The Nigerian Stock Exchange services the largest economy in Africa, and is championing the Development of Africa’s financial markets. The Exchange offers Listing and Trading Services, Licensing Services, Market Data Solutions, Ancillary Technology Services, and more. It is an open,
professional and vibrant exchange, connecting Nigeria, Africa and the world.

The Nigerian Stock exchange is recruiting to fill the below position:

Job Title: Team Lead, Corporate Social Responsibility
Location: Lagos
Reports to: Head, Corporate Communications
Job Summary

  • The individual will be tasked to provide thought leadership and counsel to Senior Management and EXCO in the areas of sustainability and corporate citizenship.
  • The Lead is expected to be a well-rounded professional that understands how to leverage the tools of Communications to create awareness and equity for the Exchange.

Key Responsibilities

  • Define, develop and implement CSR/ESG strategies, scorecards and action plans that contribute to the delivery of The Exchange’s CSR vision, mission and objectives
  • Create a comprehensive and integrated marketing drive to build excitement around CSR programs for both external and internal audiences
  • Co-ordinate volunteer activities and events, drumming up support and persuading employee participation Working in partnership with various community groups
  • Coordinate the overall administration, processes and budget of programmes
  • Responsible for Managing the CSR team as well as staff in other teams within the organisation who have CSR activities formally allocated to them
  • Report to the Executive Committee as appropriate on progress, strategic issues and budget allocation
  • Work various internal stakeholders such as Human Resources, Broker Dealer Regulation, Listing Regulation, etc to develop, implement and monitor sustainability initiatives
  • Manage the CSR reporting process, by working closely with business units & different locations
  • Engage employees and all other key stakeholders to whom CSR commitments apply
  • Design and conduct CSR awareness programs / interventions & also create internal and external communications plans
  • Serve as an internal resource and external representative on CSR matters
  • Manage CSR assessment and consulting engagements, and other external consultants / agencies
  • Represent the Exchange in various Social organizations, conferences and groups to exchange CSR related developments and ideas
  • Benchmark Industry best practices on CSR; Study & analyse the developments in CSR both within & outside the organization
  • Ensure Company Top Management is engaged, involved and supports CSR initiatives and its implementation
  • Act as a key player in developing an integrated CSR approach & decision-making structure
  • Ensure the consistent funding mechanism for CSR initiatives and funds are apportioned as per priority
  • Play a vital role in preparing and implementing an Annual & long term CSR plan for The Exchange

Qualifications and Experience

  • Knowledge of how Sustainability fits into the wider strategic business context and company brand
  • Knowledge of how CSR influences stakeholder relations
  • Proven track record in program/project management (processes, budget, planning, resourcing, etc.)
  • Experience/Knowledge in dealing with international organizations such as UN Global Compact, WFE, Global Reporting Initiatives (GRI), etc
  • Experience in stakeholders engagement and/or community investment
  • Understanding society and the positive affect CSR can have on the external environment

Functional Competencies:

  • Conflict Management
  • Relationship Management

Behavioural Competencies:

  • Attention to Detail
  • Building Trust
  • Delegation
  • Effective Communication Skills (Written & Oral)
  • Time Management

How to Apply

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