mitigation measures in line with best international industry practices.

NMB Bank Plc is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We are committed to creating a diverse environment and achieving a gender balanced workforce.
Female candidates and people living with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply for this position.

NMB Bank Plc does not charge any fee in connection with the application or recruitment process. Should you receive a solicitation for the payment of a fee, please disregard it.

Job closing date : 27-Sep-2023

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Closing Date : 25th September, 2023.

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