Role Overview

Our client is a social impact investor with investments throughout Africa both supporting existing businesses and developing new ones.

The successful candidate will be involved in a range of audit and assurance based work associated with the due-diligence process for their investments including Labour related issues, EHS, Stakeholder Engagement, Environmental Compliance, Carbon Accounting etc.

Person Requirements

 The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate the following:

• Relevant Environmental / Social Impact qualifications.

• Experience with an investor / financial institution or in consultancy managing ESG related issues.

• Experience of undertaking EHS and related site audits in developing countries (ideally sub-Sharan Africa).

• Track record of working within responsible investment good practice and DFI standards (IFC Performance Standards, Equator Principles, etc).

• Ability to work in a team and independently in remote locations.

• Confident communication skills in a variety of settings and supervise external consultants where appropriate. 

The Opportunity

This is a great opportunity for an ESG Specialist to join an organisation with Responsible Investment at its core.

You will get the chance to work with a committed and talented team in a supportive and pro-active environment.

Will suit an experienced individual from a Consultancy who is looking for the opportunity to use their experience in an “in-house” role or from another organisation looking for their next challenge.

Porter Gosling

Porter Gosling are acting as a recruitment agency in respect to this position.

Porter Gosling supports organisations in the recruitment of senior and specialist individuals in the Environmental and Sustainability sectors.

Typical disciplines we work on will include Corporate Sustainability Jobs, Environmental Consultancy Jobs, Contaminated Land Jobs, EIA and Ecology Jobs, Water and Waste Management Jobs, ESG Jobs, Environmental Planning Jobs, Building Sustainability Jobs.

Please apply using the form or call on the number below:

+44 (0)7818 553 636 / +44 (0)1202 880 987


London base with potential for other locations in the UK / Africa

Excellent salary and package

ESG, EDD, Audit, Finance 

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