ESG Officer

SIPEF is devoted to certified sustainable production of tropical agricultural commodities, primarily palm oil. It also produces certified sustainable bananas, rubber and tea. These labor-intensive activities are developed in Indonesia, Papua New Guinea and Ivory Coast. In all of its activities, SIPEF continually strives to achieve a balance between taking care of the environment and social welfare, and development at an economic level.  All of our plantations conform to the strictest and most credible certification requirements.  Beyond certification we are continuously monitoring our social and environmental performance data and assessing improved mitigation strategies based on the analysis of our performance as expressed through non-financial data.  This information, including the data, also forms an important part of our communications to our stakeholders, including ESG ratings.  In order to provide reliable data an analysis to our operations in Indonesia we are currently seeking a ESG Officer.  The ESG Officer will be working for PT Tolan Tiga and based in Medan. 

Roles and responsibilities

The purpose of the ESG Officer will be to focus on the successful delivery and analysis of the environmental and sustainability data to enable PT Tolan Tiga to fulfil its social and environmental commitments. The ESG Officer will have direct input to the development our sustainability strategy.   The ESG Officer work closely with Sustainability Department team and will need to have a comprehensive /holistic knowledge of sustainability and wider environmental, social and governance issues.  Strong data management and analytical skills are required in order to excel in this role.

Other duties will include:

Collect, verify and monitor all ESG data from the operations
Provide relevant training to secure and maintain data integrity
Deliver our sustainability requirements and compliance, including Key Performance Indicators and GHG Calculations
Help inform group performance against policies, and guidelines related to all aspects of ESG and sustainability
Engages with internal stakeholders and presents regular sustainability reports and conducts sustainability assessments
Acting as the day-to-day subject matter expert and supporting the business divisions to embed sustainability within our business
Help develop ESG strategy that is achievable, evidence-based, and data-led.



Broad understanding of strategic environmental and compliance planning in relation to driving environmental improvements across operational and corporate function type environments
Demonstrable experience in the development of environmental and sustainability strategies
Strong experience in Risk and Compliance management within the ESG & Sustainability landscape
Experience in managing Data and Analytics regarding key corporate ESG reporting
Organised, inquisitive and detail-orientated with strong technical and communication skills
Strong attention to detail and ability to understand and resolve data errors easily
Professional, committed and driven to succeed in their role and deliver to a high standard

Skills and Experience:

Experience in the following standards is ad

At least 5 years’ relevant experience, preferably in the oil palm industry
ISO14064 and/or ISO14001 accreditation desirable


Interested applicants may submit resume, recent photo and other supporting documents (convert them all in 1 file PDF) by email to :

Subject email: ESG Officer – (full name)

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