Sustainability and Workplace Specialist 32 views

Job Overview

  • Salary Offer Market Related
  • Experience Level Manager
  • Total Years Experience 10-20

Location: Sandton



The Sustainability Specialist will be required to  facilitate long term strategy development and provide company management with strategy updates.


Key Job Outputs:

  • Develops and implements a strategy definition and implementation process in division; including measurements against long term strategy
  • Provides management with corporate performance measures and competitor analysis and ensures functional alignment with Group strategy
  • Responsible for developing partnerships; strategic alliances and associations whilst representing the company’s views effectively
  • Contribute to a culture conductive to the achievement of transformation goals by participating in the company’s culture building initiatives(e.g. staff surveys etc).
  • Seek opportunities to improve business processes and systems by identifying and recommending effective ways to operate and adding value to Group
  • Ensure alignment to group objectives by establishing and driving the long-term strategy for the division
  • Realise division strategy by driving the realisation and executing the divisional strategy and action plan
  • Ensure the continuous alignment of divisional strategy by monitoring; controlling and aligning strategy realisation
  • Create a competitive and successful function through understanding competitor activity and acting leverage opportunities
  • Conduct long planning: budgeting; staffing and operations
  • Ensure alignment to group planning and definition requirements by establishing standardised frameworks
  • Ensure risk compliance by establishing and mange appropriate risk practices.
  • Improve efficiency by providing management information: system improvements and standardised procedures
  • Ensure functional alignment with Group strategy by providing management with corporate performance measures and competitor analysis ensure strategic alignment and realisation by translating divisional and Group strategy into effective; clear and measurable action plans
  • Realise sustainable strategic intent and provide insight into the organisation by driving effective and efficient service or product deliver
  • Provide guidance to top management with regards to potential areas of improvement.
  • Achieve quality and cost competitiveness which is made transparent to the client by providing structures services which are benchmarked to the industry
  • Support the achievement of the business strategy; objectives and values by reviewing Group and business Unit Plan and ensuring delivered systems; process; services and solutions are aligned
  • Identify training courses and career progression for self through input and feedback from management
  • Ensure all personal plan activities are completed within specified timeframe
  • Share knowledge and industry trend s with the team and stakeholders during formal and informal interaction
  • Obtain buy-in for developing new and/or enhanced processes (e.g. operational processes) that will improve the functioning of stakeholders’ businesses by highlighting benefits in support of the implementation of recommendations.
  • Contribute to culture conducive to the achievement of transformation goals by participating in Group culture building initiatives e.g. staff surveys etc.)
  • Drive priority delivery based on strategic alignment and return on investment by configuring portfolio of services or projects


Core Competencies:

  • Banking knowledge and procedures
  • Business Acumen
  • Business principles
  • Business terms and definitions
  • Business writing
  • Communication Strategies
  • Data analysis
  • Industry trends
  • Microsoft Office
  • Principles of financial management and project  management
  • Relevant regulatory knowledge
  • Relevant software and systems knowledge
  • Research methodology
  • Decision-making process
  • Cluster specific operational knowledge
  • Governance, risk and controls
  • Earning trust
  • Decision making
  • Facilitating change
  • Influencing
  • Initiating action
  • Innovation
  • Becoming a business advisor
  • High-impact communication



  • NQF Level/ Advanced Diplomas National 1st Degrees
  • Bachelor of Commerce: Financial Management



  • 12 years working experience and relevant industry experience


Salary:   Market related


Should you not hear from us within 2 weeks, kindly consider your application as unsuccessful.

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