Sustainability & Communication Specialist at CocaCola Tz | Mar 2024

March 11, 2024
Application deadline closed.

Job Description

Job Title
Sustainability & Communication Specialist
Job Category
Legal and Public Affairs – Communication and Sustainability
Coca-Cola Kwanza (Tanzania)
Job Type
Location – Country
Location – Province
Not Applicable
Location – Town / City
Dar es Salaam
Job Description
Coca-Cola Kwanza Ltd has an exciting opportunity in PACS department. We are looking for a talented individual with relevant skills and experience in Sustainability & Communication Specialist position to be based in Dar es Salaam. The successful candidate will report to PACS Director.
Key Duties & Responsibilities
Strategy Development

  • Facilitate the development of Sustainable Development strategy across all business functions and agree medium to long term deliverables with members of the Leadership Team.
  • Develop sustainable development plans to support local priorities, with performance criteria.
  • Oversee management governance structures in the regions, reporting on progress.
  • Input into the Transformation’s internal and external communication strategy.
  • Review trends, public debates and regulatory development across all the sustainability priorities, assess impact and determine key changes and issues affecting the business in the short, medium and long term.
  • Highlight sustainability risks and investigate innovative solutions to mitigate the risk to the business. 

Manage Sustainability Projects and Initiatives

  • Develop Sustainability Projects / Initiates according to identified and agreed priorities and oversee implementation of Sustainability Projects / Initiatives (e.g. Waste Minimization and Recycling Project Initiative).
  • Set up country working groups / task teams to oversee regional roll-out.
  • Run awareness and communication initiatives to drive employees’ involvement and engagement. 

Monitoring and Reporting

  • Support business commercial objectives and opportunities.
  • Development of Sustainability index for country.
  • Submit country sustainability report as per the required reporting procedures.
  • Monitor the country’s performance against group’s targets and manage any gaps with responsible leaders.
  • Ensure companywide implementation and adherence to provisions of the Codes of Good Practice (CoGP).
  • Compile the country’s Bi-annual reporting of sustainability measures. 

Stakeholder and PR Management

  • Identify external platforms to showcase country specific sustainability initiatives (conferences, magazines and interest group initiatives), enhancing corporate reputation and stakeholder relations management.
  • Manage relationships with all legislated related bodies.
  • Identify gaps & opportunities.
  • Engage leadership and key relationship holders to ensure that relationships are developed and maintained.
  • Develop and manage PR and communications calendar to address all PR opportunities with both internal and external stakeholders.
  • Collaborate with Internal Comms team to ensure awareness is created on all ssues with Internal stakeholders.

Skills, Experience & Education
The applicant should have at least a tertiary qualification in law, politics, public policy or humanities related degree. Should have a minimum of 5 years working experience in Sustainable Development Management. Prior working experience in a Public Affairs department will be an added advantage. The applicant should have the ability to demonstrate high levels of interpersonal skills and good communication skills at all levels within and outside the organisation.


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