Director of Sustainability

Website The Coca-Cola Company

Job Description:

Reporting into the Senior Director of Sustainability in Africa, you’ll support in paving the way in implementing wide-ranging initiatives focused on water security, waste management, climate resilience, and economic empowerment.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Encourage a culture of sustainability within and outside the organization, utilizing your influence to advocate for best practices and generate momentum towards achieving our sustainability goals.
  • Develop and execute forward-thinking sustainability strategies that drive innovation and ensure alignment with our business objectives and global sustainability commitments focusing on areas such as water security, waste management, climate resilience, and economic empowerment.
  • Identify and promote innovative solutions within our sustainability initiatives. Oversee their effective integration into our operations and monitor the outcomes to ensure alignment with our strategic objectives.
  • Leverage strong networking skills to build meaningful relationships with various internal departments, NGOs, government agencies, industry leaders, and other external partners. These partnerships should advance our sustainability objectives and foster an environment of shared knowledge and collaborative action.

Job Requirements:

  • Prior experience in social investing and impact investment & assessment.
  • Broad experience in project and program management.
  • Proficiency in MS Office suite, with exceptional skills in strategic thinking and problem-solving within the sustainability realm.
  • Strong financial acumen and understanding of community relations.
  • Advanced qualifications like ISSP, IEMA, Certified Sustainability Professional, or PMP are advantageous.
  • Extended studies in Climate Studies, Social Entrepreneurship, Environmental Law, or Carbon Management highly regarded..
  • Master’s degree in Environmental science, Sustainability Management, Business Management, or related field.

Job Details:

Company: The Coca-Cola Company

Vacancy Type: Full Time

Job Location: Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa

Application Deadline: N/A

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