Equity Bank Group Director - Sustainability Jobs in Kenya

Equity Bank Group Director - Sustainability Jobs in Kenya

Role Purpose

Our Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) strategy is an integral part of our Business Strategy. As the Group Sustainability Director, you will be responsible for leading the Equity Group's strategic efforts to ensure a sustainable and responsible approach to business operations and activities across all areas of the organisation.

This role involves developing and managing the sustainability strategy and initiatives, as well as overseeing and reporting on the progress made towards meeting corporate and social responsibility objectives.

You will provide strategic though leadership on the organisation's efforts to reduce its environmental impact and to meet the commitments it has made in relation to carbon, energy, water and waste reduction. This role will involve working closely with external partners and stakeholders to ensure the organisation is meeting its obligations through integrated ESG Frameworks.

Job Responsibilities

  • Develop and implement a strategic sustainability plan aligned with the company's mission and values.

  • Lead the identification, evaluation, and implementation of sustainability initiatives across various areas (e.g., energy efficiency, waste reduction, resource conservation, supply chain sustainability).

  • Conduct life cycle assessments and environmental audits to identify areas for improvement.

  • Develop and implement sustainability policies, processes, and procedures as well as sustainability communication plans.

  • Set measurable sustainability goals and objectives, and track progress towards achieving them.

  • Oversee compliance with relevant environmental regulations and reporting requirements.

  • Partner with cross-functional teams (operations, supply chain, facilities) to integrate sustainability practices into core
    business processes.

  • Manage and allocate the sustainability budget effectively.

  • Foster a culture of sustainability by raising awareness, engaging employees, and promoting behavioral change.

  • Represent the company on sustainability initiatives and collaborate with external stakeholders, Customers, partners and investors.

  • Stay current on emerging trends and best practices in sustainability.


  • Bachelor’s degree in environmental science, Sustainability, Engineering, or a related field plus a relevant master’s degree.

  • The successful candidate will be an experienced leader, with a minimum of 10 years proven track record of working in sustainability and corporate social responsibility.

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills and the ability to build relationships with internal and external stakeholders.

  • A proactive individual with an ability to think strategically, develop and implement sustainable solutions.

  • Strong understanding of key sustainability principles and frameworks (e.g., circular economy, carbon foot printing, LEED certification).

  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills.

  • Experience in project management and budget control.

    How to Apply

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