Science Specialist: Environmental & Natural Resources
The Land and Agricultural Development Bank of South Africa (Land Bank) is South Africas only specialist agricultural bank established in , the banks sole objective is to serve South African commercial and emerging farmers and bring specially designed financial services within their reach. These services enable farmers to finance land, equipment, improve assets and obtain production credit. The Land Bank provides financial services that have moved with the times and continues to provide services to agri-business and constantly reviews its offerings to ensure that they match the needs of an industry. As change has swept across the sector in South Africa the socio-economic makeup of agriculture has altered, bringing new entrants from historically disadvantaged backgrounds on to the land, these new farmers, facing the challenges of establishing sustainable agri-businesses across the agricultural value chain, Land Bank has been a commercial lifeline offering appropriately designed financial products that facilitate personal and commercial viability in a sector that is vital to the sustainability of South Africa and its people. Reporting to the Executive: Company Secretary, the focus of this role is to take responsibility for all the company secretarial work for the subsidiary companies of the Land Bank Group and to assist with company secretarial work for the Land Bank Group. The role primarily encompasses the day-to-day administration of Land Bank subsidiaries, and with assisting the Executive: Company Secretary with company secretarial work related to the Group. JOB SUMMARYTo provide environmental due diligence expertise to the Land Bank Operational Divisions of the Bank to enhance sustainable agricultural investments and support the due diligence process for both frontline business as well as PMS.To coordinate assessments, monitoring and management of environmental and social risks associated with Land Banks investments.