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Environmental Specialist

Rosebank Towers

City of Johannesburg, Gauteng 7 April

Redefine Properties Limited

  • Description

  • Primary Purpose of the Job

    The role will be responsible for

    Key Performance Areas (KPA’s)

    • Oversee the implementation of the Company’s climate risk management framework
    • Contribute towards the Company’s overall understanding of environmental, social and governance through research managing the Company’s environmental management efforts at a Group level. The role will also be responsible for raising awareness internally and conduct training where necessary internally regarding managing the Company’s environmental performance and management. and insights into the discipline
    • Implement science-based targets aligned to the Paris Agreement
    • Understand and be able to implement the ICMA green bond principles and use-of-proceeds framework
    • Manage the Company’s internal environmental management system, including knowledge of the ISO standards on environmental management and life cycle assessments
    • Provide guidance to the Company’s property management team to manage and implement the tenant sustainability management programme, including the green leasing framework and split incentive arrangements
    • Provide guidance to the Company’s asset management team regarding the integration of environmental factors into the Company’s investment processes and decision-making
    • Monitor the Company’s environmental management programmes to ensure that they are in accordance with the Group-level ESG strategy and environmental-related targets
    • Develop and manage ESG-related content for stakeholder engagement programmes and material (e.g. update and distribute green tenant guideline)
    • Assist in applying international sustainable reporting requirements, including SASB and TCFD, to our annual sustainability disclosure
    • Work with internal stakeholders to timeously gather and analyse environmental data and implement systems to track additional data
    • Work with internal stakeholders to timeously gather information relevant to the annual carbon footprint assessment
    • Prepare information for report back to the Management and Executive Committees and the Board regarding the Company’s environmental performance

    Job Specific Requirements

    Job Knowledge:
    • Good understanding of environmental legislation
    • Good understanding of environmental best practice
    • Climate risk profiles and the application thereof to the Enterprise Risk Framework

    Job Related Skills:
    • Strong problem-solving skills and self-starter, capable of executing programmes and projects from start to finish
    • Strong understanding of local and international trends on energy, water and waste management trends
    • Strong understanding of energy, water and waste measurement and metrics
    • Strong understanding of regulatory requirements regarding environmental management
    • Proficient in Microsoft Word and Excel

    Job Experience:
    • 2-3 years’ experience in an environmental management role

    • Bachelor’s degree or Postgraduate Diploma in environmental management, or another relevant field
    • Master’s in environmental management would be advantageous

    Competency Requirements:

    • Presenting and Communicating Information
    • Writing and Reporting
    • Applying Expertise and Technology
    • Analysing
    • Learning ad Researching
    • Formulating Strategies and Concepts
    • Planning and Organising
    • Adapting and Responding to Change
    • Achieving Personal Work Goals and Objectives

  • Number of vacancies: 1
  • Requirements

  • Minumun level of education: Diploma /Bachelor's/ N6
  • Years of experience: 2
  • Language(s): English
  • Availability for travel: No
  • Availability for change of residence: No

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Ad summary

  • Environmental Specialist

  • Recruiter

    Redefine Properties Limited

  • Province

    City of Johannesburg, Gauteng

  • Work type

    Full Time

  • Type of contract

    Permanent contract

  • Salary


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