Manager / Senior Manager – Sustainability at Deloitte

Akintola Williams Deloitte is the Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu Limited (DTTL) member firm in Nigeria and the oldest indigenous professional services firm in Nigeria.


Manager / Senior Manager – Sustainability


About Risk Advisory

  • Deloitte’s Risk Advisory helps clients focus on areas of increased risk, address the entire spectrum of emerging risks, including disruption due to innovation, cyber, geopolitical, and other trends; and pursue intelligent risk-taking as a means to value creation. Our major service offerings include:
    • Financial Industry Risk and Regulatory
    • Regulatory and Legal Support
    • Accounting and Internal Controls
    • Cyber & Strategy Risk
  • Our Sustainability approach combines insight and innovation from multiple disciplines with economic, social and environmental and governance knowledge to help our clients excel globally.  Our Sustainability service offerings include:
    • Sustainability Reporting
    • Sustainability Assurance
    • Strategy and Policy Development
    • Circular Economy and Climate Change
    • Programme Development and Implementation
    • ESG Services
    • Environmental and Social Impact Assessment.

Job Description

  • We are seeking suitably qualified high performing professionals to join our Risk Advisory team as a Sustainability Manager / Senior Manager.

The successful candidate will perform the following roles as part of our Sustainability Practice team:

  • Lead the delivery of Sustainability and ESG for the Sustainability Practice at Deloitte West Africa (Nigeria and Ghana)
  • Drive the strategic advocacy agenda of the group, and projects of the Risk Advisory department as may be assigned.
  • Responsible for developing and implementing go to market strategy for the Sustainability Practice. This involves opportunities identification, design and pursuit.
  • Monitor and evaluate competitor activity and drive the implementation of coordinated response.
  • Own and drive assigned engagement deliveries.
  • Manage and deliver advisory projects including sustainability assessment and strategy, reporting, social return on investment, stakeholder engagement, programs, green building, assurance etc.
  • Identify, recommend and lead improvement initiatives for clients based on gaps, opportunities, client requirements, global trends and sector benchmarking.
  • Contribute to new product/service development and advancement of existing client tools and solutions.
  • Manage and build the capacity within the sustainability team according to business requirement.
  • Lead the eminence activities of the Practice and the growth of the brand.


  • A Bachelor’s Degree with a minimum of a Second Class Upper in Environmental Science / Engineering, Civil Engineering, Development Planning or in a relevant Environmental / Social Science discipline.
  • A Master’s Degree in a relevant environmental and social science field is desirable.
  • Have a minimum of credit in five WASSCE / GCE / NECO Ordinary Level subjects or acceptable equivalent examination, including Mathematics and English.
  • Professional qualification from GRI, ISO, ISSP, IEMA or other relevant recognized professional bodies and institutions is an added advantage.
  • Minimum of fifteen (15) years relevant experience in any of the Big 4 of a similar role. Candidate should be able demonstrate recent delivery of the required sustainability offerings.
  • Have good knowledge of the World Bank safeguards policies and Nigeria/Ghana’s environmental laws.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills for report writing, client presentations, and project management.
  •  Applicant will be mainly based in Nigeria and will serve the Ghana Office when required.

Additional Information
What Impact Will You Make:

  • Every day, your work will make an impact that matters, while you thrive in a dynamic culture of inclusion, collaboration, and high performance.
  • As the undisputed leader in professional services, Deloitte is where you will find unrivalled opportunities to succeed and realize your full potential.

How You Will Grow:

  • At Deloitte, our professional development plan focuses on helping people at every level of their career to identify and use their strengths to do their best work every day.
  • From entry-level employees to senior leaders, we believe there is always room to learn.
  • We offer opportunities to help build world-class skills in addition to hands-on experience in the global, fast-changing business world.
  • From on-the-job learning experiences to formal development programs at Deloitte University, our professionals have a variety of opportunities to continue to grow throughout their career. Explore Deloitte University Leadership Centre.

At Deloitte, we know that great people make a great organization. We value our people and offer employees a broad range of benefits.

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