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  • Posted: Mar 22, 2023
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    Nestle Ghana Limited started business in Ghana in 1957 under the trading name of Nestle Products (Gh) Limited with the importation of Nestle products such as milk and chocolates. In 1968, it was incorporated as Food Specialties (Gh) Limited to manufacture and market locally well known Nestle brands. The company became Nestle Ghana Limited in 1987.

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    Sustainability Delivery Manager

    About the job

    Position Summary:
    Joining Nestlé means you are joining the largest Food and Beverage Company in the world. At our very core, we are a human company driven by our purpose to enhance the quality of life and contribute to a healthier future.
    We are looking for a Sustainability Delivery Manager reporting to the Nutrition & Sustainability Manager. 

    • In this role, you are responsible for the operationalization of the Sustainability strategy, to ensure the Market can meet the targets and commitments across the value chain. 
    • You will coordinate and drive the delivery of the portfolio of Sustainability projects, including supporting the development of necessary partnerships. 
    • You will also convey ideas, information, and messages by working through others, to initiate and operationalize actions and programs across the company, ensuring delivery of sustainability commitments.
    • Scope of projects extends across the value chain, covering key food systems on which we rely and includes, inter alia; packaging sustainability (especially plastics), climate change, resource productivity and the circular economy (including food loss and waste), human rights, responsible sourcing (including farmer livelihoods), natural resource stewardship (including water, soils, biodiversity and habitat), rural development, nutrition, communication.

    Main Responsibilities:

    • Facilitate/ support/ co-lead with various project team leads across the organization, to ensure delivery on portfolio of Sustainability projects and priorities across value chain.

    Support expert team leads to:

    • Identify collaborative opportunities, cross industry and stakeholder driven platforms and projects that can help deliver the strategy.
    • Develop positions and policies in line with Corporate positions and advocate accordingly
    • Comply to internal and external sustainability rules, norms, policies, standards.
    • Support to businesses in incorporating sustainability into the brand essence.
    • Support to seize opportunities to drive sales through sustainability initiatives.
    • Support/lead the communication of sustainability positions and actions internally and externally.
    • Provide support, guidance, and training content to develop Knowledge on Sustainability across the organization.
    • Provide timely reports and updates as needed.
    • Escalate issues early for support where needed

    Education & Experience:

    • Minimum Educational qualification 
      • Minimum educational level of Bachelor’s in science (e.g., Environmental Science, Agriculture, Food Science, Nutrition, Data science) or Technical academic background or Finance
    • Minimum Relevant work experience 
      • Minimum of 3 years’ experience in Sustainability or related field.

    What Will Make You Successful?

    • Passionate about the Sustainability field.
    • A strong desire to deliver tangible results.
    • Able to build connections and teams, and work with flexibility on cross functional projects.
    • Project management skills
    • Project monitoring and occasional entry via databases such as Excel (added advantage PowerBI and ServiceNow)
    • Fluent in English, French (an advantage for future career progression), local languages an advantage
    • Audit and/or communication skills
    • Good stakeholder management skills
    • Eager to learn and have a growth mindset.

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified? Go to Nestle Ghana Limited on to apply

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