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ESG Officer

What is on offer?

The AHK Group is looking for an ESG Officer to develop AHK’s strategic approach to the Environment, Social and Wellbeing and Governance.

The purpose of the role will be to firstly develop the approach and then, with the support of the Executive and Senior Management team, implement the strategy and put in place the framework to monitor its progress. The role will require strong working relationships with the Compliance, Communications and Commercial teams across the Group. This is an exciting opportunity to support the Group’s commitment to the environment, social factors and strong and transparent governance.

About us

Alfred H Knight are an independent provider of inspection and testing services. Established in 1881, AHK operates in more than 40 countries with a well-earned reputation for providing reliable, professional services.

We provide specialist services for a wide range of commodities within base and minor metals, steel raw materials, ferroalloys, precious metals, platinum group metals, industrial minerals, solid fuels, and fertilisers. Our clients include miners, smelters, refineries, traders, financial institutions and government bodies.

We maintain rigorous quality standards to ensure that our operations provide the highest level of services to our clients. We achieve this through compliance with industry standards and regulations for laboratory, inspection and quality management, including ISO: IEC 17025, 17020, 9001, 14001 and 45001.

Our people are our finest asset and as a truly global company, we value diversity, and respect people from all backgrounds. Click here to find out more about AHK.


Do you have what it takes to become an ESG Officer?


  • Lead the development and maintenance of AHK’s ESG strategies. This will include the development and implementation of environmental policies & procedures, action plans,  ensuring that AHK always meets relevant legislation and industry best practice.
  • Develop and implement environmental and sustainability management systems to continually improve the impact of the organization on the environment and audit, analyze and report performance to internal and external clients and regulatory bodies.
  • Collaborate with the Marketing and Communications team to effectively communicate internally and externally AHK’s ESG Strategy.
  • Collaborate with the Business Development teams across all commodity streams to develop and assist with commercial requirements, support with bid/projects and commercial strategic initiatives.
  • Produce ESG reports, assuming lead responsibility in the company and set organizational sustainability targets, developing plans to meet those targets and oversee their delivery. ·
  • Liaise with relevant members of the Senior Management team across the  AHK Group to ensure that all ESG-focused Company documents are reviewed as required and are based on sound legislative, industry standards, or Company policy/procedures

To be successful at Alfred H Knight, you will need to display the following:

Required Knowledge and Work Experience

  • Geographical awareness and cultural sensitivity. Proven ability to adapt to new industries/ environments and workplace cultures.
  • Leadership of and/or participation in projects and/or programmes
  • Worked within an international matrix organization, working across multiple countries, time zones and functions.
  • Experience of working with and managing a broad cross-section of people in terms of varied levels of seniority and cultural backgrounds.
  • Evidence of having embraced new challenges, quickly familiarizing oneself in a new company in terms of company organization structure, business goals and internal/ external stakeholders

Hours of work – Monday – Friday 08:30 – 17:00

Hybrid working system – 3 days remote working, 2 days office-based.

ESG Officer

What are the benefits?

We are offering an excellent opportunity with a salary and benefits package to match including pension, life assurance and an employee assistance programme.

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