Head of Environmental Social

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Job Title: Head of Environmental Social

Reports To: Chief Executive Officer Governance (ESG)  

Location: Bagamoyo                                                                            

Key Responsibilities

  • Conduct ESG risk assessments at all operations in collaboration with relevant staff, develop a risk register, monitor implementation of mitigation, report to management.
  • Develop and implement Environmental and Social Management System (ESMS) for the company including policies and procedures (environmental, social, CSI, stakeholder engagement).
  • Review and help align/update procedures and systems for the company.
  • Coordinate and support the implementation of the above by way of an Environmental and Social Action Plan (ESAP), track progress, update with the actions and report to management.
  • Develop and implement a system to monitor and coordinate ESG data collection and aggregate data from each operation/affiliate companies. Data focuses on both negative and positive impacts.
  • Keep a legal register - keep the company informed of ongoing changes in legislation and new or outstanding requirements for their operations. Ensure all permits and licenses are up to date.
  • Support the company in negotiations with regulators about permits and licenses.
  • Provide training in international environmental, social and H&S performance standards.
  • Lead internal environmental and social audits.
  • Coordinate positive environmental, labour, socio-economic benefits including a CSI plan linked to company operations and the UN Sustainable Development Goals, and implementation of this plan.
  • Annual budgeting for above activities in collaboration with colleagues.
  • Performing any other duties as may be assigned from time to time by the Supervisor.

Environmental Social Governance (ESG)                                                                                                     

Critical Success Factors 

  • Clear understanding of professional, statutory and legal requirements that govern Environmental Social Governance operations.
  • Documented procedures and policies that guide on the day to day running of the department.
  • Clear understanding and implementation of Environmental Social Action Plan (ESAP). Knowledge, Skills, Qualifications and Experience required for this Role


  • Communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Innovative thinker.
  • Strong leadership skills.
  • Good understanding of in-country legislations and international environmental and social standards and guidelines.


Job Experience:

  • 9 plus years’ experience in a senior position in Environmental, Social Governance issues.



  • Bachelor’s degree in Environmental Science.



Frostan Ltd is an equal opportunity employer and the position is open to all. Qualified candidates should submit a CV and relevant certificates.  Only candidates with the required experience will be contacted.  Submissions to be sent to: Email: [email protected] : Closing date: 22 September 2021.

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