Senior Sustainability Program Manager

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  • Job ID 1004585

Job Description

Senior Sustainability Program Manager

Senior Sustainability Program Manager

  • Reports to: Head Of Group Sustainability
  • Unit: Sustainability Department: Executive Office

Purpose: As Senior Program Manager – Risk and Reporting, coordinate technical E&S functions for the planning, development, and execution of NCBA Group’s Sustainability Strategy. Manage climate-related risk, monitoring, evaluation, and reporting while ensuring compliance and identifying carbon emissions reduction opportunities.

Key Accountabilities:

  1. Financial (10%):
    • Track and report projects regularly, ensuring delivery within budget.
    • Align project goals with corporate strategy.
  2. Internal Business Processes (70%):
    • Develop and implement a comprehensive carbon audit program aligned with sustainability goals.
    • Coordinate data collection, analysis, and evaluation of environmental metrics.
    • Manage annual carbon audits and ensure compliance with reporting standards and regulations.
    • Identify opportunities for reducing carbon emissions and develop strategies.
    • Collaborate with departments for sustainability initiatives and stakeholder engagement.
    • Prepare and submit accurate project updates and maintain documentation.
    • Continuously monitor and track progress on carbon reduction initiatives.
  3. Customer (10%):
    • Build and maintain positive relationships with business and technical teams.
    • Serve as a resource for technical or business expertise.
  4. Learning and Growth (10%):
    • Complete at least 1 technical skills/certification.

Job Dimensions:

  • Reporting Relationships:
    • Direct Reports: None
    • Indirect Reports: TBA
  • Stakeholder Management:
    • Internal: Specific departments within the assigned portfolio.
    • External: Contracted Vendors, Regulators, DFIs, and investors.

Decision Making Authority/Mandates/Constraints: Operational and Managerial decisions. Propose business process/product changes, project implementation costs, and deal with compliance exceptions.

Work Cycle and Impact:

  • Long Term Planning: 1 Year (Sustainability strategy development, Resource planning)
  • Short Term Planning: 5 days – 3 months (Resource allocation)

Job Specifications:

  • Experience with IFC performance standards (5+ years).


  • Technical: Experience with IFC standards, project management, environmental regulations, data analysis.
  • Behavioral: Problem-solving, attention to detail, teamwork, persuasion.
  • Customer Focus: High satisfaction index, improvement benchmarks.
  • Financial: Reduce processing costs (10% YoY), identify key cost drivers.

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