Assistant Manager (ESG / Governance / Assurance/ Reporting) – Nairobi, Kenya

Western Africa#Southern Africa#Eastern Africa#Central Africa
Posted 3 months ago

Reference No. MTEB01

Job Description:

Our client is a leading Pan-African financial services company based in Kenya. With a strong commitment to environmental, social, and governance (ESG) practices, they are dedicated to responsible and sustainable business operations. As part of their ongoing commitment, they are seeking an Assistant Manager for ESG Governance & Reporting to join their team. The Assistant Manager, ESG Governance & Reporting will play a critical role in ensuring that ESG is an integral part of the company's strategy implementation. This position will focus on ESG risk and opportunities management, taking responsibility for managing the Governance, Assurance programs, Systems, Reporting, and Capacity Building/Training requirements of the Group with respect to ESG.



  • Support the Group Director as secretary to the Group Board Sustainability Committee and lead for the Group Management Sustainability Committee.
  • Take the lead in fulfilling all other ESG governance requirements outlined in the Group's policies and procedures, including the Enterprise Risk Management Framework.
  • Define, agree upon, and monitor progress for the Group ESG Assurance Program.
  • Ensure compliance with applicable laws, regulations, Group policies and procedures, and contractual obligations.
  • Identify and oversee the implementation of ESG systems necessary for managing the Group's Strategy and Objectives.
  • Manage the delivery of the Group's ESG training and capacity building initiatives.
  • Collect and prepare all internal ESG reporting materials to facilitate effective management and decision-making.
  • Lead all external reporting and disclosure obligations according to regulations, contracts, and stakeholder management requirements.
  • Act as a key integration and change management leader for the Group department.
  • Contribute to the development and implementation of organization-wide policies, tools, and systems.



  • Bachelor's degree in a business-related discipline.
  • Knowledge and practical experience in implementing Good International Industry Practices in the areas of Governance, Assurance, Reporting, Systems, and Training.
  • Professional qualifications in areas such as GRI (Global Reporting Initiative) would be highly advantageous.
  • Minimum of 4 years of experience in similar roles.
  • Proven track record of helping organizations enhance their systems, procedures, controls, and reporting.
  • Previous experience in the banking sector is desirable.
  • Broad understanding of sustainability matters within a financial institution.
  • Strong planning, organizing, and prioritization skills, especially when managing multiple assignments simultaneously and under pressure.
  • Excellent analytical and communication skills, both written and verbal.


Benefits and Contractual information:


  • Full time position
  • Based in Nairobi, Kenya
  • Must be willing to relocate for the role if needed.


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Matthew Taylor

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CA Finance


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