Manager, Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR and Advocacy)

Manager, Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR and Advocacy)

Job Overview

About Borouge:

Borouge is a leading provider of innovative, value creating plastics solutions, considered as the largest integrated polyolefins plant in the world. It is a joint venture between ADNOC, one of the world’s major oil and gas companies, and Austria based Borealis, a leading provider of chemical and innovative plastics solutions, Borouge employs more than 3,000 people with over 50 nationalities, serving customers in 50 countries across the Middle East, Asia Pacific and Africa. Building on the unique Borstar® and Borlink™ technologies and over 50 years of experience in polyolefins, As part of our continuous growth and expansion, we require highly competent candidates for our current vacancies.

Job Purpose:

The jobholder is responsible to develop a global Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Strategy and Roadmap that is in line with and contributing to the overall Sustainability Framework, Policy and Strategy, and Borouge Corporate Strategy and supports the strategic objectives of ADNOC and the UAE government.

The jobholder is accountable to manage the international CSR Projects to ensure that Borouge positively impacts all the communities and environments where it operates globally and supports the sustainable development of the company and the overall plastics industry for both Borouge ADP and Borouge Pte, in line with the Company’s values and capabilities, and internationally recognised standards. This includes government bodies and academic institutions.

This role includes; identifying, leading and communicating the external Community Investment initiatives that improve the reputation of the company and support its role in the community (i.e. Water for the World, Waste Free Environment). In addition to providing clear guidelines for the implementation of Community Investment and Sponsorship activities globally, the jobholder is the direct custodian of the company-wide, and ADNOC and Borealis joint initiatives. The jobholder role must provide feedback to management and based on Social Return on Investment metrics, develop and implement plans to improve the effectiveness and sustainability of the initiatives.

The jobholder is responsible to present the plastics products as valuable commodities for the communities while promoting Borouge’sadvocacy pillars and commitment towards a circular economy. . The jobholder is responsible to communicate, present and educate the importance of the plastics industry and how plastics add value to society and positively affects life both locally and internationally.The jobholder is responsible to develop and implement an overarching Plastics Advocacy Strategy aligned with our commitment towards a circular economy and includes monitoring the plastics industry updates and innovative solutions. The job holder is expected to build up a relationship and engage with local and international entities across the value chain and drive policy change towards a circular economy.

Key Accountabilities:

CSR Strategy Contribution
CSR Initiatives
CSR Development Tactics
Plastics Advocacy Strategy and Management
Plastics Advocacy Communication and Implementation
Advocacy Benchmarking
Company Representation, Reporting & Communications

Minimum Qualifications, Experience, Knowledge & Skills:

Minimum of 8 – 12 years of total experience
Minimum of 6 years of experience in CSR, Sustainability, or equivalent designations within the Business Excellence, or Communications.
Preferred to have 3 – 5 years of experience in HSE, Operations, Polymers’ Product or Applications.
Experience in Petrochemicals, Polymers, is preferred.
Proven hands on corporate communication and event management
Exposure to develop tactical and operational strategies.
Hands on Return on Investment studies and analysis
Knowledge of product stewardship practices and concepts is preferred
Understanding of sustainability strategies and management systems
Understanding of key sustainability issues in the oil and gas and petrochemical industry
Knowledge of international sustainability standards, codes and work practices.
Strong influencing capabilities especially in a multi-stakeholder environment
Ability to work effectively with other people and in teams
Strong strategic, tactical, and analytical thinking
Strong presentation and reporting skills
Strong communication and inter-personal skills
Excellent group leadership facilitation abilities
Highest standards of professional and ethical behaviour

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