Sustainability and Workplace Specialist 16 views

Job Overview

  • Salary Offer Market Related
  • Experience Level Senior
  • Total Years Experience 0-5


A global financial company is seeking a Sustainability and Workplace Specialist who will be responsible to facilitate long term strategy development and provide company management with strategy updates; develops and implements a strategy definition and implementation process in division; including measurements and competitor analysis and ensures functional alignment with group strategy; developing partnerships; strategic alliances and associations whilst representing the company’s views effectively


Minimum Requirements:

  • Advanced diplomas/national 1st degrees
  • 12 years working experience and relevant industry experience


Key Job Outputs:

  • Contribute to a culture conducive to the achievement of transformation goals by participating in the company culture building initiatives (e.g. staff surveys, etc.)
  • Participate and support corporate responsibility initiatives for the achievement of business strategy (e.g. green strategy)
  • Seek opportunities to improve business processes and system by identifying and recommending effective ways to operate and adding value to the company
  • Ensure alignment to group objectives by establishing and driving the long term 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 to leverage opportunities
  • Conduct long-term planning, budgeting, staffing and operations
  • Ensure alignment to group planning and definition requirements by establishing standardised frameworks
  • Ensure risk compliance by establishing and manage appropriate risk practices
  • Improve efficiency by providing management information, system improvements and standardised procedures
  • Drive priority delivery based on strategic alignment and return on investment by configuring portfolio of services or projects
  • 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 delivery
  • 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 structured services which are benchmarked to the industry
  • Support the achievement of the business strategy, objectives and values by reviewing company 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 development plan activities are completed within specified timeframe
  • Share knowledge and industry trends with 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


Core Competencies:

Technical/professional knowledge

  • Banking knowledge
  • Banking procedures
  • Business acumen
  • Business principles
  • Business terms and definitions
  • Business writing
  • Communication strategies
  • Data analysis
  • Industry trends
  • MS Office
  • Principles of financial management
  • Principles of project management
  • Relevant regulatory knowledge
  • Relevant software and systems knowledge
  • Research methodology
  • Decision-making process
  • Cluster specific operational knowledge
  • Governance, risk and controls

Behavioural competencies

  • Earning trust
  • Decision making
  • Facilitating change
  • Influencing
  • Initiating action
  • Innovation
  • Becoming a business advisor
  • High-impact communication


Salary:   Market related


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

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